Boston vs Oklahoma City Wrap - Oklahoma City Wins 119-96
The battle between the Thunder and Celtics didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Boston was handed a 119-96 defeat on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Oklahoma City got 27 points from Reggie Jackson and another 21 points from Kevin Durant. Kevin Durant contributed 8 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Boston got 19 points from Jeff Green in a losing cause and another 19 points from Avery Bradley. Jordan Crawford contributed 7 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 66-56 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Denver.