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Celtics Down Philadelphia 101-85 - Match Report

Philadelphia was scorched by Brandon Bass for 27 points as the Celtics defated the 76ers 101-85 in NBA action on Monday.

The Celtics were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 173.5.

Kevin Garnett had 20 points for Boston and Paul Pierce chipped in with 16 points. Rajon Rondo had 14 assists for the Celtics, while Brandon Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

The 76ers got a 19-point performance from Elton Brand, who was supported by 12 points from Lavoy Allen. Jrue Holiday had 7 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Evan Turner grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 50-47 at the break.

Philadelphia had a 37-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.