Celtics (58-20) vs. Washington (37-41)
March 25, 1980
The Celtics inched closer to a 60-win season with a one-point victory, 96-95, over the Bullets in the nation’s capital to secure the team’s 59th victory.
After dropping the previous meeting with the Bullets, the Celtics exacted some revenge in the final meeting of the season for the two teams. Pete Maravich capped off the Celtics’ victory with a fourth-chance three-pointer for the winning basket. The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan detailed the winning sequence:
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