Nets Down Boston 101-93 - Match Report
Deron Williams scored 29 points and added 12 assists for a double-double, leading Brooklyn over Boston, 101-93, on Wednesday at TD Garden.
Brooklyn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 190.5.
Brooklyn got 21 points from Brook Lopez and another 20 points from Joe Johnson. Deron Williams contributed 12 assists, while Reggie Evans cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 23-point performance from Paul Pierce, who was supported by 11 points from Jeff Green. Kevin Garnett had 4 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Shavlik Randolph grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 53-43 at the break.
Brooklyn had a 39-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Miami.