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NBA: Boston 88, Washington 76

March 25, 2012 at 9:06 PM

BOSTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Avery Bradley scored 23 points while subbing for the injured Ray Allen Sunday, powering the Boston Celtics to an 88-76 win over Washington.

With Allen missing a second consecutive contest with a sore ankle, Boston didn't miss a beat with Bradley, who notched a career high in scoring.

Paul Pierce added 21 points and eight rebounds as the Celtics stayed hot at home with a sixth straight win in Boston.

Greg Stiesma and Kevin Garnett each added 10 points, and Rajon Rondo dished off 11 assists in the win.

The Wizards, playing a stretch of three games in three nights, fell to 0-2 during the span despite 20 points from Jordan Crawford.

John Wall supplied 12 and nine assists for Washington.

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