Celtics Down Chicago 104-92 - Match Report
Boston got 20 points and 17 rebounds from Kevin Garnett en route to a 104-92 victory over Chicago on Friday at TD Garden.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 190.5.
Paul Pierce had 18 points for Boston and Ray Allen chipped in with 14 points. Rajon Rondo had 19 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
Chicago got 20 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 15 points from Luol Deng. Derrick Rose contributed 8 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 10 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 53-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-34.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.