Boston Defeats Brooklyn 93-76 - Recap
The Celtics grabbed a 93-76 win over the Nets on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Rajon Rondo at Barclays Center.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 184.5.
Boston got 16 points from Jared Sullinger and another 15 points from Jeff Green. Paul Pierce contributed 10 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 15 points from Gerald Wallace in a losing cause and another 15 points from Brook Lopez. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Brook Lopez had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 56-42 at the break.
Boston had a 41-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.