76ers Fall 102-101 Against Boston - Game Recap
Ray Allen scored 23 points leading the Celtics to a 102-101 victory over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday.
The Celtics earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 4.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 189.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Rajon Rondo had 19 points for Boston and Glen Davis chipped in with 16 points. Rajon Rondo had 14 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Philadelphia got 19 points from Jodie Meeks in a losing cause and another 16 points from Louis Williams. Andre Iguodala contributed 11 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand had 14 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 56-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 39 boards, while Boston only had 33.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.