Boston vs Charlotte Recap - Celtics Win 96-86
Jordan Crawford scored 21 points leading the Celtics to a 96-86 victory over Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena on Monday.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 185.5.
Boston got 17 points from Gerald Wallace and another 16 points from Brandon Bass. Phil Pressey contributed 8 assists, while Jared Sullinger cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 28-point performance from Kemba Walker, who was supported by 20 points from Gerald Henderson. Josh McRoberts had 5 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Josh McRoberts grabbed 7 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 47-38.
The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 39 boards, while Charlotte only had 37.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Indiana.