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Celtics roll to ninth straight victory


By John Mitchell, for NBA.com
Posted Friday December 11, 2009 1:26AM

WASHINGTON (NBA.com exclusive) -- It remains true to this day that good teams find ways to win games and bad ones will troll the depths of the ocean to find ways to lose.

Such was the case at the sold out Verizon Center in Washington D.C. last night as the Boston Celtics continued their blitzkrieg of a streak with a 104-102 victory over the Wizards.

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Andray Blatche's 17 points were not enough to keep the Wizards afloat in a 104-102 loss to the Celtics.
Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images

The Celtics won for the ninth time in a row, and they extended their road record to 10-1, their last loss in enemy territory coming against Indiana back on Nov. 14. The Celtics (18-4) went into the game with the Wizards tied with Orlando for the best record in the Eastern Conference.

Rajon Rondo led Boston with 21 points and a game-high 11 assists. All five Boston starters finished in double digits. Ray Allen became the 32nd player in league history to surpass the 20,000-point plateau when he drilled a 3-pointer with 4:44 remaining in the third quarter. Allen finished with 18 points, Kevin Garnett added 17, Kendrick Perkins finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Paul Pierce scored 12.

Rondo put the Celtics ahead for good when his driving dunk gave the Celtics a 100-98 lead with just over one minute left in the game.

For the Wizards, the end was sloppy. Gilbert Arenas, who led Washington with 25 points and eight assists, missed a pair of free throws with 26 seconds to play and the Wizards down 100-98.

Down 103-100, Arenas and Randy Foye both missed 3-point shots in the final 10 seconds of the game. Foye missed his with just less than five seconds to play in the game. He did score a meaningless layup after Perkins sank of pair of free throws to put the game out of reach.

"We had opportunities. We can't shoot 63 percent from the free throw line against great teams," Washington coach Flip Saunders said of his team. "We can't give up layups. We played good defense in the second half that put us in position, but you can't give up a dunk with the score tied 98-98."

The Celtics did everything right for most of the night. This included taking a 15-point lead in the second quarter when Perkins sank a free throw to give Boston a 61-46 lead right before halftime. The Celtics also managed to do something that bordered on the spectacular in the second quarter, holding the Wizards without a single rebound in the quarter.

"Oh, really?" responded Boston's Rasheed Wallace when told of his team's accomplishment. "I didn't know that. Man."

Down 14 at halftime, Washington opened the third quarter on a 22-8 run, capped by Antawn Jamison's fast break layup to take a short-lived 72-70 lead with just under five minutes left in the third.

But just as they have done for the better part of the season, the Celtics took their defense to another level over the next few minutes. In fact, after Jamison scored the Wizards would connect on just one more field goal in the quarter while turning the ball over three times as Boston restored its lead to 83-74 to start the fourth quarter. "We have to continue to get better," an unsatisfied Pierce said. "We try to concentrate on playing better basketball. Putting two halves together and putting four quarters together is what is important to us. Yes, we are happy that we won but we are a little disappointed at how the way we played in the second half."

Following Boston's run, the Wizards never again seemed to sustain anything the rest of the way.

"That's one of our problems, we've got to do something to stop these teams from making run after run on us," Foye said. "I know they are a good team, but we're going to have to start beating some teams that we're not supposed to beat if we're going to change the way things have been going around here."

And things really haven't been going well for the Wizards. The loss dropped the team's record to 7-13, and the Wizards remain in last place in the Southeast Division. They have lost three in a row and hope to turn their fortunes around on Saturday when they host Indiana, which defeated them 102-86 when the teams met last month.

