New York vs Boston Recap - Celtics Win 90-86
Jared Sullinger scored 19 points leading the Celtics to a 90-86 victory over New York at TD Garden on Friday.
Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 189.5.
Boston got 18 points from Courtney Lee and another 13 points from Avery Bradley. Jordan Crawford contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Bass cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
New York got 26 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 22 points from Andrea Bargnani. Pablo Prigioni contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Andrea Bargnani had 7 rebounds.
The Celtics hit the break leading 54-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 42 boards, while New York only had 38.
Boston heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.