Boston Falls 99-97 to Warriors - Recap
The Warriors grabbed a 99-97 win over the Celtics on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from Andre Iguodala at Oracle Arena.
Golden State did not, however, defeat the Celtics against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 204.5.
Stephen Curry had 19 points for Golden State and Klay Thompson chipped in with 17 points. Andre Iguodala had 7 assists for the Warriors, while Andrew Bogut was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Celtics got a 24-point performance from Jeff Green, who was supported by 21 points from Jared Sullinger. Jordan Crawford had 7 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kris Humphries grabbed 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 49-47 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-46.
Golden State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Portland.