The Wizards trailed the Celtics by 25 points, and came back, threatening to take the game in the last minute.
The Wizards trimmed a 25-point deficit to one late in the fourth but couldn't get over the hump as their four-game win streak ended vs. the Celtics.
After no starter playing more than 28 minutes Friday and a day off, the Wizards are well-rested for the Celtics today (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 1 p.m. ET).
Bradley Beal doesn't routinely take 20 or more shots a game like Kobe Byrant, but coach Randy Wittman wants to see him develop a more aggressive streak.