Celtics handle Bucks

Kevin Garnett had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics past the Milwaukee Bucks 98-89 on Tuesday night.

Boston couldn't cover as 12-point home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 193-point total listed by sportsbooks.

Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins scored 15 points each for the Celtics, who got 13 points apiece from Ray Allen and reserve Rasheed Wallace in the win.

Andrew Bogut went for 25 points and 14 boards for Milwaukee, while Ersan Ilyasova added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Bucks.