NBA Daily: Celtics Survive Beal's 44 to Beat Wizards 140-133
By Reylan Loberternos
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
Boracay Island, Philippines – Bradley Beal erupted for 44 points on a 17-for-27 field goal shooting, including 4-for-6 from deep, but could not get his Wizards past the surging Boston Celtics 140-133 on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, Philippine time) at the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
Japanese rookie sensation Rui Hachimura scored 21, while former Celtics star Isaiah Thomas added 18 for the Wizards, who dropped their 7th loss in 9 outings.
Kemba Walker led Boston with 25 points, including 6 treys, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block. Jason Tatum rebounded from his atrocious shooting (1-for-18 from the field) in their previous game against Dallas to produce 23 markers, making 9 of his 20 shot attempts from the field.
The Celtics, who stretched their winning streak to nine after losing in the season opener, will next face the Warriors in San Francisco on Friday night (Saturday morning, Philippine time)
Meanwhile, the Wizards will travel to Minnesota on the same day to face the Timberwolves.
How they scored:
Celtics 140 – Walker 25, Tatum 23, Brown 22, Edwards 18, Smart 17, Kanter 13, Wanamaker 10, Ojeleye 5, Poirier 3, Williams 2, Green 2
Wizards 133 – Beal 44, Hachimura 21, Thomas 18, Bryant 14, Wagner 12, Bertans 9, Brown 7, Smith 4, McRae 4
AROUND THE LEAGUE:
(Road Team – Home Team)
PHI 97 – 112 ORL
MEM 119 – 117 CHA
LAC 93 – 102 HOU
SAS 114 – 129 MIN
GSW 94 – 120 LAL
TOR 114 – 106 POR
GAMES TODAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019 CT:
MIA @ CLE 7:00 AM CT
LAC @ NOP 9:00 AM CT
CHI @ MIL 9:00 AM CT
DAL @ NYK 9:00 AM CT
ATL @ PHX 10:00 AM CT
BKN @ DEN 11:30 AM CT
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