Recap - Bucks Defeat Boston 99-94
Monta Ellis scored 27 points for Milwaukee on Friday, leading the Bucks to a 99-94 victory over Boston at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Bucks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 190.5.
Milwaukee got 20 points from Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and another 17 points from Larry Sanders. Brandon Jennings contributed 8 assists, while Larry Sanders cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.
Boston got 35 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo contributed 11 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce had 12 rebounds.
Milwaukee trailed at halftime, 46-43.
Milwaukee had a 57-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Milwaukee heads into a battle against the Cavaliers. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Brooklyn.