Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • BOS 52.7
    • 40.8 NY
  • Three Point %

    • BOS 33.3
    • 43.8 NY
  • Turnovers

    • BOS 11
    • 14 NY
  • Rebounds

    • BOS 38
    • 50 NY

Game Information

Madison Square Garden
,
  • New York, NY
  • Line: NY -7.0
Attendance: 19,033
96%
Capacity: 19,763
Referees: Dick Bavetta, Tony Brothers, Violet Palmer
1/8/2013 Associated Press

Pierce guides Rondo-less Celtics past Knicks

Paul Pierce scored 23 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 102-96 on Monday night in a heated first meeting of the season between the Atlantic Division rivals.

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Celtics22312326102
Knicks2135162496

Game Flow

BOS
NY
0:00 - 4th Quarter

BOS

102

NY

96

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Avery Bradley misses driving layup
  • Avery Bradley misses three point jumper
  • Kevin Garnett makes 18-foot jumper (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Kevin Garnett makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Marcus Camby blocks Avery Bradley 's 1-foot layup
  • Avery Bradley misses 18-foot jumper
  • Courtney Lee misses 16-foot two point jumper
  • Jared Sullinger misses layup
  • Jared Sullinger makes layup (Kevin Garnett assists)
  • Paul Pierce misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith blocks Jeff Green 's 2-foot layup
  • Leandro Barbosa makes driving layup
  • Jeff Green makes dunk (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Courtney Lee misses 5-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 24-foot three point jumper (Avery Bradley assists)
  • Paul Pierce makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Garnett misses 9-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Garnett makes two point shot (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Jason Terry misses 7-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 10-foot jumper
  • Brandon Bass makes layup (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Paul Pierce makes 25-foot three point jumper (Jeff Green assists)
  • Amar'e Stoudemire blocks Paul Pierce 's 19-foot jumper
  • Jason Terry misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Garnett misses 17-foot jumper
  • Brandon Bass makes 9-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Jeff Green makes 19-foot two point shot
  • Avery Bradley makes 20-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Jeff Green makes two point shot (Avery Bradley assists)
  • Jeff Green misses 17-foot jumper
  • Avery Bradley misses three point jumper
  • Jared Sullinger makes two point shot
  • Leandro Barbosa makes driving layup
  • Courtney Lee makes driving layup
  • Paul Pierce misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Courtney Lee misses three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 16-foot jumper
  • Jason Terry makes 4-foot two point shot
  • Avery Bradley makes jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Brandon Bass makes 18-foot jumper (Kevin Garnett assists)
  • Paul Pierce makes 17-foot jumper
  • Paul Pierce misses driving layup
  • Paul Pierce misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 21-foot two point shot
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 19-foot jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes 4-foot two point shot (Carmelo Anthony assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Carmelo Anthony assists)
  • Marcus Camby makes two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes 24-foot three point jumper (Ronnie Brewer assists)
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (J.R. Smith assists)
  • Ronnie Brewer misses 16-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Amar'e Stoudemire misses 13-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses layup
  • Steve Novak makes 25-foot three point jumper (Amar'e Stoudemire assists)
  • Pablo Prigioni misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Steve Novak makes 26-foot three point jumper (J.R. Smith assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes driving layup
  • Carmelo Anthony misses layup
  • Pablo Prigioni makes driving layup
  • Carmelo Anthony makes 20-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses jumper
  • J.R. Smith makes 25-foot three point jumper (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Ronnie Brewer makes three point jumper (J.R. Smith assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony misses driving layup
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 21-foot jumper
  • Steve Novak makes three point jumper (Carmelo Anthony assists)
  • Tyson Chandler misses layup
  • Marcus Camby makes two point shot
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 17-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot
  • J.R. Smith misses jumper
  • Amar'e Stoudemire makes layup (Tyson Chandler assists)
  • Amar'e Stoudemire makes two point shot
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Kidd makes 25-foot three point jumper (J.R. Smith assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 11-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith makes driving layup
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 26-foot three point jumper

Research Notes

  • From Elias: The Knicks are 7-0 in games AFTER Melo receives a technical foul.(Melo received one last night against the Celtics)

  • With 3 straight wins, the Celtics climb their way back to .500. Boston has the same record as it posted through 34 games last season - Remember, the C's rebounded and made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Heat in a hard-fought 7 game series.

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