Nuggets vs Celtics Final: 89-75 - Recap
|Nuggets vs Celtics Final: 89-75 - Recap|
Denver earned an 89-75 victory over Boston on Thursday, getting 18 points from Kenyon Martin at Pepsi Center.
Denver was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Denver got 16 points from Wilson Chandler and another 13 points from Arron Afflalo. Ty Lawson contributed 10 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 17-point performance from Paul Pierce, who was supported by 14 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo had 8 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kevin Garnett grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 37-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 52 boards, while Boston only had 38.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.