New Jersey vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 89-70

New Jersey vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 89-70

The Celtics grabbed an 89-70 win over the Nets on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Paul Pierce at TD Garden.

Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 180.5.

Brandon Bass had 15 points for Boston and Kevin Garnett chipped in with 14 points. Rajon Rondo had 12 assists for the Celtics, while Brandon Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

New Jersey got 17 points from MarShon Brooks in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jordan Farmar. Sundiata Gaines contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Shelden Williams had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 35-34 at the break.

Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-34.

Boston heads into a battle against the Pacers. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.