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Boston Falls 88-87 to Cavaliers - Recap

The Cavaliers grabbed an 88-87 win over the Celtics on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from Kyrie Irving at TD Garden.

The Cavaliers were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 180.5.

Cleveland got 18 points from Anderson Varejao and another 14 points from Alonzo Gee. Kyrie Irving contributed 6 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Boston got 22 points from Ray Allen in a losing cause and another 18 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 44-43 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 37 boards, while Boston only had 33.