BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics got a bit of revenge against the Washington Wizards and also took control of the second seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points after missing the previous two games with a bruised right knee, leading the Celtics to a 110-102 victory over the Wizards in another testy matchup Monday night between two of the top teams in the East.
"We knew it was going to be one of those games," Thomas said. "With that team it's always going to be a physical game, always going to be trash talking and things like that. We're basketball players. We love it. We love that type of environment, but we've got to be smart about the things we do and we did a good job tonight."
Avery Bradley added 20 points and nine rebounds for Boston, which moved 2