Atlanta vs Boston Recap - Celtics Win 115-104
Jerryd Bayless went off for 29 points and added 2 rebounds leading Boston over Atlanta, 115-104, on Wednesday at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 204.5.
Boston got 22 points from Rajon Rondo and another 17 points from Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo contributed 11 assists, while Gerald Wallace cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Atlanta got 26 points from Jeff Teague in a losing cause and another 24 points from DeMarre Carroll. Shelvin Mack contributed 8 assists for the Hawks, while Elton Brand had 7 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 58-56.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-29.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Phoenix.