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Celtics wear down Knicks for 97-89 victory


By BRIAN MAHONEY
Posted Feb 02 2016 11:33PM

NEW YORK (AP) The Celtics toughened up their defense and were simply too tough for the Knicks.

Isaiah Thomas had 20 points and eight assists, and Boston wore down New York in a 97-89 victory on Tuesday night.

Jae Crowder and Tyler Zeller each added 16 points, while reserves Evan Turner and Kelly Olynyk were also in double figures as the Celtics were fresher and sharper in dominating the final 15 minutes.

"Eventually we started wearing them down playing great defense, and we got stops and turned them into buckets," Turner said.

Turner had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Olynyk scored 13 points in the Celtics' sixth victory in seven games.

"In the second half we did a better job in a lot of ways from a physicality standpoint and I thought we got them off the glass," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

Carmelo Anthony had 16 points and 14 rebounds but shot just 4 for 16 in the Knicks' sixth loss in seven games. Robin Lopez added 17 points and 13 rebounds, while Arron Afflalo ended a shooting slump with 18 points but had some careless turnovers.

"We just couldn't find a combination of guys that could sustain on both ends," Knicks coach Derek Fisher said.

The Celtics had scored at least 110 points in six straight games but the offense wasn't there in this one - they missed all 13 3-point attempts in the first half - so they turned to their defense after losing 119-114 to Orlando on Sunday. They held the Knicks to 37.8 percent shooting and forced 17 turnovers - well, some actually didn't look forced at all.

The Knicks raced to a 9-0 lead but threw away any chance of seizing control of the game by turning it over six times in the third quarter, including a hideous stretch of three turnovers in 24 seconds by Afflalo.

The Celtics broke away from a 64-all tie to lead 70-65 heading to the fourth, then opened the quarter with six straight points, sparked by Olynyk.

"The group really played poised at the end and countered any time they scored with a score, and then we got enough stops to salt it away," Stevens said.

The Knicks got it down to four, but consecutive jumpers by Turner midway through the period steadied the Celtics, who soon pushed it back into double digits again.

"We just couldn't get over the hump," Anthony said. "We made a push kind of in that third quarter and then we just couldn't kind of get over the hump."

Anthony fouled out in the final minute, with one of his fouls a rare flagrant on an offensive foul when he swung his arms to get into shooting position and caught Crowder in the face.

TIP-INS

Celtics: Crowder started at forward after being listed as questionable with a bruised right shin. ... Amir Johnson was also called for a flagrant foul.

Knicks: Starting point guard Jose Calderon missed his fourth straight game with a sore right groin but appears on the verge of returning. Fisher called Thursday's game at Detroit "realistic." ... Kristaps Porzingis was chosen the Eastern Conference rookie of the month for January. He and Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns, the No. 1 pick, have both won all three monthly honors this season.

PORZINGIS' PLAY

Porzingis averaged 15.3 points and 7.2 rebounds in January, but was just 4 for 11 for 10 points and five rebounds in his first February game.

MSG MEMORY

Tuesday was the seventh anniversary of Kobe Bryant's 61-point performance, which still stands as the opponent record at Madison Square Garden, in a Lakers victory. Boston's David Lee, then playing for the Knicks, remembers feeling Bryant was out to make a statement by the way he acted before the game and played once it started.

"I remember he hit his first like two shots, but just the way he hit them. I walked over to the bench to D'Antoni and I said, `Something bad's about to happen. So we need to run a second defender at him, like in the first quarter,"' Lee said, referring to former Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni. "And Mike said, `He can't beat us by himself.' He goes, `We're going to have to settle for that.' And I'm a big Mike D'Antoni fan, but in that case he did beat us by himself. It was not a good ending to that game."

UP NEXT

Celtics: Host Detroit on Wednesday.

Knicks: Visit Detroit on Thursday.


