Paul Pierce went off for 27 points and added 7 rebounds leading Boston over Golden State, 107-103, on Friday at TD Garden.
Boston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Boston got 27 points from Ray Allen and another 21 points from Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo contributed 16 assists, while Paul Pierce cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Golden State got 41 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 26 points from David Lee. Stephen Curry contributed 5 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 12 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 64-53.
The rebound battle favored Golden State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Boston only had 28.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Warriors will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.