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Undermanned Celtics beat Wizards 113-111 in OT

Wednesday - 1/22/2014, 11:50pm  ET

JOSEPH WHITE
AP Sports Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gerald Wallace made a driving layup with 2.5 seconds remaining in overtime and the undermanned Boston Celtics broke a 10-game road losing streak Wednesday night with a 113-111 win over the Washington Wizards, who wilted yet again in their long and laborious quest to get above .500.

Jeff Green scored a season-high 39 points, including career-highs in 3-pointers attempted (16) and made (8), and rookie Phil Pressey added a career-high 20 points for Boston. The Celtics played without Rajon Rando, Avery Bradley and Jerryd Bayless and blew a 19-point first-half lead before winning for only the second time in 14 games.

John Wall had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double for the Wizards, who haven't won a game to move above .500 since Halloween 2009.


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