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Fast Break: Celtics vs. Wizards
Posted By Jessica Camerato On March 7, 2010 @ 10:46 pm In General | 2 Comments
But that’s when their winning experience came into play. The Celtics outscored the Wizards 24-17 in the fourth quarter to secure a 86-83 comeback victory.
Turning Point: Down 81-77, Rajon Rondo  scored a fastbreak layup and drew the foul on Al Thornton with 1:37 to go. He missed the free throw, but Kendrick Perkins  kicked out the offensive rebound to Ray Allen , who drained a trey. This capped a 16-2 Celtics run and put them up, 82-81.
Player of the game: Ray Allen (25 points) got the Celtics momentum back with a pair of treys in the third quarter. Not only did he hit a go-ahead 3-pointer in the fourth, he knocked down the game-winning 3 with 17 seconds left.
- Rondo scored just two points in the first half. He got hot late in the third to score seven points in a span of two-minutes. He finished the game with 15 points.
- Michael Finley  was inactive and watched the game from the end of the Celtics bench in a charcoal suit.
- Tony Allen  played two minutes in his first game back since injuring his hip on Wednesday against the Bobcats.
- The Celtics are now 6-5 on Sundays and improved to 25-6 against sub-.500 opponents.
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 Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm
 Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm
 Ray Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/ray-allen-celtics.htm
 Michael Finley: http://media.weei.com/basketball/michael-finley.htm
 Tony Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/tony-allen.htm
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