Boston vs Phoenix Wrap - Phoenix Wins 88-71
|Boston vs Phoenix Wrap - Phoenix Wins 88-71|
Phoenix earned an 88-71 victory over Boston on Friday, getting 19 points from Marcin Gortat at US Airways Center.
Phoenix was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 200.5.
Phoenix got 17 points from Vince Carter and another 13 points from Steve Nash. Steve Nash contributed 10 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Boston got 18 points from Kevin Garnett in a losing cause and another 14 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo contributed 6 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 49-35 at the break.
Phoenix had a 45-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.