Boston vs Orlando Recap - Magic Win 86-78
|Boston vs Orlando Recap - Magic Win 86-78|
Brandon Bass scored 21 points leading the Magic to an 86-78 victory over Boston at Amway Center on Saturday.
Orlando won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 191.5.
Hedo Turkoglu had 16 points for Orlando and Jameer Nelson chipped in with 12 points. Hedo Turkoglu had 4 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Boston got 22 points from Kevin Garnett in a losing cause and another 18 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce had 8 rebounds.
The Magic hit the break trailing 46-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 45 boards, while Boston only had 39.
Orlando heads into a battle against the Nets. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.