Cavaliers Down Boston 97-91 - Match Report
The Cavaliers got a 29-point performance from Tristan Thompson, who added 17 rebounds as Cleveland ran past Boston 97-91 on Friday at TD Garden.
Cleveland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 199.5.
Alonzo Gee had 16 points for Cleveland and Wayne Ellington chipped in with 12 points. Kyrie Irving had 8 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
Boston got 23 points from Jeff Green in a losing cause and another 16 points from Shavlik Randolph. Jordan Crawford contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jeff Green had 9 rebounds.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 58-42.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Washington.