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BOS
NYK
     
    • 44.4%

    • 37.8%

    • 15.8%

    • 30.0%

    • 82.4%

    • 75.0%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS NYK
Total Rebounds 45 50
Offensive Rebounds 12 16
Turnovers 10 16
Fast Break Pts: 17 6
Biggest Lead: 11 9
Points in the Paint: 58 28
BOS NYK
p Thomas   20 Afflalo   18
rb 2 players   10 Anthony   14
a Thomas   8 Anthony   4
s Turner   3 3 players   1
b 2 players   1 Lopez   3
 
  • 12/27 - NYK 91 @ BOS 100
  • 01/12 - BOS 114 @ NYK 120
  • 02/02 - BOS 97 @ NYK 89
  • 03/04 - NYK 104 @ BOS 105
Boston Celtics (28-22)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Crowder F 28:02 6-10 1-4 3-4 +1 0 5 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 16
A. Johnson F 14:34 2-3 0-0 0-2 -2 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 4
J. Sullinger C 16:34 2-6 0-0 0-0 -3 0 2 2 1 3 1 2 0 1 4
A. Bradley G 29:56 3-13 0-3 0-0 +4 1 2 3 4 4 0 1 1 2 6
I. Thomas G 36:58 7-18 1-5 5-5 +8 0 5 5 8 1 1 2 0 0 20
K. Olynyk   22:15 5-8 1-3 2-2 +7 2 3 5 1 3 0 1 1 0 13
E. Turner   28:58 6-13 0-0 2-2 +8 2 8 10 4 1 3 2 0 0 14
M. Smart   29:06 1-5 0-3 2-2 +4 0 1 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 4
J. Jerebko   07:05 0-1 0-1 0-0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Zeller   26:32 8-13 0-0 0-0 +11 7 3 10 0 3 1 2 0 0 16
D. Lee DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Rozier DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Young DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 40-90 3-19 14-17   12 33 45 20 24 9 10 2 4 97
  44.4% 15.8% 82.4%   team rebs: 8 total to: 10
New York Knicks (23-28)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Anthony F 34:50 4-16 1-5 7-10 -3 1 13 14 4 6 0 3 0 0 16
K. Porzingis F 27:18 4-11 0-2 2-2 -4 2 3 5 0 3 1 3 1 0 10
R. Lopez C 37:22 6-12 0-0 5-6 +9 11 2 13 2 1 0 2 3 0 17
A. Afflalo G 39:45 7-16 2-5 2-4 -3 0 2 2 3 0 1 4 0 1 18
L. Galloway G 34:07 0-4 0-1 1-1 +5 1 8 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 1
L. Thomas   25:25 2-4 1-1 1-2 -8 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
D. Williams   11:24 3-7 0-2 0-0 -2 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
K. Seraphin   04:21 1-2 0-0 0-0 -10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
J. Grant   07:25 0-1 0-0 0-0 -17 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
S. Vujacic   18:03 4-9 2-4 3-3 -7 0 3 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 13
L. Amundson DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Antetokounmpo DNP - Coach's Decision
K. O'Quinn DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 31-82 6-20 21-28   16 34 50 13 16 3 16 4 2 89
  37.8% 30.0% 75.0%   team rebs: 8 total to: 17

inactive

  • Celtics: Hunter, Mickey
  • Knicks: Calderon, Early

technical fouls

  • Celtics: Thomas
  • Knicks: Fisher

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 13
  • Times Tied: 10

arena stats

  • Arena: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
  • Officials: #26 Pat Fraher, #20 Leroy Richardson, #31 Scott Wall
  • Attendance: 19812
  • Duration: 2:10
Boston Celtics (28-22) New York Knicks (23-28)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Lopez vs Johnson (Porzingis gains possession)
  11:45 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:43  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  11:31  
  11:29 Anthony Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:13 Porzingis Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:11 Lopez Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:11
[NYK 2-0]
Lopez Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  10:57  
  10:55 Anthony Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:46
[NYK 4-0]
Afflalo Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  10:29  
  10:27 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:19
[NYK 6-0]
Afflalo Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  10:00 Lopez Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (P Fraher) 
Johnson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  10:00  
Team Rebound  10:00  
Johnson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:00  
  09:59 Anthony Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:45 Porzingis Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Sullinger (1 ST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  09:33  
  09:31 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:25
[NYK 9-0]
Afflalo 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Anthony (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:24  
Thomas Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:04
[BOS 2-9]
 
