Boston Celtics 118 - New York Knicks 116
Amar'e Stoudemire throws down a vicious first quarter dunk.
Stat Of The GameRaymond Felton recorded 26 points and 14 assists tonight, marking his 10th 20-point effort, 12th double double and seventh 20-10 game of the season. He entered play tonight tied for third in the NBA among guards in double doubles. New York falls to 10-2 when he posts a double double.
Turning PointWith the game tied at 116, Boston inbounded the ball to Paul Pierce with 12 ticks left. The Celtics captain dribbled the clock down before draining a mid-range jumper with 0.4 left on the clock. After a timeout, Amar'e Stoudemire hit a deep-three pointer that appeared to give the Knicks a dramatic win, but video replay showed STAT released the ball after the buzzer sounded handing New York the heartbreaking loss.
Quote Of The Game
"The Knicks have arrived They're going to be a force to reckon with in the division."-- Paul Pierce