Wizards Vs. Celtics: Washington Remains Winless As Boston Pulls Away In Fourth Quarter

The Wizards remained the NBA's only winless team on Monday night, as Ray Allen and the Celtics took beat Washington 100-92.

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Wizards Vs. Celtics: Washington Remains Winless As Celtics Pull Away In Fourth Quarter

While they kept it competitive throughout the night, the Washington Wizards still came up short in Boston to remain winless and fall to 0-5. After holding on to a one point lead at the end of each of the first three quarters, the Wizards were outpaced in the fourth as Boston went on a run mid way through the quarter to take a lead which they would keep until the buzzer sounded. Up four, Paul Pierce iced the game with a three pointer to give the Celtics a seven point lead with less than a minute. The three-pointer was the difference in this one, as Boston shot 50% from behind the arc while Washington converted only three triples.

The sharpshooting Ray Allen did the most damage from deep, as he hit six three-pointers and led Boston with 27 points. Andray Blatche led all scorers with 28 points, hitting eight of ten from the free throw line. His frontcourt mate, JaVale McGee, was huge on the glass with 14 rebounds. He also added 17 points for his third double-double this season. Blatche and McGee competed and kept the Wizards in it in the paint.

Searching for their first win, it doesn't get much easier for the Wizards now as they head out on the road to face Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.

For more on the Wizards, please visit Bullets Forever, SB Nation's Wizards blog. For the perspective from the other side, please visit SB Nation Boston and CelticsBlog.

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Wizards Vs. Celtics Score Update: Washington Leads Boston By One At Halftime

On the second night of their back-to-back series, the Washington Wizards lead the Boston Celtics 48-47 after two quarters at TD Garden in Boston. It was an eventful first quarter for Washington, as head coach Flip Saunders was run off after two technical fouls within the first two minutes of the game. Assistant Randy Wittman has taken over for the night.

The Wizards went on a seven point run to end the first quarter to take a one point lead. Andray Blatche leads all Washington scorers at the half, with 12 points and seven rebounds. Along with Blatche, JaVale McGee has been huge on the glass grabbing ten boards through the first 24 minutes. Rebounding has been an area of need through the first week of the season, but they have outrebounded the C's by four so far.

The Wizards have committed just four turnovers as well, in a solid effort after an ugly first few minutes to the game. They will look to limit the turnovers in the second half to try and clinch their first win of the season.

For more on the Wizards, please visit Bullets Forever, SB Nation's Wizards blog. For the perspective from the other side, please visit SB Nation Boston and CelticsBlog.

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Wizards Vs. Celtics: Washington Concludes Home-And-Home Against Boston, Aims For First Win

The Wizards are the only team yet to register a victory in the 2011/12 season. They visit the Boston Celtics on Monday night.

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