Utah vs Boston Recap - Celtics Win 98-93
|Utah vs Boston Recap - Celtics Win 98-93|
The Celtics grabbed a 98-93 win over the Jazz on Wednesday, behind a 23-point effort from Paul Pierce at TD Garden.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 5, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.
Jeff Green had 16 points for Boston and Leandro Barbosa chipped in with 16 points. Rajon Rondo had 10 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Utah got 20 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 14 points from Gordon Hayward. Mo Williams contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 14 rebounds.
Boston trailed at halftime, 46-44.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 48 boards, while Boston only had 33.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.