  08:51 Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:49  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  08:38  
  08:36 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:20 Lopez Hook Shot: Missed 
  08:19 Lopez Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  08:19 Lopez Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:17  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  08:02  
  08:00 Anthony Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  07:40 Galloway Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:39 Lopez Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
Thomas Foul: Personal (1 PF) (L Richardson)  07:39  
Johnson Substitution replaced by Olynyk  07:39  
  07:27 Anthony Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (1 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson) 
  07:27 Anthony Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  07:27 Fisher Technical (L Richardson) 
Thomas Free Throw Technical (3 PTS)  07:27
[BOS 3-9]
 
Crowder Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:27
[BOS 4-9]
 
Crowder Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  07:27
[BOS 5-9]
 
Crowder Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  07:18
[BOS 7-9]
 
  06:54 Porzingis Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Olynyk Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:52  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:40
[BOS 9-9]
 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  06:24  
  06:24
[NYK 10-9]
Anthony Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  06:24 Anthony Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:23  
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:11
[BOS 11-10]
 
  05:59 Anthony 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:57 Lopez Rebound (Off:4 Def:0) 
  05:46
[NYK 12-11]
Afflalo Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  05:36 Anthony Foul: Personal (2 PF) (P Fraher) 
  05:36 Anthony Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  05:26  
  05:24 Porzingis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:21
[NYK 14-11]
Lopez Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Galloway (1 AST) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST)  05:07
[BOS 13-14]
 
Olynyk Foul: Personal (1 PF) (S Wall)  04:54  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Turner  04:54  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Smart  04:54  
  04:39 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
  04:39 Lopez Substitution replaced by Williams 
  04:31 Williams Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  04:31
[BOS 14-14]
 
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  04:31
[BOS 15-14]
 
Olynyk Foul: Personal (2 PF) (L Richardson)  04:16  
  04:06 Thomas Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Turner (1 ST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  03:58  
  03:56 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  03:49 Porzingis Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (S Wall) 
  03:49 Porzingis Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  03:33  
  03:33 Team Rebound 
Olynyk Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  03:33  
  03:33
[NYK 15-15]
Porzingis Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  03:33
[NYK 16-15]
Porzingis Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Porzingis (1 BLK)  03:22  
  03:19 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:09
[NYK 18-15]
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed  02:55  
  02:53 Afflalo Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:43 Porzingis Jump Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:41  
Bradley Driving Layup Shot: Missed  02:34  
  02:33 Porzingis Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:23
[NYK 20-15]
Afflalo Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Turner Layup Shot: Missed  02:02  
Olynyk Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:00  
Olynyk Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:00
[BOS 17-20]
 
  02:00 Team Timeout : Regular 
Crowder Substitution replaced by Jerebko  02:00  
  02:00 Porzingis Substitution replaced by Seraphin 
  02:00 Galloway Substitution replaced by Grant 
  01:44 Grant Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:42  
  01:34 Grant Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:34
[BOS 18-20]
 
Smart Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:34
[BOS 19-20]
 
  01:18 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:16  
Turner Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:06
[BOS 21-20]
 
  00:52.8 Afflalo Layup Shot: Missed Block: Olynyk (1 BLK) 
  00:51.5 Team Rebound 
  00:39.9 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:37.9  
Olynyk Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  00:27.8  
  00:04.7
[NYK 22-21]
Seraphin Step Back Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.6  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (28-22) New York Knicks (23-28)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Zeller Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (L Richardson)  11:50  
Zeller Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  11:50  
  11:26 Seraphin Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:24  
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  11:17  
  11:15 Vujacic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:05 Vujacic Layup Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:04  
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST)  10:55
[BOS 23-22]
 
  10:31 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:29  
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST)  10:19
[BOS 25-22]
 
  10:05 Vujacic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Turner (2 ST) 
Turner Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  09:57
[BOS 27-22]
 
  09:45 Seraphin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smart (1 ST) 
Smart Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:41
[BOS 29-22]
 
  09:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:39 Williams Substitution replaced by Anthony 
  09:39 Grant Substitution replaced by Galloway 
  09:39 Seraphin Substitution replaced by Lopez 
  09:14 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:12 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:10
[NYK 25-29]
Vujacic 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Anthony (2 AST) 
  08:47 Galloway Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  08:47
[BOS 30-25]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  08:47
[BOS 31-25]
 
