Boston vs Washington Wrap - Boston Wins 100-94
The Celtics got a 34-point performance from Paul Pierce as Boston handed Washington a 100-94 defeat on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 180.5.
Kevin Garnett had 17 points for Boston and Mickael Pietrus chipped in with 14 points. Paul Pierce had 10 assists for the Celtics, while Brandon Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Wizards got a 27-point performance from John Wall, who was supported by 19 points from Nick Young. John Wall had 7 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while John Wall grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 49-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 37 boards, while Boston only had 35.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.