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Celtics Fall 87-86 Against Atlanta - Game Recap

The Hawks grabbed an 87-86 win over the Celtics on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Al Horford at Philips Arena.

Bettors who backed the Hawks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 2. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 175.5.

Atlanta got 16 points from Jeff Teague and another 15 points from Joe Johnson. Josh Smith contributed 6 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Boston got 16 points from Kevin Garnett in a losing cause and another 16 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Brandon Bass had 7 rebounds.

Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-33.