2016-2017 NBA regular season semifinals game 3, Boston Celtics vs Washington Wizard eastern conference (scores update) May 04, 2017 Thursday night at “Verizon Center” full replay, result and recap the full game.
WASHINGTON — John Wall scored 24 points, Isaiah Thomas was held to 13 and the Washington Wizards jumped out to a hot start and rode it to a 116-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in a technical foul-filled Game 3 on Thursday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1.
The Wizards used a 22-0 first-quarter run to take a 34-12 lead as Thomas and the Celtics kept missing shots and turning the ball over. The game was already a blowout in the second when Washington’s Kelly Oubre Jr. was ejected for charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk after the Boston big man was called for an illegal screen.
Celtics: G Avery Bradley scored seven points after reporting soreness Wednesday from a hip pointer in Game 2. … Jae Crowder has scored 10-plus points in a playoff career-high four consecutive games. He finished with 14. … Gerald Green started in place of Amir Johnson after not playing in Game 2 and had eight points.
Wizards: Bogdanovic made four of the seven 3-pointers he attempted, finishing with 19 points. … C Marcin Gortat had 13 points and 16 rebounds. … Seated courtside, former player Caron Butler was treated to a highlight montage on the scoreboards and an ovation from the sellout crowd.