Celtics
Wizards
     
    • 49.3%

    • 48.2%

    • 33.3%

    • 33.3%

    • 70.3%

    • 63.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS WAS
Total Rebounds 9 18
Offensive Rebounds 10 8
Turnovers 14 13
Fast Break Pts: 8 14
Biggest Lead: 15 7
Points in the Paint: 46 42
BOS WAS
p Rondo   21 Arenas   25
rb Perkins   11 3 players   8
a Rondo   11 Arenas   8
s 3 players   2 Blatche   5
b Perkins   2 3 players   1
 
  • 11/17 - WAS @ BOS
  • 01/22 - BOS @ WAS
  • 04/08 - WAS @ BOS
  • 04/11 - BOS @ WAS
Boston Celtics (50-32)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Pierce F 32:46 2-8 2-5 6-10 -3 0 5 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 12
K. Garnett F 33:22 8-14 0-0 1-2 0 0 5 5 2 2 2 2 1 0 17
K. Perkins C 31:13 5-7 0-0 6-11 -6 3 8 11 0 3 0 3 2 1 16
R. Allen G 39:01 5-11 2-6 6-6 -1 2 5 7 2 2 0 3 0 1 18
R. Rondo G 37:36 10-20 0-0 1-1 -7 1 2 3 11 3 0 1 1 0 21
E. House   17:13 2-5 0-0 0-0 +3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4
R. Wallace   18:31 0-2 0-1 4-4 +9 1 4 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 4
T. Allen   17:24 4-5 0-0 0-1 +14 2 1 3 0 3 2 3 0 0 8
S. Williams   12:54 1-3 0-0 2-2 +1 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 4
J. Giddens DNP - Coach's Decision
L. Hudson DNP - Coach's Decision
B. Scalabrine DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-75 4-12 26-37   10 30 40 20 21 6 14 5 3 104
  49.3% 33.3% 70.3%   team rebs: 9 total to: 14
Washington Wizards (26-56)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Butler F 41:25 3-10 0-0 4-5 0 2 6 8 5 4 0 1 1 0 10
A. Jamison F 35:32 7-14 2-5 0-1 -2 2 6 8 0 3 1 1 0 0 16
B. Haywood C 35:21 7-7 0-0 3-4 +6 1 7 8 0 3 1 4 1 0 17
N. Young G 11:57 1-5 0-1 2-2 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 4
G. Arenas G 41:33 11-23 2-6 1-6 0 1 2 3 8 4 0 4 0 3 25
A. Blatche   26:22 7-10 1-2 2-2 -4 1 2 3 3 4 5 1 0 0 17
R. Foye   13:46 3-10 0-1 0-0 -5 1 2 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 6
E. Boykins   12:49 1-2 0-0 0-0 -8 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
F. Oberto   01:59 0-0 0-0 0-0 -4 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
J. McGee   03:21 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
D. Stevenson   15:56 1-4 1-3 2-2 +9 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5
D. McGuire DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 41-85 6-18 14-22   8 26 34 21 29 8 13 3 5 102
  48.2% 33.3% 63.6%   team rebs: 18 total to: 14

inactive

  • Celtics: Daniels, Davis, Walker
  • Wizards: Crittenton, James, Miller

technical fouls

  • Celtics: --
  • Wizards: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 6
  • Times Tied: 8

arena stats

  • Arena: Verizon Center, Washington, DC
  • Officials: #42 Eric Lewis, #43 Dan Crawford, #61 Courtney Kirkland
  • Attendance: 20173
  • Duration: 2:41
Boston Celtics (25-8) Washington Wizards (10-22)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Haywood vs Perkins (Garnett gains possession)
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Pierce (1 AST)  11:43
[BOS 2-0]
 
  11:25
[WAS 3-2]
Jamison 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST) 
  11:08 Young Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  11:08
[BOS 3-3]
 
Allen Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  11:08
[BOS 4-3]
 
  10:56 Arenas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Garnett (1 ST) 
  10:39 Butler Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Allen Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (1 AST)  10:34
[BOS 6-3]
 
  10:17
[WAS 5-6]
Haywood Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:01
[BOS 8-5]
 
  09:52
[WAS 7-8]
Arenas Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (2 AST)  09:38
[BOS 10-7]
 
Rondo Foul : Personal (1 PF)  09:30  
  09:22
[WAS 9-10]
Butler Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Young (1 AST) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  09:08  
  09:07 Jamison Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Rondo Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  09:01  
  09:01 Arenas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:01 Team Rebound 
  09:01
[WAS 10-10]
Arenas Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Allen (1 AST)  08:51
[BOS 13-10]
 