  08:32
[NYK 27-31]
Vujacic Pullup Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  08:17  
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:15  
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Missed  08:07  
  08:05 Vujacic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:58
[NYK 30-31]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Anthony (3 AST) 
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  07:37  
  07:35 Team Rebound 
  07:15 Lopez Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Zeller (1 ST) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  07:05  
  07:03 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  06:56
[NYK 32-31]
Anthony Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:55  
Jerebko Substitution replaced by Crowder  06:55  
  06:55 Thomas Substitution replaced by Afflalo 
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  06:40
[BOS 33-32]
 
  06:17 Vujacic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:16  
Zeller Substitution replaced by Sullinger  06:16  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  06:09  
  06:07 Vujacic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:54 Lopez Hook Shot: Missed 
  05:53 Lopez Rebound (Off:5 Def:0) 
  05:53 Lopez Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:52 Lopez Rebound (Off:6 Def:0) 
  05:52 Lopez Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:51 Lopez Rebound (Off:7 Def:0) 
  05:51
[NYK 34-33]
Lopez Putback Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed  05:34  
  05:33 Afflalo Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:30 Anthony Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Turner Substitution replaced by Olynyk  05:30  
Sullinger Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO)  05:19  
  05:19 Vujacic Substitution replaced by Porzingis 
  04:57
[NYK 36-33]
Porzingis Jump Bank Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (1 AST) 
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  04:48
[BOS 35-36]
 
Smart Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  04:39  
  04:39
[NYK 37-35]
Afflalo Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  04:39 Afflalo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  04:38 Lopez Rebound (Off:8 Def:0) 
  04:34 Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:32  
Sullinger Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (S Wall)  04:22  
Sullinger Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  04:22  
Smart Substitution replaced by Bradley  04:22  
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (P Fraher)  04:07  
  04:07
[NYK 38-35]
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  04:07
[NYK 39-35]
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  03:55  
  03:53 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  03:47  
  03:47
[NYK 40-35]
Afflalo Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Olynyk Substitution replaced by Johnson  03:47  
  03:47 Afflalo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  03:46 Lopez Rebound (Off:9 Def:0) 
  03:41 Anthony 3pt Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:39  
Crowder Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  03:29
[BOS 37-40]
 
  03:14 Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:14  
  03:14 Porzingis Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (S Wall) 
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Zeller  03:14  
  02:56 Galloway Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
  02:56  
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  02:56
[BOS 38-40]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  02:56
[BOS 39-40]
 
  02:34
[NYK 42-39]
Anthony Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  02:15  
  02:13 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  01:55 Anthony Turnaround Bank shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:53  
Crowder Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST)  01:49
[BOS 41-42]
 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  01:32  
  01:32
[NYK 43-41]
Anthony Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  01:32 Porzingis Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  01:32 Galloway Substitution replaced by Vujacic 
  01:32
[NYK 44-41]
Anthony Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Johnson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Lopez (1 BLK)  01:21  
  01:19 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  01:16 Anthony Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST) 
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:12
[BOS 43-44]
 
  00:56.0
[NYK 46-43]
Vujacic Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Lopez (1 AST) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lopez (2 BLK)  00:44.9  
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:43.3  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  00:36.9  
  00:34.9 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  00:20.7  
  00:20.7 Anthony Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:20.7 Team Rebound 
  00:20.7
[NYK 47-43]
Anthony Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:04.9  
Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  00:02.9  
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:00.0
[BOS 45-47]
 
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (28-22) New York Knicks (23-28)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Johnson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thomas (4 AST)  11:46
[BOS 47-47]
 
  11:27
[NYK 49-47]
Anthony Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed  11:02  
  11:00 Lopez Rebound (Off:9 Def:1) 
  10:50 Porzingis 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:48  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  10:41  
  10:40 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  10:34 Galloway Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:33  
Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed  10:20  
  10:18 Porzingis Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  10:12 Afflalo Jump Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:11  
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (5 AST)  09:59
[BOS 49-49]
 
  09:39 Lopez Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO) 
Johnson Driving Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bradley (2 AST)  09:23
[BOS 51-49]
 
