Bad Blood, Bad Loss For Celtics [VIDEO]
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards did their best Red Sox-Orioles impersonation last night with eight technical fouls and three ejections. The Wiz won the scoreboard battle 116-89.
The series is now 2-1 Boston with game four Sunday night at 6pm.
As for the game, the Wiz had their way. A 22-0 run in the first quarter and they never let the Celtics back in the game. John Wall led with 24 points.
Isaiah Thomas was held to just 13 points.
The big story of game three is the bad blood that spilled out during the game. After a couple of hard screens by Kelly Olynyk, Washington's Kelly Oubre Jr. rushed at Olynyk and knocked him to the floor. Oubre was kicked out of the game.
Later in the game, Boston's Terry Rozier and Wizard guard Brandon Jennings were ejected for rough play.
Players from the two teams admitted after the game that they don't like each other. And, it's early in the best-of-7 series.