New Orleans Defeats Boston 121-120 - Recap
Anthony Davis went off for 40 points and added 21 rebounds leading New Orleans to a 121-120 win over Boston on Sunday at New Orleans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Pelicans were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 196.5.
Tyreke Evans had 26 points for New Orleans and Eric Gordon chipped in with 19 points. Eric Gordon had 8 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 21 boards.
The Celtics got a 39-point performance from Jeff Green, who was supported by 16 points from Kris Humphries. Rajon Rondo had 14 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kris Humphries grabbed 12 rebounds.
New Orleans trailed at halftime, 64-57.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-44.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.