Recap - Pelicans Defeat Boston 95-92
|Recap - Pelicans Defeat Boston 95-92|
New Orleans got 23 points from Anthony Davis en route to a 95-92 victory over Boston on Friday at TD Garden.
The Pelicans earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 3.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 201.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
New Orleans got 16 points from Tyreke Evans and another 13 points from Ryan Anderson. Tyreke Evans contributed 6 assists, while Anthony Davis cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 22-point performance from Avery Bradley, who was supported by 16 points from Jeff Green. Jordan Crawford had 11 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kris Humphries grabbed 12 rebounds.
The Pelicans hit the break leading 49-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Boston had a 49-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.