Recap - Celtics Defeat Memphis 98-80
|Recap - Celtics Defeat Memphis 98-80|
Kevin Garnett scored 24 points leading the Celtics to a 98-80 victory over Memphis at TD Garden on Sunday.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 175.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 21 points from Paul Pierce and another 12 points from Ray Allen. Rajon Rondo contributed 14 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Memphis got 21 points from Rudy Gay in a losing cause and another 15 points from O.J. Mayo. Mike Conley contributed 4 assists for the Grizzlies, while Rudy Gay had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 43-35 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 45 boards, while Memphis only had 38.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Grizzlies will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.