Final: Wizards 113, Celtics 101

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The Celtics went at full throttle on Tuesday night to try to eliminate the possibility of a first round matchup with the Wizards, but fell short in Capital One Arena. Washington outscored the Celtics 91-71 over the final three frames to overcome a 21-point first quarter from Jaylen Brown and pull away with a 113-101 victory.

GAME: No. 81 of 82:
WHO: Celtics (54-26) vs. Wizards (42-38)
WHEN:  8:00 EST
WHERE:  Capital One Arena
RADIO: 98.5 the Sports Hub

Projected starters

PG: Terry Rozier
SG: Jaylen Brown
SF: Jayson Tatum
PF: Al Horford
C: Aron Baynes

PG: John Wall
SG: Bradley Beal
F: Otto Porter Jr.
F: Markieff Morris
C: Marcin Gortat 

First Half Notes