Washington, with Porzingis at the forefront, defeated Boston.
The Washington Wizards won the 2022-2023 NBA regular season Boston Celtics 130-111 at Capital One Arena in Washington DC, USA on the 29th (Korean time).
Kristaps Porzingis (32 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists) led the victory with a big success, while Denny Abdiya (25 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists) and Monte Morris (19 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists) also showed off their presence. Washington, who went 34-42, maintained 11th place in the Eastern Conference.
Washington, who led 29-23 in the first quarter, increased its momentum in the second quarter. Avdija scored consecutively, and Taj Gibson laid up a layup. Boston counterattacked with Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart, but this time Morris and Corey Kispert had a 3-point shot. Washington scored 10 points in an instant as Porzingis moved in and out, ending the first half with a score of 64-51.
In the second half, Washington’s atmosphere continued. Kispert and Delon Wright’s outer guns split the rim one after another, and Abdiya made an andone play. Porzingis and Kendrick Nunn also fired support from the perimeter. Anthony Gill also scored like Altoran. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 99-78, still Washington’s lead.
The game did not change in the 4th quarter. Washington continued to accumulate points as Avdija hit a dunk followed by a 3-point shot. Porzingis completed the three-point play by earning a foul with a mid-range shot. Washington, who had the chance to win, called all the main players to the bench and put in the sixth man to finish the game. 안전놀이터
Meanwhile, Boston’s ace Tatum (28 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists) struggled, but his power alone was not enough. With the defeat on this day, 4 consecutive wins were frustrated, and the season record was 52 wins and 24 losses.