Wizards take on Celtics on Wednesday for Game 5 of the Series

John Cascella, Staff Writer

On Sunday, May 7th the fourth seeded Washington Wizards took on the first seeded Boston Celtics at the Verizon Center. The Wizards were down two games to one against the very dangerous roster featuring Isaiah Thomas the five foot, nine inch tall guard. These past two months have been had for Thomas. Last month in April his sister, Chyna Thomas died in car accident and recently Isaiah’s tooth was knocked out Game 1 of the series between the Wizards.

So far John Wall has “carried” the Wizards this Postseason, averaging 27.8 points per game, 12.3 Assists per game, and 2.8 steals per game. Also he’s shooting 41.7% from the field and 26.9% from behind the arc. Bradley Beal has also been doing very well so far Postseason averaging 20.3 points per game, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.8 assists. Beal has also shot above 40% from the field at a mark of 45.2% and 34.6% from behind the arc. Marcin Gortat the Big Man for the Wizards has so far averaged a Double-Double with 12.3 Points per game and 11.5 rebounds per game. Shooting 57.9% from the field and averaging 3 assists per game. Averaging about 37 minutes, Otto Porter has also had an outstanding series so far averaging 16.5 points, nine rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game, 2.3 assists per game, and shooting an amazing 61.4% from the field.

The Celtics have also had a very good Postseason with Isaiah Thomas having an outstanding year throughout the regular season and it has carried into the postseason. So far Thomas has averaged 25.6 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 5.6 assists per game, and he has shot 46% from the field. After Thomas the second leading scorer has averaged 15.5 points per game in Al Horford. He has also averaged 7.9 rebounds per game, six assists, and he is shooting 61% from the field. Not far behind from Horford is Avery Bradley who has averaged 14 points per game, 4 rebounds per game, and 2.7 assists per game.