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After slow start and losing tooth, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas continues to show grit - NBA.com;

After slow start and losing tooth, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas continues to show grit - NBA.com

NBA.comAfter slow start and losing tooth, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas continues to show gritNBA.comDespite returning back to Boston at 4 a.m. for Sunday's 1 p.m. tip, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas kept pushing. BOSTON – His tongue kept trying to fill in the hole where his tooth used to be. The pain was ridiculous. He was going to need dental surgery.and more »

Al Horford's Wall-To-Wall Game 1 Sets Tone For Celtics-Wizards - Sports Illustrated;

Al Horford's Wall-To-Wall Game 1 Sets Tone For Celtics-Wizards - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedAl Horford's Wall-To-Wall Game 1 Sets Tone For Celtics-WizardsSports IllustratedHow one defensive rotation can affect an entire series and the Celtics and Wizards must adjust moving forward. Share. Rob Mahoney. an hour ago. It took all of 17 minutes for a single, over-aggressive closeout to shift the dynamic of an entire playoff ...and more »

Celtics fight back behind Isaiah Thomas - GazetteNET;

Celtics fight back behind Isaiah Thomas - GazetteNET

GazetteNETCeltics fight back behind Isaiah ThomasGazetteNETBoston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0) hugs teammate Isaiah Thomas (4) after the Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111 in a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Sunday, April, 30, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Michael ...and more »

Photos: Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics face off in Eastern Conference Semifinals - WTOP;

Photos: Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics face off in Eastern Conference Semifinals - WTOP

WTOPPhotos: Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics face off in Eastern Conference SemifinalsWTOPThe Washington Wizards are taking on the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Follow along as as the Wizards continue their journey in the 2017 NBA playoffs. Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) goes up to shoot against Washington Wizards' ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas lands in Boston at 4 a.m., loses tooth, still leads Boston Celtics to Game 1 win one day after sister ... - MassLive.com;

Isaiah Thomas lands in Boston at 4 a.m., loses tooth, still leads Boston Celtics to Game 1 win one day after sister ... - MassLive.com

MassLive.comIsaiah Thomas lands in Boston at 4 a.m., loses tooth, still leads Boston Celtics to Game 1 win one day after sister ...MassLive.comBoston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas talks to his son Jaden following the Celtics 123-111 win against the Washington Wizards in a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Sunday, April, 30, 2017, in Boston. ( AP Photo/Michael Dwyer ). 0 shares.and more »

Celtics 123, Wizards 111: Boston climbs out of 16-0 hole to take Game 1 - Worcester Telegram;

Celtics 123, Wizards 111: Boston climbs out of 16-0 hole to take Game 1 - Worcester Telegram

Worcester TelegramCeltics 123, Wizards 111: Boston climbs out of 16-0 hole to take Game 1Worcester TelegramBOSTON — The Celtics didn't wait two whole games to begin their comeback this time. After rallying from down 2-0 to win their first-round series against the Chicago Bulls in six games, Boston overcame a 16-0 hole to start Game 1 of the Eastern ...and more »

Wizards lost a lot when Markieff Morris left the game - The Boston Globe;

Wizards lost a lot when Markieff Morris left the game - The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeWizards lost a lot when Markieff Morris left the gameThe Boston GlobeBoston fell behind, 16-0, but owned the middle periods to take control of the series opener. Isaiah Thomas loses a tooth, has it put back in, continues to play. Yikes. Isaiah Thomas gives heartfelt and tearful speech at sister's funeral. “I love you ...and more »

Markieff Morris expects to play in Game 2 despite bad ankle sprain vs. Celtics - CSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog);

Markieff Morris expects to play in Game 2 despite bad ankle sprain vs. Celtics - CSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog)

CSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog)Markieff Morris expects to play in Game 2 despite bad ankle sprain vs. CelticsCSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog)Morris left Game 1 in the second quarter and did not return. But afterwards he told reporters in Boston that he expects to be ready to go. Check this tweet from CSN Wizards reporter Chris Miller: Morris says that was the worst sprained ankle he's ever had.and more »

Emotional Isaiah Thomas at sister's funeral: 'When I found out, I wanted to give up and quit' - Yahoo Sports;

Emotional Isaiah Thomas at sister's funeral: 'When I found out, I wanted to give up and quit' - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsEmotional Isaiah Thomas at sister's funeral: 'When I found out, I wanted to give up and quit'Yahoo SportsBoston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has had an unfathomably difficult few weeks. Fifteen days ago, his younger sister, Chyna, died in a car crash. Thomas, meanwhile, has had to carry on with his job. Sport is one of the few professions that doesn't ...and more »

NBA playoffs 2017: Isaiah Thomas doesn't need all of his teeth to lead Celtics past Wizards - Sporting News;

NBA playoffs 2017: Isaiah Thomas doesn't need all of his teeth to lead Celtics past Wizards - Sporting News

Sporting NewsNBA playoffs 2017: Isaiah Thomas doesn't need all of his teeth to lead Celtics past WizardsSporting NewsApril 30, 2017 8:14pm EDT April 30, 2017 5:32pm EDT Star guard Isaiah Thomas lost a tooth in the first quarter of the Celtics' season opener against the Wizards, but recovered to lead a Boston comeback win. isaiah-thomas-ftr-043017.jpg Celtics guard ...and more »

