Celtics Down Denver 105-89 - Match Report
|Celtics Down Denver 105-89 - Match Report|
The Nuggets were burned for 28 points by Ray Allen on Wednesday as the Celtics picked up a 105-89 win at TD Garden.
The Celtics were a 9-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 204.5.
Boston got 17 points from Kevin Garnett and another 17 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo contributed 13 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Nuggets got a 24-point performance from Ty Lawson, who was supported by 16 points from Arron Afflalo. Chauncey Billups had 7 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Al Harrington grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 59-52 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-34.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Denver, they head on the road to face Toronto.