Heat Fall 101-91 Against Boston - Game Recap
Boston got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Kevin Garnett en route to a 101-91 victory over Miami on Friday at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 178.5.
Boston got 23 points from Paul Pierce and another 21 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo contributed 10 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Heat got a 34-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 18 points from Dwyane Wade. Mario Chalmers had 6 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while LeBron James grabbed 8 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 55-42.
The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 44 boards, while Miami only had 32.