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Celtics Fall 101-89 Against Houston - Game Recap

Houston earned a 101-89 victory over Boston on Friday, getting 21 points from James Harden at Toyota Center.

Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 207.5.

Houston got 20 points from Greg Smith and another 15 points from Chandler Parsons. Chandler Parsons contributed 8 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Boston got 18 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 15 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo contributed 13 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce had 7 rebounds.

Houston trailed at halftime, 45-43.

Houston had a 45-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face San Antonio.