Boston vs Cleveland Recap - Celtics Win 93-92
The Celtics grabbed a 93-92 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Brandon Bass at Quicken Loans Arena.
Boston did not, however, defeat the Cavaliers against the spread, which closed at 2.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 197.5.
Boston got 21 points from Jeff Green and another 19 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 8 assists, while Paul Pierce cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Cleveland got 16 points from Wayne Ellington in a losing cause and another 13 points from Marreese Speights. C.J. Miles contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tyler Zeller had 9 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 46-45.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-37.
Boston heads into a battle against the Hawks. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.