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Brandon Bass #30 of the Boston Celtics goes for the basket against the Washington Wizards during the game on December 7, 2014 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Hold on Against Wizards, 101-93

The Boston Celtics are learning the hard way.

12/08/2014

Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics goes for the lay up against Marcin Gortat #4 of the Washington Wizards during the game on December 7, 2014 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Hold on Against Wizards, 101-93

Jeff Green scored 25 points, reserve Marcus Thornton had 21 and the Celtics nearly blew a 25-point third-quarter lead before beating the Washington Wizards 101-93 Sunday in Paul Pierce’s return.

12/07/2014

Jeff Green donated $1 million to the Hoyas. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics’ Jeff Green Donates $1 Million to Georgetown

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown’s new athletic center.

08/28/2014

Kevin Love, the Cel-tic. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Funny Audio: WTF is This Junkies Caller Trying to Say?

The audio from this caller into the Junkies this morning, repeating his unintelligible inquiry over and over again, and the utter confusion it caused the Junkies, will be the funniest thing you hear all day. Guaranteed.

05/29/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Top 5 NBA Playoff Moments

With the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.

04/16/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Phil Pressey #26 of the Boston Celtics shoots against John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Undermanned Celtics Beat Wizards 113-111 in OT

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.

01/22/2014

Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards and Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics scrambles for a loose ball in the second half during the game at TD Garden on Dec. 21, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Wizards Erase 18-Point Deficit, Top Celtics 106-99

The Washington Wizards didn’t get flustered when they trailed by 18 points. The Boston Celtics couldn’t hold a big lead for the second straight game.

12/21/2013

File photo of Carolyn Moos during a game on Feb. 12, 1999. (credit: Donald Miralle /Allsport/Getty Images)

Ex-Fiancee Of Gay NBA Player: I ‘Had 8 Years Taken Away From’ Me

The ex-fiancee of NBA player Jason Collins says she is freezing her eggs.

05/03/2013

(credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Ready For Emotional Return Home

The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.

04/26/2013

(credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chandler, Knicks Expect Celtics To ‘Play With Pride’ In Emotional Return To Boston

The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.

04/26/2013

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