  09:02 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:01 Lopez Rebound (Off:10 Def:1) 
  09:01
[NYK 51-51]
Lopez Tip Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Thomas (6 AST)  08:39
[BOS 54-51]
 
  08:16 Anthony Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:14 Porzingis Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  08:10
[NYK 53-54]
Porzingis Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (2 AST) 
Crowder Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Bradley (3 AST)  07:54
[BOS 56-53]
 
  07:44 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:37 Galloway 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:35  
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed Block: Lopez (3 BLK)  07:15  
  07:14 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  07:10 Lopez Jump Shot: Missed 
Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:08  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  06:59  
  06:57 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
Johnson Foul: Personal (1 PF) (L Richardson)  06:53  
  06:44 Porzingis Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:42  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS)  06:37
[BOS 59-53]
 
  06:24 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:22 Porzingis Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
Johnson Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  06:19  
  06:19
[NYK 54-59]
Anthony Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  06:19
[NYK 55-59]
Anthony Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  06:08 Afflalo Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  05:58  
  05:56 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (P Fraher)  05:42  
  05:42
[NYK 56-59]
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  05:42 Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  05:42 Lopez Rebound (Off:11 Def:1) 
  05:37
[NYK 59-59]
Anthony 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Galloway (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:34  
  05:34 Porzingis Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Johnson Substitution replaced by Turner  05:34  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Smart  05:34  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Zeller  05:34  
  05:24 Anthony Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (P Fraher) 
Crowder Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  05:24
[BOS 60-59]
 
Crowder Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:24  
Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:0)  05:22  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  05:02  
  05:01 Galloway Rebound (Off:0 Def:8) 
Thomas Technical (P Fraher)  05:00  
  05:00
[NYK 60-60]
Galloway Free Throw Technical (1 PTS) 
  04:45
[NYK 62-60]
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Afflalo (3 AST) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  04:30  
  04:28 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  04:21 Anthony 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:19  
Crowder Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Thomas (7 AST)  04:16
[BOS 62-62]
 
Smart Foul: Personal (2 PF) (L Richardson)  03:58  
  03:49 Afflalo Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Turner (3 ST) 
Turner Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Afflalo (1 ST)  03:44  
  03:35 Afflalo Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Smart (2 ST) 
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  03:31  
  03:29 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:11) 
  03:25 Afflalo Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST) 
Turner Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (L Richardson)  03:10  
Turner Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  03:10  
  03:10 Afflalo Substitution replaced by Vujacic 
  02:51 Vujacic Jump Shot: Missed 
Crowder Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  02:50  
Zeller Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST)  02:46
[BOS 64-62]
 
  02:22
[NYK 64-64]
Lopez Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST)  02:07
[BOS 66-64]
 
Thomas Violation:Kicked Ball (S Wall)  01:54  
  01:54 Lopez Substitution replaced by Porzingis 
  01:45 Porzingis Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  01:43  
Turner Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  01:36
[BOS 68-64]
 
  01:26 Vujacic Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
  01:20 Galloway Foul: Personal (3 PF) (L Richardson) 
  01:20 Galloway Substitution replaced by Grant 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  01:14  
  01:13 Team Rebound 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  00:52.9  
  00:52.9
[NYK 65-68]
Anthony Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Crowder Substitution replaced by Olynyk  00:52.9  
  00:52.9 Anthony Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Team Rebound  00:50.2  
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Olynyk (1 AST)  00:37.2
[BOS 70-65]
 
  00:23.9 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  00:22.0  
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Vujacic (1 ST)  00:02.9  
  00:00.2 Vujacic 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
Boston Celtics (28-22) New York Knicks (23-28)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:49 Porzingis Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (P Fraher) 
  11:49 Porzingis Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  11:31  
Team Rebound  11:29  
Olynyk Jump Shot: Missed  11:20  
Olynyk Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  11:18  
Olynyk Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  11:16
[BOS 72-65]
 
  10:53 Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed 
Olynyk Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  10:50  
  10:38 Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson) 
Olynyk Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  10:38
[BOS 73-65]
 
Olynyk Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  10:38
[BOS 74-65]
 
  10:26 Vujacic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bradley (1 BLK) 
Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  10:24  
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST)  10:17
[BOS 76-65]
 
