Celtics Down Atlanta 94-87 - Match Report
Brandon Bass scored 17 points leading the Celtics to a 94-87 victory over Atlanta at Philips Arena on Saturday.
The Celtics were a 9.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 194.5.
Jeff Green had 16 points for Boston and Jared Sullinger chipped in with 15 points. Jordan Crawford had 10 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Hawks got an 18 -point performance from Al Horford, who was supported by 13 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague had 10 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Al Horford grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 53-49 at the break.
Boston had a 47-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Boston heads into a battle against the Bobcats. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Orlando.