Boston vs Memphis Recap - Celtics Win 116-110
The Grizzlies were burned for 28 points by Paul Pierce on Saturday as the Celtics picked up a 116-110 win at FedExForum.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 196.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 18 points from Kevin Garnett and another 18 points from Shaquille O'Neal. Rajon Rondo contributed 17 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Grizzlies got a 22-point performance from Rudy Gay, who was supported by 21 points from Zach Randolph. Marc Gasol had 5 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Zach Randolph grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 54-49 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-32.
Boston heads into a battle against the Wizards. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Orlando.