Golden State Falls 94-86 to Celtics - Recap
The Celtics got a 26-point performance from Paul Pierce as Boston ran past Golden State 94-86 on Friday at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 197.5.
Boston got 18 points from Jeff Green and another 8 points from Brandon Bass. Paul Pierce contributed 4 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Golden State got 25 points from Stephen Curry in a losing cause and another 16 points from Harrison Barnes. Stephen Curry contributed 6 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 19 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 50-46.
The rebound battle favored Golden State as they grabbed 54 boards, while Boston only had 44.
Boston heads into a battle against the 76ers. Golden State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.