Celtics cut down Nets

The Boston Celtics rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 86-76 victory over the New Jersey Nets Saturday night.

Boston could not cover the 14-point spread, while the 162 points went UNDER the posted total of 179.

Rajon Rondo tossed in 16 points from 8-for-11 shooting, and Kevin Garnett grabbed 12 rebounds in the win for Boston.

Brook Lopez dropped 23 points to go with seven rebounds for the Nets in the loss.