Cleveland Falls 111-99 to Celtics - Recap
Kelly Olynyk scored 25 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Boston on Saturday, leading the Celtics to a 111-99 victory over Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Celtics were a 9-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 206.5.
Boston got 25 points from Avery Bradley and another 19 points from Jeff Green. Phil Pressey contributed 13 assists, while Kelly Olynyk cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Cleveland got 15 points from Dion Waiters in a losing cause and another 15 points from Kyrie Irving. Jarrett Jack contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 60-42 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-47.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Brooklyn.