Celtics Notes: Isaiah Thomas Shines In Game 1 Win Despite Adversity - NESN.com;

Celtics Notes: Isaiah Thomas Shines In Game 1 Win Despite Adversity - NESN.com

NESN.comCeltics Notes: Isaiah Thomas Shines In Game 1 Win Despite AdversityNESN.comBOSTON — At just 5-foot-9, Isaiah Thomas' success on the court defies the odds. But the Boston Celtics guard's play in the 2017 NBA playoffs has been flat-out incredible. This notion continued Sunday, when Thomas scored 33 points in the Celtics' 123 ...and more »

Depth of Celtics a big advantage in Game 1 win over Wizards - FanRag Sports (blog);

Depth of Celtics a big advantage in Game 1 win over Wizards - FanRag Sports (blog)

FanRag Sports (blog)Depth of Celtics a big advantage in Game 1 win over WizardsFanRag Sports (blog)If the Boston Celtics really are better than the Washington Wizards, it's probably most due to the wildly disparate qualities of each team's bench. That's not a surprise. Coming into these Eastern Conference Semifinals, Boston's superior corps of ...and more »

Isaiah Thomas scores 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win - Yahoo Sports

Isaiah Thomas scores 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 winYahoo SportsBOSTON (AP) Isaiah Thomas had 33 points and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics made 19 3-pointers to beat the Washington Wizards 123-111 Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup. Thomas played just a day after ...and more »

Celtics come back to beat Wizards in the Isaiah Thomas Tooth Game - Yahoo Sports;

Celtics come back to beat Wizards in the Isaiah Thomas Tooth Game - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsCeltics come back to beat Wizards in the Isaiah Thomas Tooth GameYahoo SportsThey'll call it the Isaiah Thomas Tooth Game. Surely they will. It will occupy its own quirky place in Boston Celtics lore. And it gave the Celtics a crucial 1-0 advantage over the Washington Wizards in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series ...and more »

Markieff Morris sprains left ankle in Game 1, plans to play in Game 2 - ESPN;

Markieff Morris sprains left ankle in Game 1, plans to play in Game 2 - ESPN

ESPNMarkieff Morris sprains left ankle in Game 1, plans to play in Game 2ESPNBOSTON -- Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris sprained his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Boston Celtics and did not return but said he plans to play in Tuesday's Game 2. Wizards coach Scott Brooks said after Boston ...and more »

NBA playoffs 2017: Markieff Morris injury swings momentum in Game 1 — and maybe series - Sporting News;

NBA playoffs 2017: Markieff Morris injury swings momentum in Game 1 — and maybe series - Sporting News

Sporting NewsNBA playoffs 2017: Markieff Morris injury swings momentum in Game 1 — and maybe seriesSporting NewsApril 30, 2017 4:55pm EDT April 30, 2017 4:33pm EDT Wizards forward Markieff Morris went down in the first half of Game 1 with an ugly ankle injury. The Celtics outscored the Wizards 81-66 from that point forward. markieff-morris-ftr-043017.jpg Wizards ...and more »

Celtics suddenly the hottest team in 2017 NBA Playoffs - Metro US;

Celtics suddenly the hottest team in 2017 NBA Playoffs - Metro US

Metro USCeltics suddenly the hottest team in 2017 NBA PlayoffsMetro USIsaiah Thomas lost one of his front teeth Sunday after taking an elbow to the mouth. Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Reddit · StumbleUpon · Email. Just 10 days ago the Celtics were thought of by many as a fraudulent team, one that could ...and more »

Markieff Morris Says He'll Play in Game 2 vs. Celtics After Injuring Ankle - Bleacher Report

Markieff Morris Says He'll Play in Game 2 vs. Celtics After Injuring AnkleBleacher ReportDespite missing the second half of Game 1 with an ankle injury Sunday, Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris expects to play in Game 2 of their second-round playoff matchup Tuesday versus the Boston Celtics, per Jeff Goodman of ESPN. The team ...and more »

Wizards-Celtics: Markieff Morris says he'll be ready for Game 2 despite ankle injury - CBSSports.com;

Wizards-Celtics: Markieff Morris says he'll be ready for Game 2 despite ankle injury - CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWizards-Celtics: Markieff Morris says he'll be ready for Game 2 despite ankle injuryCBSSports.comThe Washington Wizards jumped out to a 16-0 lead in Game 1 of their second-round series vs. the Celtics on Sunday afternoon. However, it was all downhill from there as the Wizards lost Markieff Morris to a nasty looking ankle injury in the second ...and more »

NBA Playoffs: How Markieff Morris' ankle injury could swing Wizards-Celtics series - CBSSports.com;

NBA Playoffs: How Markieff Morris' ankle injury could swing Wizards-Celtics series - CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comNBA Playoffs: How Markieff Morris' ankle injury could swing Wizards-Celtics seriesCBSSports.comWhen evenly matched teams meet in the playoffs, series can swing on something as small as a missed rotation, a lucky bounce or a turned ankle. In the case of the Washington Wizards ' second-round series against the top-seeded Boston Celtics , the ...and more »