Boston vs Toronto Recap - Raptors Win 84-79
The Raptors grabbed an 84-79 win over the Celtics on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from DeMar DeRozan at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 177.5.
Toronto got 17 points from Linas Kleiza and another 12 points from Alan Anderson. Ben Uzoh contributed 5 assists, while Ed Davis cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Boston got 18 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 15 points from Avery Bradley. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 10 rebounds.
Toronto trailed at halftime, 36-30.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 50 boards, while Boston only had 37.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face New Jersey.