With both Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus out Sunday night, the Boston Celtics needed Avery Bradley to step up.
Down two guards, the Boston Celtics got a career-best from reserve Avery Bradley.
The Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 100-94 without Rajon Rondo on Sunday.
Ray Allen scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics won for the second straight night over Washington, beating the winless Wizards 100-92 on Monday night.
The Celtics look to even their record with a second victory over the Wizards in as many days Monday night at TD Garden.
The Celtics won their second straight Sunday night thanks to big nights from Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett.
Rajon Rondo recorded his first triple-double of the season as the Celtics beat the Wizards 94-86 in Washington.
The Celtics hope to build on their first win as they open a home-and-home set with the lowly Wizards on Sunday night in the nation’s capital.
The Boston Celtics didn’t play four of their usual starters, essentially setting aside their bid for a better playoff seed for the chance to give their top players some rest, and the result was a 95-94 overtime loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday night that handed the Miami Heat the No. 2 spot in the Eastern Conference.
Rajon Rondo had 20 points and 14 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 104-88 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.