For the first time since the 2006-07 season, the Boston Celtics find themselves on the outside looking in on the NBA postseason, so all eyes are now pointed toward the draft.
The Celtics squandered a 19-point third-quarter lead in losing to Detroit.
Henry Sims had career-highs with 24 points and nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated their second victory in less than a week, beating the Boston Celtics 111-102 on Friday night.
The Washington Wizards are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the Boston Celtics.
With two Boston teams in action tonight, you can hear the Celtics on 100.7 WZLX and the Bruins on 98.5 The Sports Hub.
Chicago swept the home-and-home series with the Celtics after posting a 107-102 victory in Boston on Sunday.
Rajon Rondo had 17 points and 11 assists for the Celtics.
Jerryd Bayless led the Celtics in scoring with 20 points, 14 coming in the fourth quarter.
Warriors assistant Brian Scalabrine has fallen out of favor with head coach Mark Jackson, who reassigned the former Celtics player earlier this week. GM Danny Ainge told T&R he would welcome Scal back with open arms.
The Raptors beat the Celtics 99-90 at the TD Garden Wednesday night.