The Washington Wizards currently trail in their home opener, as the score at half is 49-42 in favor of the Boston Celtics.The Celtics jumped out to an early lead, outscoring the Wizards 26-12 in the first quarter. Washington closed the gap in the second quarter, outscoring the Celtics 30-23.
The Wizards starting lineup has struggled early, only scoring 14 of the team's 42 points so far. Forward Trevor Booker leads all Washington starters with nine points, with A.J. Price chipping in three points and Emeka Okafor with two. Thankfully, the bench has scored 28 points in the first two quarters. Jordan Crawford and Kevin Seraphin each had 10 points in the first half, with Crawford dishing out three assists as well.
Paul Pierce leads all Boston starters with 12 points in the first half, while Kevin Garnett has 10 points of his own. Point guard Rajon Rondo is on pace for a double-double, contributing eight points and six assists.