Recap - Celtics Defeat Portland 104-86
|Recap - Celtics Defeat Portland 104-86|
Boston got 22 points from Ray Allen en route to a 104-86 victory over Portland on Friday at TD Garden.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 183.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 22 points from Paul Pierce and another 12 points from Avery Bradley. Rajon Rondo contributed 5 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 22-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supported by 10 points from Luke Babbitt. Raymond Felton had 4 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Marcus Camby grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 65-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-32.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lakers. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.