Markieff Morris

Celtics Power Past Wizards In Game 7

Celtics Power Past Wizards In Game 7

Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and 12 assists, Kelly Olynyk scored a career-playoff high 26 points and the Boston Celtics used a big fourth quarter to outlast the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night.

Boston advances to the Eastern Conference finals, where it will host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Wednesday. The Celtics lost season series to Cleveland, 3-1.

Led by Olynyk the Celtics got a huge lift from their bench, outscoring their Wizards' counterparts, 48-5. Boston also connected on 11 three-pointers, including 8 of 13 in the second half.

"Everyone gave their best tonight, and it turned out well,"...

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