Wallace's lay-up lifts Celtics over Wizards

Posted at 01/23/14 1:32 PM

Boston Celtics small forward Gerald Wallace (45) is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall (2) during overtime at Verizon Center. Photo by Brad Mills, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.

Celtics 113, Wizards 111 (Overtime)

Jeff Green scored a season-high 39 points with a career-best eight 3-pointers and Gerald Wallace hit the game-winning layup with 2.5 seconds remaining in overtime as the short-handed Boston Celtics outlasted the Washington Wizards.

The Celtics (15-29) had lost three straight games.

John Wall tallied his second career triple-double with 28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, for Washington (20-21) but missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Rookie guard Victor Oladipo led the Magic with 24 points.

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76ers 110, Knicks 106

Evan Turner scored a season-high 34 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 110-106 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Turner also grabbed 11 rebounds, and put his team ahead 107-100 in the final 1:14, as the 76ers (14-28) snapped a three-game losing streak.

The Knicks (15-27) were led by forward Carmelo Anthony, who popped in 28 points and dished out seven assists, tying his season best.

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Bucks 104, Pistons 101

Caron Butler scored 30 points and the Bucks snapped a nine-game losing streak with a victory over the Pistons.

Detroit (17-25) point guard Brandon Jennings, who spent his first four NBA seasons in Milwaukee after the Bucks (8-33) took him 10th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft, finished with 30 points and four assists.

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