  08:36 Jamison Jump Shot: Missed 
Rondo Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:35  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  08:21  
  08:20 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:08 Young 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:07  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  08:00  
  08:00 Team Rebound 
Perkins Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF)  08:00  
Perkins Foul : Defense 3 Second (1 PF)  07:43  
  07:43 Butler Free Throw Technical Missed 
  07:43 Team Rebound 
  07:29
[WAS 13-13]
Arenas 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:13 Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:06 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:05  
Rondo Running Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:58
[BOS 15-13]
 
  06:48 Young Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:48 Team Rebound 
  06:48 Haywood Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (1 TO) 
Perkins Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:25
[BOS 17-13]
 
  06:05
[WAS 15-17]
Haywood Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  05:49  
  05:48 Haywood Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:40
[WAS 17-17]
Haywood Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Arenas (1 AST) 
  05:28 Butler Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
  05:28 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:28 Butler Substitution replaced by Blatche 
Garnett Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:20
[BOS 19-17]
 
  05:05 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (1 BLK) 
  05:02 Arenas Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:59
[WAS 20-19]
Jamison 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Arenas (2 AST) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  04:45  
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:44  
Perkins Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Young (1 ST)  04:41  
  04:35
[WAS 22-19]
Young Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Rondo Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:23  
Rondo Substitution replaced by House  04:23  
  04:07
[WAS 24-19]
Jamison Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Haywood (1 ST)  03:47  
Allen Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  03:43  
  03:43
[WAS 25-19]
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  03:43
[WAS 26-19]
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Perkins Jump Shot: Missed  03:21  
  03:20 Jamison Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:13 Arenas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:12  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Pierce (2 AST)  02:59
[BOS 22-26]
 
  02:42 Young Jump Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:41  
  02:22 Arenas Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:22  
  02:22 Young Substitution replaced by Foye 
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  02:22
[BOS 23-26]
 
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  02:22
[BOS 24-26]
 
  02:03 Foye Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:01 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:52 Blatche Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:52  
Perkins Substitution replaced by Wallace  01:52  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  01:37  
  01:36 Jamison Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:20 Arenas Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Pierce (1 ST) 
Garnett Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Blatche (1 ST)  01:10  
  01:06 Foye Jump Shot: Missed Block: Garnett (1 BLK) 
  01:06 Team Rebound 
Allen Substitution replaced by Allen  01:06  
Garnett Substitution replaced by Williams  01:06  
  01:00 Jamison Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:59.8  
  00:51.3 Haywood Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:51.3  
Team Rebound  00:51.3  
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  00:51.3
[BOS 25-26]
 
Pierce Foul : Personal (1 PF)  00:39.8  
  00:39.8
[WAS 27-25]
Blatche Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  00:39.8
[WAS 28-25]
Blatche Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
House Jump Shot: Missed  00:24.9  
Allen Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:22.8  
Allen Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:20.9
[BOS 27-28]
 
  00:00.5 Jamison Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:00.1  
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (25-8) Washington Wizards (10-22)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:42 Jamison 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:40  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS)  11:19
[BOS 30-28]
 
  10:54 Jamison Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Allen (1 ST) 
  10:53 Jamison Substitution replaced by Butler 
  10:53 Arenas Substitution replaced by Boykins 
  10:40 Blatche Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
  10:40 Haywood Substitution replaced by Oberto 
  10:38 Foye Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Allen Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  10:33
[BOS 32-28]
 
  10:33 Oberto Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  10:33  
  10:33 Team Rebound 
Williams Foul : Personal (1 PF)  10:33  
  10:10 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:09 Team Rebound 
Pierce Substitution replaced by Allen  10:09  
  10:04
[WAS 30-32]
Foye Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (2 AST) 
House Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST)  09:50
[BOS 34-30]
 
  09:29
[WAS 32-34]
Butler Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Oberto (1 AST) 
  09:13 Oberto Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Wallace Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:13
[BOS 35-32]
 
Wallace Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  09:13
[BOS 36-32]
 
  08:48 Foye Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:47  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  08:42  
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  08:41  
  08:41 Oberto Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Timeout : Official  08:41  
  08:41 Oberto Substitution replaced by McGee 
  08:41 Foye Substitution replaced by Young 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:41
[BOS 37-32]
 
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:41
[BOS 38-32]
 
  08:25 Young Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:24  
Allen Running Slam Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS)  08:17
[BOS 40-32]
 
