The 2013-14 season has come to an end for the Boston Celtics, and in traditional losing fashion (as far as this season is concerned).

Six playoff runs in a row, and somehow, this season feels like the longest in recent memory. Like, 2006-07 kind of long. Losing takes its toll, but it's finally over. Now we can just sit and wait, and hopefully watch some offseason "fireworks".

There was a game tonight, the Celtics got blown out by the Wizards by a score of 118-102. Bradley Beal put in 27 points to go with seven rebounds and three assists for Washington. All five starters scored in double-figures for the Wiz, as did Nene off the bench.

Kelly Olynyk was huge for the C's again, finishing with 24 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Out of the eight Celtics that played, all were negative in the +/- category, except for Olynyk who was a +5.

It was fan appreciation night at the Garden. Wyc Grousbeck was shaking fans' hands in the crowd, and players were signing jerseys and greeting season ticket holders after the game. They may have only won 25 games, but the Celtics were classy, as usual, all season long.

Brandon Bass also won the Red Auerbach award before the game tipped of. The award goes to the player that best exemplifies what it means to be a Celtic.

The Jazz found a way to top the Timberwolves tonight, they too finished with 25 wins. This means Boston and Utah tie for the fourth-highest lottery odds, splitting the fourth and fifth odds down the middle. So essentially, after all this, the Celtics hold the 4.5th lottery position.

This means both the Jazz and Celtics will have roughly a 10.3% chance at the top overall pick, and a 33.5% chance of landing in the top-three. If neither team is awarded a top-three pick at the lottery, a coin flip will determine who gets the higher pick. The winner would be selecting 4th-7th, and the loser 5th-8th.

The next game on the Celtics schedule? The lottery, on May 20th.

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Julian Edlow 4/16/2014 10:21:00 PM Edit
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