Kyrie Irving took over down the stretch and the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 110-104 in overtime.

Irving finished with 28 and he scored 12 of the last 17 Celtics points.

Jaylen Brown added 18 and Al Horford had 12 points and seven rebounds.

Newly acquired Greg Monroe played for the first time. He played 20 miutes and scored five points and six rebounds.

The win was the 40th for the C's, now 40-16 and play back home vs Indiana tonight and vs Cleveland Sunday afternoon.