(SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Celtics will go for the home-and-home sweep against the Washington Wizards Monday night, but this time, the game will be played at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
On Sunday afternoon, the C's took their home portion of the series with a 101-93 victory. The win gave the Celtics three in a row and ended a four-game streak for the Wizards.
Rajon Rondo had a triple double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for the Celtics, who have dropped two in a row on the road.
Jeff Green netted 25 points and Marcus Thornton added 21 for the Celtics, who have won three in a row on the heels of a five-game losing streak. Avery Bradley managed 11 in the victory and Jared Sullinger registered a double- double of 10 points and 10 rebounds.
A John Wall finger roll with 1:12 to play got the Wizards within 94-93, but Bradley nailed a 3-pointer and Green's layup with 22.2 ticks on the clock sealed the outcome.
"I thought we played gutsy at the end," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.
Rasual Butler scored 22 points, Wall had 17 points and 14 assists and Paul Pierce supplied 16 points in another game against his former team for Washington, which trailed by as many as 25 in the second half.
"This place will always have a place in my heart," Pierce said.
The Celtics led 90-78 in the fourth quarter before Wall netted six straight points during a 13-2 Washington run. Butler capped the burst with a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 92-91 with 2:50 remaining.
Wall's layup inched them closer, but the Celtics closed the door.
Boston won for the second time in its last five meetings with Washington after winning the seven prior matchups in the series.
The Celtics play in Charlotte on Wednesday, while the Wizards visit the Orlando Magic. Washington will have three straight at home following the Southeast Division tilt, including matchups with the Los Angeles Clippers, the Utah Jazz and Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Wizards won three of four against the Celtics last season to halt a seven- game series slide. Washington's victory over the C's in DC last season stopped a four-game home losing streak.