Nets Fall 94-82 Against Boston - Game Recap
Kevin Garnett scored 21 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Boston over New Jersey, 94-82, on Saturday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 184.5.
Brandon Bass had 18 points for Boston and Avery Bradley chipped in with 18 points. Rajon Rondo had 15 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New Jersey got 15 points from Gerald Green in a losing cause and another 13 points from MarShon Brooks. Deron Williams contributed 14 assists for the Nets, while Jordan Williams had 14 rebounds.
Boston had a 51-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.