Boston Celtics defeat Washington Wizards, 86-83

Sam Cassell had worn a tie before.

Ray Allen, who could tie a rope around the world with his tie collection, was pretty certain of it.

But apparently, since Cassell took a job with the Wizards as an assistant coach, he has decided to go with the blazer, button-down look, saying he’d hold off on wearing a tie until he was a head coach.

With 27 seconds left in last night’s game at TD Garden and the Celtics in a bar fight with the Wizards, trying to keep the momentum th...

Ray Allen scored a game-high 25 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17.1 seconds remaining, and the Boston Celtics rallied past the Washington Wizards 86-83 on Sunday.

Boston trailed 79-66 with 6:11 remaining and responded with a 20-4 run to close out the game with eight points from Allen and six from guard Rajon Rondo.

The Celtics cut the deficit to 79-76 before JaVale McGee dunked in a Randy Foye miss for Washington with 2:38 left, but the Celtics scored si...