Boston vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 115-111
Rodney Stuckey scored 26 points for Detroit on Saturday, leading the Pistons to a 115-111 victory over Boston at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit did not, however, defeat the Celtics against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 208.5.
Detroit got 21 points from Greg Monroe and another 20 points from Brandon Jennings. Peyton Siva contributed 5 assists, while Andre Drummond cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 25-point performance from Jerryd Bayless, who was supported by 23 points from Jeff Green. Phil Pressey had 11 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Jared Sullinger grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Pistons hit the break trailing 65-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Atlanta.