The last home game in the series. Game 7 can't come soon enough. With 14.1 seconds left, the Celtics called a timeout to increase the suspense of the tied game.
The Wizards wasted a big early lead and saw themselves behind by five in the dying moments but fought back to force a Game Seven.
The victor will want to be at full strength for the finals against the Cavaliers but the possibilities of scuffles and technical fouls to earn players suspensions is a very real possibility this series.
Isaiah Thomas is fouled while dribbling the ball by Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) in the first quarter in game six of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center. "Crank Dat", an accurate comparison to the on the court matchup. "We lost the game".
CG, which supplies odds to several Las Vegas books including The Cosmopolitan and Venetian on the Strip, opened Washington -5.5, spent a few hours Thursday at 5, then went back to 5.5 Thursday night.
There will be a Game 7, and the chances at reaching the next stage of the postseason are equal for both teams. However, despite the Celtics' poor shooting, the Washington Wizards were unable to take a commanding advantage and only built a five-point separation with a 22-17 lead. You sort of roll the dice at that point, and hope that Wall's three would be rushed. "We're going to shake his hand and move on".
So it's okay as a fan to be anxious and nervous. Entering this game, he was 16-of-43 in the Playoffs, 37.2 percent. As a team, we should know that.
After the San Antonio Spurs' demolition of the Houston Rockets on Thursday night, attention shifted to Washington. Pierce explained how hard it is to win in the playoffs and that the best players grind through adversity. The Celtics know they will lose if they are turning it over, and the Wizards know they will not have enough to win if they are not running in transition. I think we have that trademarked, right?
So how can the Celtics steal a game in D.C. and end the series before heading back to The Garden? That's the longest streak in the country. Everybody that's on this team, I believe in. "You just gotta keep going".
They have a superstar player, who when rolling affects the game in so many ways. I liked to work with someone who was a great point guard like Magic. You've played in front of the crowd. The bench, while inconsistent, tends to show up at home. They are 5-5 against each other, as they split the four-game regular-season series, and they are all even through six games in their second-round National Basketball Association playoff series. Wall and Beal responded with a pair of free throws and a three-pointer to tie the game.
The players have told the media all season that when clicking they can't be beat. They were able to recover, put their first pair of losses in the past, and win their next four consecutive games, taking the series 4-2. "It's unfortunate for us, but he made a great shot".
"Washington" and "Boston" continue to dispute the ticket to the Eastern conference finals. It's the only chance they have at a true "Any Given Sunday" approach. They win with their starters and everybody knows that.
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards Game 6 kicks off at 08:00 p.m.