Isaiah Thomas Throws Sweet Alley-Oop To Amir Johnson In Celtics-Wizards Game 5

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BOSTON — The Celtics opened Game 5 against the Washington Wizards with their best start of their second-round NBA playoff series.

The C’s built a 13-4 lead to force a Wizards timeout, then made Washington take another timeout after Boston guard Isaiah Thomas found center Amir Johnson for an alley-oop.

This basket pushed the Celtics’ lead to 20-8.

Boston closed the first quarter with a 33-21 edge.

The Celtics and Wizards entered Wednesday night’s Game 5 at TD Garden with the best-of-seven series even at two games apiece.

Thumbnail photo via Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports Images

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