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Venue TV TIME TD Garden, Boston MA MSG 7:30 PM EST
New York Knicks
Boston Celtics Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) Vitor Faverani - Torn MCL, Left Knee (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Sore left ankle (OUT) Avery Bradley - Sore Right Ankle (OUT) Tyson Chandler - Personal Reasons (OUT) Gerald Wallace Left Knee - Left Ankle Arthroscopies (OUT) Amar'e Stoudemire - Recovery day (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
March 12, 1972 Jerry Lucas records his 21st consecutive double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in 112-109 loss at Boston. Lucasí streak is the third longest in franchise history behind Walt Bellamy (44, 1965-66) and David Lee (24, 2009).
January 28, 2014 New York came out of the gates on fire as took a 15-0 run in the first quarter and rode it to a 114-88 victory over the Boston Celtics to extend its three-game winning streak at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists over 28 minutes. Tyson Chandler posted 12 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth double-double over 23 minutes. Chandler has recorded double-digit rebounds in five of his last six games. Jeremy Tyler recorded a career high 17 points on 7-9 shooting over 23 minutes. Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16 points and J.R. Smith 17 points both off the bench. Jeff Green paced the Boston Celtics with 14 points and seven rebounds over 27 minutes. Chris Johnson and Kris Humphries posted 12 points off the bench. December 13, 2013 Despite erasing from a 17-point first half deficit, New York couldnít hold onto an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter as the Boston Celtics defeated the Knicks for the second time in a week, 90-86 at TD Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 26 points and four rebounds over 42 minutes. Andrea Bargnani recorded 22 points and a team high seven rebounds. Amaríe Stoudemire added 18 points off the bench. Boston was paced by Jared Sullingerís 19 points and six rebounds over 31 minutes. Brandon Bass added 10 points and eight rebounds.