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Blood, Sweat and Pierce: C's Stitch up Knicks at MSG
The Celtics ended Monday night's tilt with the Knicks on a 23-4 run, bouncing back from a 15-point deficit in the second consecutive game, to defeat New York 96-86 at Madison Square Garden. Paul Pierce led the way in the fourth, scoring 13 of his 21 points in the quarter.
Kevin Garnett earned a double-double with a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Rajon Rondo returned to his standard excellence with 13 points and 12 assists.