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Date Player
4/30/2017 Markieff Morris, Was, F
Morris left Sunday's second-round playoff game against the Boston Celtics with a sprained left ankle and did not return. Afterward, he said he he will play in Tuesday's Game 2.

Analysis: Morris was fouled by Al Horford in the second quarter while making a jump shot and twisted his foot as he landed. Morris was down on the floor for several minutes, rose under his own power but left after the next whistles, just two seconds later. Morris grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 11:20 of playing time. He added one block.
4/30/2017 Matt Barnes, GS, G-F
Barnes said he plans to play Tuesday in the opener of the Warriors' round 2 series.

Analysis: He's been dealing with an ankle and foot injury.
4/30/2017 Isaiah Thomas, Bos, PG
Thomas scored 33 points Sunday, going 11 of 23 from the field, as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111. Thomas grabbed one rebound and dished out nine assists, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 38:08 on the floor. He added one block. Thomas went 5 of 11 from behind the arc.

Analysis: Thomas also lost a tooth in the process. Thomas arrived back in Boston early Sunday. It was the second cross-country trip for him since Chyna Thomas died in a car accident last month, the day before the Celtics opened their first-round series against Chicago.
4/30/2017 Al Horford, Bos, F-C
Horford scored 21 points Sunday on 10-of-13 shooting as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111. Horford pulled down nine rebounds and dished out 10 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +21 in his 35:18 on the floor. He added one block. Horford went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.

Analysis: This was the first time in these playoffs that Horford recorded double-digit assists.
4/30/2017 Marcin Gortat, Was, C
Marcin Gortat scored 16 points Sunday on 7-of-13 shooting as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Gortat grabbed 13 rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -15 in his 39:13 on the floor. He added one block and one steal.
4/30/2017 Kelly Olynyk, Bos, C
Kelly Olynyk scored 12 points Sunday on 5-of-7 shooting as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111. Olynyk pulled down four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 17:34 on the floor. Olynyk went 2 of 2 from 3-point range.
4/30/2017 Jae Crowder, Bos, F
Crowder scored 24 points Sunday, going 8 of 14 from the field, as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111. Crowder pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +26 in his 35:22 of playing time. He added one steal. Crowder went 6 of 8 from behind the arc.

Analysis: Crowder's point total was a career high.
4/30/2017 Avery Bradley, Bos, G
Avery Bradley scored 18 points Sunday on 7-of-20 shooting as the Boston Celtics topped the Washington Wizards 123-111. Bradley pulled down five rebounds and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 38:49 of playing time. He added four steals. Bradley went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.
4/30/2017 John Wall, Was, PG
Wall scored 20 points Sunday on 9-of-20 shooting as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Wall grabbed four rebounds and dished out 16 assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 39:09 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Wall went 1 of 5 from 3-point range.

Analysis: He's averaging 28.1 points and 11.1 assists in the postseason.
4/30/2017 Kelly Oubre Jr., Was, SF
Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 12 points Sunday on 5-of-8 shooting as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Oubre Jr. pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -22 in his 25:58 on the floor. He added two blocks. Oubre Jr. went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
4/30/2017 Bojan Bogdanovic, Was, G-F
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 10 points Sunday on 3-of-5 shooting as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Bogdanovic grabbed three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -15 in his 18:48 of playing time. He added one steal. Bogdanovic went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.
4/30/2017 Otto Porter, Was, SF
Porter scored 16 points Sunday, going 7 of 10 from the field, as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Porter grabbed 11 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 40:48 of playing time. He added two steals. Porter went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.

Analysis: This is Porter's first double-double of the playoffs.
4/30/2017 Bradley Beal, Was, SG
Beal scored 27 points Sunday on 9-of-19 shooting as the Washington Wizards lost to the Boston Celtics 123-111. Beal grabbed one rebound and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 40:02 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Beal went 4 of 7 from behind the arc.

Analysis: He's averaged 26 points in the playoffs.
4/30/2017 J.J. Redick, LAC, SG
J.J. Redick scored three points Sunday, going 1 of 5 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Redick pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 22:16 of playing time. Redick went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
4/30/2017 Paul Pierce, LAC, F
Paul Pierce scored six points Sunday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Pierce grabbed three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 21:30 of playing time. He added one steal. Pierce went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
4/30/2017 Jamal Crawford, LAC, G-F
Jamal Crawford scored 20 points Sunday, going 8 of 16 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Crawford grabbed four rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 32:05 on the floor. Crawford went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
4/30/2017 Austin Rivers, LAC, G
Austin Rivers scored nine points Sunday on 4-of-12 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Rivers grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -12 in his 37:50 on the floor. He added one steal. Rivers went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
4/30/2017 Marreese Speights, LAC, F-C
Marreese Speights scored eight points Sunday on 2-of-5 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Speights pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 8:30 of playing time. Speights went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
4/30/2017 DeAndre Jordan, LAC, C
DeAndre Jordan scored 24 points Sunday on 9-of-12 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Jordan pulled down 17 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 39:30 on the floor.
4/30/2017 Chris Paul, LAC, PG
Chris Paul scored 13 points Sunday, going 6 of 19 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 104-91. Paul pulled down four rebounds and dished out nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of -10 in his 40:03 of playing time. Paul went 1 of 7 from 3-point range.

Analysis: Paul had his lowest-scoring game of the playoffs in Game 7. He had averaged 27.3 points on 52.6 percent shooting and 10 assists in the first six.
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