Los Angeles vs Boston Recap - Celtics Win 106-104
Boston earned a 106-104 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday, getting 22 points from Paul Pierce at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 183.5.
Boston got 14 points from Leandro Barbosa and another 14 points from Jeff Green. Jason Terry contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Bass cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Clippers got a 23-point performance from Eric Bledsoe, who was supported by 23 points from Jamal Crawford. Eric Bledsoe had 10 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Blake Griffin grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 59-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 41 boards, while Boston only had 29.
Boston heads into a battle against the Raptors. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.