  10:16 Team Timeout : Regular 
  10:16 Porzingis Substitution replaced by Lopez 
  10:16 Grant Substitution replaced by Williams 
  10:05
[NYK 68-76]
Vujacic 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST) 
Zeller Layup Shot: Missed  09:48  
Zeller Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  09:46  
Zeller Putback Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  09:45
[BOS 78-68]
 
  09:20
[NYK 70-78]
Lopez Hook Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Bradley (4 AST)  09:07
[BOS 81-70]
 
  08:45
[NYK 72-81]
Williams Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Lopez (2 AST) 
Bradley Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (L Richardson)  08:33  
Bradley Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  08:33  
  08:17 Williams Layup Shot: Missed 
  08:15 Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:14
[NYK 74-81]
Williams Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  07:56  
  07:54 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Smart Foul: Personal (3 PF) (S Wall)  07:44  
  07:37
[NYK 77-81]
Afflalo 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Vujacic (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:35  
  07:35 Thomas Substitution replaced by Anthony 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  07:18  
Zeller Rebound (Off:5 Def:2)  07:17  
Olynyk 3pt Shot: Missed  07:13  
  07:12 Lopez Rebound (Off:11 Def:2) 
  06:52 Afflalo Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:5 Def:3)  06:51  
Turner Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:42
[BOS 83-77]
 
  06:22 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
Olynyk Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:21  
Turner Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  06:11
[BOS 85-77]
 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (3 FTA) (P Fraher)  05:52  
  05:52
[NYK 78-85]
Vujacic Free Throw 1 of 3 (11 PTS) 
  05:52
[NYK 79-85]
Vujacic Free Throw 2 of 3 (12 PTS) 
Smart Substitution replaced by Thomas  05:52  
  05:52 Williams Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  05:52
[NYK 80-85]
Vujacic Free Throw 3 of 3 (13 PTS) 
Olynyk Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST)  05:35
[BOS 87-80]
 
Zeller Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  05:20  
  05:20 Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  05:20 Team Rebound 
  05:20 Vujacic Substitution replaced by Galloway 
  05:20
[NYK 81-87]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Turner Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:08
[BOS 89-81]
 
Bradley Foul: Personal (4 PF) (P Fraher)  04:52  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Smart  04:52  
  04:37 Anthony Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:35 Galloway Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  04:32 Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  04:30  
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  04:18  
Team Rebound  04:18  
  04:18 Anthony Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) (S Wall) 
  04:11 Anthony Foul: Personal (5 PF) (L Richardson) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  04:02  
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:00  
Thomas Layup Shot: Missed  03:56  
Zeller Rebound (Off:6 Def:3)  03:55  
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  03:55
[BOS 91-81]
 
  03:43 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:41 Team Rebound 
Zeller Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (L Richardson)  03:41  
  03:41
[NYK 82-91]
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  03:41
[NYK 83-91]
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST)  03:29
[BOS 93-83]
 
  03:27 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:27 Thomas Substitution replaced by Porzingis 
  03:13
[NYK 85-93]
Porzingis Running Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Anthony (4 AST) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  02:49  
  02:47 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:12) 
  02:41 Porzingis 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  02:40  
Olynyk Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Thomas (8 AST)  02:36
[BOS 95-85]
 
  02:18
[NYK 87-95]
Porzingis Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  01:59  
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  01:57  
Zeller Hook Shot: Missed  01:55  
  01:54 Anthony Rebound (Off:1 Def:13) 
  01:43 Galloway Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  01:41  
Turner Layup Shot: Missed  01:22  
Zeller Rebound (Off:7 Def:3)  01:20  
Zeller Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Porzingis (1 ST)  01:17  
  01:14 Anthony 3pt Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  01:13  
Thomas Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS)  00:57.8
[BOS 97-87]
 
  00:47.9 Afflalo 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:47.6  
  00:47.6 Anthony Foul: Loose Ball (6 PF) (P Fraher) 
  00:47.6 Anthony Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Thomas Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  00:27.6  
  00:21.9
[NYK 89-97]
Afflalo Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
BOS
2nd Atlantic
48
34
6-4
28-13
20-21
NYK
3rd Atlantic
32
50
3-7
18-23
14-27
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
2 players 24.2
2 players 7.2
2 players 5.0
2 players 1.3
2 players 1.7
NYK
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