  08:15 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:15 Young Substitution replaced by Arenas 
  07:56
[WAS 34-40]
Blatche Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
McGee Violation:Defensive Goaltending  07:41  
Allen Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (3 AST)  07:41
[BOS 42-34]
 
  07:25
[WAS 36-42]
Blatche Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
House Foul : Offensive (1 PF)  07:10  
House Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  07:10  
Wallace Foul : Personal (1 PF)  06:54  
  06:48 Boykins Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:47  
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Blatche (2 ST)  06:27  
  06:23
[WAS 38-42]
Boykins Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Blatche (1 AST) 
  06:05 Arenas Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Wallace Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  06:05
[BOS 43-38]
 
Williams Substitution replaced by Garnett  06:05  
House Substitution replaced by Rondo  06:05  
Wallace Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:05
[BOS 44-38]
 
  05:46 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:45  
Garnett Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rondo (3 AST)  05:41
[BOS 46-38]
 
  05:20 McGee Foul : Offensive (1 PF) 
  05:20 McGee Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  05:20 McGee Substitution replaced by Jamison 
Garnett Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rondo (4 AST)  05:11
[BOS 48-38]
 
  04:52
[WAS 40-48]
Blatche Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Arenas (3 AST) 
  04:42 Blatche Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:42
[BOS 49-40]
 
Allen Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  04:42
[BOS 50-40]
 
Garnett Foul : Personal (1 PF)  04:33  
Allen Foul : Personal (1 PF)  04:25  
  04:18
[WAS 42-50]
Jamison Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Boykins (1 AST) 
Rondo Running Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:03
[BOS 52-42]
 
  04:03 Blatche Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Wallace Substitution replaced by Perkins  04:03  
Rondo Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS)  04:03
[BOS 53-42]
 
Allen Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  03:48  
  03:48 Blatche Substitution replaced by Haywood 
  03:48 Arenas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:48 Team Rebound 
  03:48 Arenas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:47  
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  03:34  
  03:23
[WAS 44-53]
Arenas Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:22  
Allen Substitution replaced by Pierce  03:22  
Rondo Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  03:11
[BOS 55-44]
 
  02:47 Haywood Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO) 
Perkins Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rondo (5 AST)  02:34
[BOS 57-44]
 
  02:15 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  02:14  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  02:07  
Allen Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:06  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  01:53  
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:53  
  01:53 Jamison Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  01:53 Team Timeout : Short 
  01:53 Boykins Substitution replaced by Young 
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:53  
Team Rebound  01:53  
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  01:53
[BOS 58-44]
 
  01:32
[WAS 46-58]
Arenas Running Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Perkins Jump Hook Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Garnett (1 AST)  01:15
[BOS 60-46]
 
  01:15 Jamison Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 1 (10 PTS)  01:15
[BOS 61-46]
 
  00:54.7
[WAS 48-61]
Haywood Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Butler (3 AST) 
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  00:46.9  
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  00:44.9  
Rondo Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:36.9
[BOS 63-48]
 
  00:26.8
[WAS 50-63]
Arenas Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  00:05.6 Young Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Rondo Substitution replaced by Allen  00:05.6  
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:05.6  
Team Rebound  00:05.6  
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:05.6
[BOS 64-50]
 
  00:01.1 Arenas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (25-8) Washington Wizards (10-22)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Pierce Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  11:46  
  11:46
[WAS 51-64]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  11:46
[WAS 52-64]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  11:22  
  11:21 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  11:08
[WAS 54-64]
Haywood Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Arenas (4 AST) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  10:43  
  10:42 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  10:34 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  10:33  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  10:22  
  10:21 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Pierce Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  10:12  
  10:12
[WAS 55-64]
Haywood Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  10:12
[WAS 56-64]
Haywood Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  10:01  
  10:00 Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:59 Butler Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Perkins Layup Shot: Missed Block: Haywood (1 BLK)  09:46  
  09:45 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  09:37 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed 
Pierce Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  09:36  
Perkins Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Rondo (6 AST)  09:29
[BOS 66-56]
 
  09:05
[WAS 58-66]
Haywood Running Hook Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS)  08:55
[BOS 68-58]
 
  08:55 Haywood Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
  08:37 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:36 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:31
[WAS 61-68]
Arenas 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Butler (4 AST) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  08:12
[BOS 70-61]
 
