Celtics vs Heat Final: 112-107 - Recap
|Celtics vs Heat Final: 112-107 - Recap|
The Celtics got a 35-point performance from Ray Allen as Boston handed Miami a 112-107 defeat on Thursday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Boston 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 OVER the closing number of 186.5.
Paul Pierce had 25 points for Boston and Kevin Garnett chipped in with 16 points. Rajon Rondo had 16 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Heat got a 35-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 21 points from Udonis Haslem. LeBron James had 9 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while LeBron James grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 61-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-35.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Toronto.