Boston Falls 94-89 to Mavericks - Recap
Dallas got 19 points from Dirk Nowitzki en route to a 94-89 victory over Boston on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Dallas did not, however, defeat the Celtics against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 203.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Monta Ellis and another 12 points from Devin Harris. Jose Calderon contributed 6 assists, while Monta Ellis cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 19-point performance from Jerryd Bayless, who was supported by 16 points from Kelly Olynyk. Jerryd Bayless had 6 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kris Humphries grabbed 14 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 50-43.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-36.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.