Wizards ride huge third quarter to rout Celtics and even semis series
John Wall and the fourth-seeded Wizards try to take the lead in a road game as the series returns to Boston. AP

THE Wizards came up with a huge third quarter and routed the Boston Celtics, 121-102, on Sunday in Washington (Monday, Manila time) in Game Four of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

John Wall and Bradley Beal again showed the way for the Wizards, who overpowered the Celtics, 42-20, in the third and were never threatened after that.

The best-of-seven series is level at 2-2.

Wall had 27 points and 12 assists, while Beal scored 29 for the Wizards.

Otto Porter came up with 18 points and Markieff Morris added 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Game Five is set on Wednesday in Boston.

Isaiah Thomas went 7 for 14 and wound up with 19 points, while Al Horford was the only other Bosto starter to score in double digits with 11 points.

Terry Rozier scored 16, while fellow reserve Kelly Olynyk had 14 points.

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