John Wall

Celtics vs. Wizards: How the teams match up for a second-round NBA playoff series

Celtics vs. Wizards: How the teams match up for a second-round NBA playoff series

A look at the NBA second-round playoff series between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards.

1. BOSTON 53-29 (home: 30-11; road: 23-18) vs.

4. WASHINGTON 49-33 (home: 30-11; road: 19-22)

Season series: 2-2.

Key stats: The Celtics fouled the least (17.2 per game) but ranked last in rebound percentage (45.9) in the playoffs’ first round; Washington had the highest number of opponent turnovers per game (16.0).

Outlook: Boston and Washington do not like each other and this should only heighten the disdain. Celtics guard Marcus Smart’s elbow broke Wizards guard Bradley Beal’s...

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