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Boston Defeats Detroit 114-93 - Recap

The battle between the Celtics and Pistons didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 114-93 defeat on Friday at TD Garden.

Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -9.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 211.0.

Boston got 26 points from Jayson Tatum and another 26 points from Jaylen Brown. Kemba Walker contributed 11 assists, while Enes Kanter cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.

Detroit got 15 points from Thon Maker in a losing cause and another 14 points from Derrick Rose. Tim Frazier contributed 5 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 11 rebounds.

The Celtics hit the break winning 60-48 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 51 boards, while Detroit only had 36

Boston heads into a battle against the Hornets. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.