The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington the Wizards 129-119 behind a memorable performance by Isaiah Thomas. An incredible display of 53 points saw Thomas will Boston to take a 2-0 series lead over Washington. The career high point total for Thomas was also the most points scored in a playoff game since Allen Iverson back in 2003.
John Wall played extremely well for Washington as well with 40 points, 13 assists, 3 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks. The Wizards could not keep up with Thomas in the fourth quarter and overtime. Washington will have to win their upcoming home games to keep pace with Boston before the series gets out of hand.