Boston Defeats Charlotte 102-95 - Recap

Paul Pierce poured in 36 points for Boston on Monday, as they defeated Charlotte 102-95 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 182.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Kevin Garnett had 24 points for Boston and Brandon Bass chipped in with 15 points. Rajon Rondo had 13 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

The Bobcats got a 21-point performance from Gerald Henderson, who was supported by 18 points from Byron Mullens. Kemba Walker had 7 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Byron Mullens grabbed 7 rebounds.

Boston led at halftime, 52-50.

Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-33.

Boston heads into a battle against the Jazz. Charlotte, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.