BOSTON – Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from the first half of Game 7 with the Washington Wizards ahead 55-53.
- Celtics bench provides much-needed production in Game 7
- Isaiah Thomas: 'Kelly (Olynyk) was MVP tonight'
He leads all scorers with 14 points despite shooting just 3-for-8 from the field.
Playing one of his best playoff games in this series, Olynyk has 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting.
He has been extremely efficient in the first half, tallying 13 points on 6-for-10 shooting to go with four assists.
Like Beal, Thomas has not shot the ball particularly well but has still managed to score 12 points on 3-for-9 shooting along with six assists.
Otto Porter Jr.
After going scoreless in Game 6, he has bounced back with 12 points in the first half on 4-for-7 shooting.
He hasn’t had a ton of shot attempts, but Horford’s presence has definitely been felt. He has seven points to go with three rebounds and three assists.
He’s looking to be on his way to another double-double, with 11 points and six rebounds at the half.
Celtics transition defense
The Wizards have owned this category most of this series, and tonight has been consistent with that. At the half, Washington has outscored the Celtics 10-0 in fast-break points.