Players and defensive highlights from big win over Wizards (videos)

Isaiah Thomas scored team-high 25 points as he returned to action on Monday night. Thomas also added four rebounds and four assists, helping Celtics to even the season series with Wizards at 2-2. Isaiah once again won a vis-a-vis matchup with John Wall who got only 16 points and had more turnovers (5) than made shots (4).

Avery Bradley got 20 points on his own, finishing the game with one more point than Bradley Beal so the Celtics backcourt won the matchup with Wizards guards by the score of 45-35. Bradley grabbed nine boards and dished out four assists, hitting gane-high four threes on the night.

Al Horford once again had strong all-around game, posting 16 points on 6/11 shooting to go with nine rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Another good game for Big Al!

Jae Crowder also scored 16 points and added nine boards with three steals for this Celtics team. Crowder spend game-high 38 minutes on the floor and his team was +15 in that time.

And last but not least, it's Celtics defensive highlights! Boston's defense forced 18 turnovers and turned those into 24 points. Celtics as a team had 10 steals and five blocks as the Wizards shot only 22.9 percent from the downtown (8/35).

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