Allen Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  07:56  
  07:56
[WAS 62-70]
Stevenson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  07:56
[WAS 63-70]
Stevenson Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  07:45  
  07:44 Jamison Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Rondo Foul : Personal (3 PF)  07:40  
  07:34 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:34 Team Rebound 
Pierce Foul : Personal (4 PF)  07:34  
  07:34
[WAS 64-70]
Haywood Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Pierce Substitution replaced by Allen  07:34  
  07:34 Haywood Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:33  
Allen Jump Shot: Missed Block: Stevenson (1 BLK)  07:16  
  07:15 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:07 Butler Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:04 Jamison Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:56
[WAS 66-70]
Butler Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Arenas (5 AST) 
Perkins Foul : Offensive (2 PF)  06:44  
Perkins Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  06:44  
  06:30 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (2 BLK) 
  06:30 Team Rebound 
  06:22
[WAS 68-70]
Haywood Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Butler (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:21  
Allen Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
  06:02 Team Rebound 
  05:47 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  05:46  
Garnett Foul : Offensive (2 PF)  05:44  
Garnett Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  05:44  
  05:19
[WAS 70-70]
Arenas Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jamison (1 ST)  05:04  
  04:59
[WAS 72-70]
Jamison Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Arenas (6 AST) 
Allen Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  04:59  
  04:59 Jamison Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  04:58  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS)  04:44
[BOS 73-72]
 
  04:27 Stevenson Jump Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  04:26  
Allen Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Rondo (7 AST)  04:15
[BOS 75-72]
 
  04:03 Haywood Foul : Offensive (2 PF) 
  04:03 Haywood Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  03:37  
  03:36 Team Rebound 
  03:18 Arenas Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Allen (2 ST) 
Rondo Layup Shot: Missed  03:11  
  03:10 Jamison Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  03:03 Arenas Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Garnett (2 ST) 
Perkins Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Garnett (2 AST)  03:01
[BOS 77-72]
 
  03:01 Stevenson Foul : Flagrant Type 1 (1 PF) 
Perkins Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 Missed  03:01  
Team Rebound  03:01  
Perkins Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 1 Missed  03:01  
Team Rebound  03:01  
  03:01 Team Timeout : Regular 
Allen Jump Shot: Missed  02:51  
  02:49 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:30 Arenas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Rondo (1 BLK) 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  02:28  
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Allen (2 AST)  02:19
[BOS 79-72]
 
  01:47 Arenas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:47 Team Rebound 
  01:47 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Perkins Substitution replaced by Wallace  01:47  
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  01:25
[BOS 81-72]
 
  01:11
[WAS 74-81]
Arenas Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Allen Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rondo (8 AST)  00:55.8
[BOS 83-74]
 
  00:44.9 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  00:43.8  
Allen Turnover : Double Dribble (2 TO)  00:41.6  
Garnett Substitution replaced by Williams  00:41.6  
  00:41.6 Haywood Substitution replaced by Blatche 
  00:29.9 Jamison Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:28.9  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  00:05.9  
Wallace Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  00:04.9  
Allen Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Blatche (3 ST)  00:01.0  
  00:00.2 Stevenson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:52 Stevenson Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
House Jump Shot: Missed  11:38  
  11:37 Arenas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  11:24
[WAS 77-83]
Stevenson 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Blatche (2 AST) 
  11:07 Stevenson Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Allen Substitution replaced by Pierce  11:07  
  11:07 Arenas Substitution replaced by Boykins 
  11:07 Stevenson Substitution replaced by Foye 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  10:58  
Team Rebound  10:55  
House Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Blatche (4 ST)  10:51  
  10:45 Foye Jump Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  10:44  
  10:41 Foye Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Wallace 3pt Shot: Missed  10:33  
  10:32 Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:10 Foye Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Pierce Jump Shot: Missed  09:51  
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:50  
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  09:45  
  09:43 Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Wallace Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  09:40  
  09:40
[WAS 78-83]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  09:40
[WAS 79-83]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  09:25 Haywood Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:25
[BOS 84-79]
 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:25  
  09:23 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:06
[WAS 81-84]
Foye Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Williams Driving Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (9 AST)  08:50
[BOS 86-81]
 
  08:30
[WAS 83-86]
Blatche Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Boykins (2 AST) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS)  08:11
[BOS 88-83]
 
