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Minnesota Falls 96-93 to Celtics - Recap

The Celtics grabbed a 96-93 win over the Timberwolves on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Paul Pierce at TD Garden.

Bettors who backed the Celtics were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 203.5.

Boston got 20 points from Ray Allen and another 17 points from Glen Davis. Rajon Rondo contributed 16 assists, while Paul Pierce cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Minnesota got 19 points from Michael Beasley in a losing cause and another 15 points from Martell Webster. Luke Ridnour contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 24 rebounds.

Boston trailed at halftime, 47-43.

Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-30.

Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.