Washington Wizards defeat Boston Celtics, 85-78

WASHINGTON - After a long and comfortable ride, the Celtics hit a big bump in the road.

Boston's road winning streak was snapped at 10 with an 85-78 loss to the Wizards at the Verizon Center last night. The Celtics (30-5) lost for the second time in three games for the first time this season. Boston is 14-3 on the road after sustaining its first road loss since Nov. 27 at Cleveland.

"We've just got to learn from our mistakes," Celtics forward Paul Pierce said. "We're...