Recap - Celtics Defeat Sacramento 99-81
|Recap - Celtics Defeat Sacramento 99-81|
Boston earned a 99-81 victory over Sacramento on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Paul Pierce at TD Garden.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 194.5.
Kevin Garnett had 13 points for Boston and Jeff Green chipped in with 12 points. Kevin Garnett had 5 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Kings got a 19-point performance from Tyreke Evans, who was supported by 13 points from DeMarcus Cousins. DeMarcus Cousins had 4 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while Tyreke Evans grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 59-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Sacramento had a 39-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.