  07:49
[WAS 86-88]
Blatche 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Boykins (3 AST) 
Williams Layup Shot: Missed  07:28  
  07:27 Haywood Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  07:18 Haywood Turnover : 3 Second Violation (4 TO) 
Timeout : Official  07:18  
  07:18 Boykins Substitution replaced by Arenas 
Williams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Butler (1 BLK)  07:06  
  07:06 Team Rebound 
  06:50 Foye Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:49  
Williams Substitution replaced by Perkins  06:49  
Wallace Jump Shot: Missed  06:26  
Perkins Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  06:22  
Perkins Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Blatche (5 ST)  06:20  
  06:12 Foye Jump Shot: Missed Block: Wallace (1 BLK) 
Rondo Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:08  
House Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rondo (10 AST)  05:59
[BOS 90-86]
 
  05:44
[WAS 88-90]
Arenas Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
House Jump Shot: Missed  05:26  
  05:25 Blatche Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:07 Blatche Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Pierce (2 ST) 
  05:05 Arenas Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
  05:05 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:05 Haywood Substitution replaced by Jamison 
House Substitution replaced by Garnett  05:05  
Wallace Substitution replaced by Allen  05:05  
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:05  
Team Rebound  05:05  
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:05
[BOS 91-88]
 
  04:45 Blatche Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  04:45  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  04:24  
  04:23 Arenas Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:18
[WAS 90-91]
Arenas Driving Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Garnett Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Rondo (11 AST)  04:01
[BOS 93-90]
 
  03:44 Jamison 3pt Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  03:43  
  03:24 Butler Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
  03:24 Foye Substitution replaced by Stevenson 
Garnett Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS)  03:24
[BOS 94-90]
 
Garnett Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:24  
  03:23 Team Rebound 
  03:00
[WAS 92-94]
Blatche Fade Away Jumper Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Arenas (7 AST) 
Rondo Jump Shot: Missed  02:38  
  02:37 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  02:29 Stevenson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:28 Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  02:23 Butler Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:23 Blatche Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:23
[WAS 94-94]
Blatche Putback Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:23  
  02:11 Butler Foul : Shooting (4 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  02:11
[BOS 95-94]
 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:11
[BOS 96-94]
 
  01:56
[WAS 96-96]
Jamison Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Arenas (8 AST) 
Rondo Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  01:44
[BOS 98-96]
 
  01:23 Blatche 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:23 Jamison Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:20
[WAS 98-98]
Jamison Putback Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Rondo Driving Dunk Shot: Made (21 PTS)  01:09
[BOS 100-98]
 
  01:09 Team Timeout : Short 
  01:00 Jamison 3pt Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  00:59.8  
Pierce 3pt Shot: Missed  00:39.9  
Rondo Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:38.6  
Rondo Layup Shot: Missed  00:35.7  
  00:35.7 Jamison Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
Perkins Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  00:26.7  
  00:26.7 Arenas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:26.7 Team Rebound 
  00:26.7 Arenas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:23.8  
  00:22.4 Arenas Foul : Personal (4 PF) 
Pierce Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:22.4
[BOS 101-98]
 
Pierce Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:22.4  
  00:21.5 Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  00:21.5 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:21.5 Stevenson Substitution replaced by Foye 
  00:17.0
[WAS 100-101]
Arenas Running Bank shot: Made (25 PTS) 
  00:14.6 Jamison Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Allen Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS)  00:14.6
[BOS 102-100]
 
Allen Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:14.6
[BOS 103-100]
 
  00:14.6 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:10.9 Arenas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:08.9 Foye Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:05.1 Foye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Perkins Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  00:05.1  
  00:05.1 Blatche Foul : Personal (4 PF) 
Perkins Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  00:05.1
[BOS 104-100]
 
Perkins Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:05.1  
  00:03.6 Blatche Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:00.3
[WAS 102-104]
Foye Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Blatche (3 AST) 
Instant Replay - Support Ruling  00:00.3  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
BOS
1st Atlantic
50
32
3-7
24-17
26-15
WAS
5th Southeast
26
56
5-5
15-26
11-30
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
Pierce 24.3
Garnett 8.8
Rondo 11.8
Perkins 2.3
Rondo 2.4
WAS
Arenas 22.6
2 players 6.3
Arenas 7.2
McGee 1.7
Arenas 1.3

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