Wizards plan to wear all black to Tuesday’s game vs. Celtics

Washington Wizards players say they plan to wear all black to Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Celtics.

The two teams have been involved in physical play and trash talk during recent meetings. During their Jan. 11 game, Celtics forward Jae Crowder and Wizards guard John Wall continued their verbal sparring at the buzzer, which led to the teams having to be separated.

Wall was fined $15,000 for “attempting to escalate” a confrontation and Crowder received a $25,000 fine for his role in the incident.

When asked what the Wizards attire would be for the upcoming game, Wall, who went 4 for 21 and scored a season-low nine points in that 117–108 loss, said, “All black everything. A funeral.”

Hearing about the idea at practice, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas called the idea “cute.”

“That’s cute that they’re wearing all black. It’s not a Game 7….