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Kyrie Irving led the Boston Celtics to its seventh consecutive victory by scoring 38 points against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.

The Celtics (17-10) maintain the best winning streak in the league after their 130-125 victory over the Wizards.

Marcus Morris scored 27 points and nine rebounds for the Celtics, which now rank third in the Atlantic Division, a game behind Philadelphia's 76ers. Point guard Marcus Smart logged 18 points for the Boston team.

The Celtics have won 8 of their last 10 games.

The Wizards (11-17), placed second to last in the Southeast Division, were aided by John Wall's double-double of 34 points and 13 assists. Jeff Green scored 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Washington team, while Bradley Beal recorded 22 points.