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Boston plays Washington, looks for 5th straight home win

November 13, 2019

Washington Wizards (2-6, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (8-1, first in the Eastern Conference)

Boston; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

Boston comes into a matchup with Washington after winning four games in a row at home.

Boston went 49-33 overall and 35-17 in Eastern Conference play a season ago. The Celtics averaged 112.4 points per game last season, 44.8 in the paint, 18.1 off of turnovers and 16.2 on fast breaks.

Washington went 32-50 overall and 10-31 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Wizards averaged 114 points per game last season, 18.4 on free throws and 34 from beyond the arc.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

Celtics Injuries: Daniel Theis: day to day (finger), Gordon Hayward: out (left hand), Javonte Green: day to day (hip).

Wizards Injuries: Ian Mahinmi: out (achilles), John Wall Jr.: out (left torn achilles).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.