Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • NY 38.6
    • 40.8 BOS
  • Three Point %

    • NY 28.6
    • 16.7 BOS
  • Turnovers

    • NY 12
    • 12 BOS
  • Rebounds

    • NY 54
    • 52 BOS

Game Information

TD Garden
,
Coverage: TNT
  • Boston, MA
  • Line: NY -1.0
Attendance: 18,624
100%
Capacity: 18,624
Referees: Joe Crawford, Dick Bavetta, Marat Kogut
1/25/2013 Associated Press

Melo-led Knicks get best of Garnett, Celtics

Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and won his rematch with Kevin Garnett as the New York Knicks ended an 11-game losing streak in Boston with an 89-86 victory over the Celtics on Thursday night.

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Game Flow

NY
BOS
0:00 - 4th Quarter

NY

89

BOS

86

End of the 4th Quarter

Shot Chart

  • Carmelo Anthony misses 15-foot jumper
  • Jason Kidd makes 26-foot three point jumper (James White assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony makes driving layup
  • Jason Kidd makes 8-foot two point shot
  • J.R. Smith misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 18-foot jumper
  • Steve Novak misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony makes driving layup
  • Jared Sullinger blocks J.R. Smith's layup
  • J.R. Smith misses 18-foot step back jumpshot
  • Amar'e Stoudemire makes 6-foot two point shot
  • Amar'e Stoudemire makes two point shot (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • Amar'e Stoudemire misses driving layup
  • J.R. Smith makes driving layup
  • Kurt Thomas misses 3-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 20-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Amar'e Stoudemire misses layup
  • Kevin Garnett blocks Carmelo Anthony's layup
  • Carmelo Anthony makes layup
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 23-foot jumper
  • James White misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Garnett blocks James White's layup
  • James White makes driving layup (Iman Shumpert assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 4-foot jumper
  • Jason Kidd makes 24-foot three point jumper (James White assists)
  • Iman Shumpert misses 21-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony makes 14-foot two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 12-foot two point jumper
  • Jason Kidd makes layup
  • Carmelo Anthony makes layup
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes driving layup (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • J.R. Smith misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Pablo Prigioni makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Iman Shumpert misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 19-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Carmelo Anthony makes 21-foot jumper
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 17-foot two point jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 9-foot two point shot
  • Carmelo Anthony misses 18-foot jumper
  • Jason Kidd misses three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes 15-foot two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Rajon Rondo misses layup
  • Kevin Garnett makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Kevin Garnett makes layup (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Rajon Rondo makes layup
  • Rajon Rondo misses layup
  • Avery Bradley misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Rajon Rondo misses 19-foot jumper
  • Amar'e Stoudemire blocks Jared Sullinger 's 3-foot layup
  • Jared Sullinger makes layup
  • Jason Terry misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Leandro Barbosa misses layup
  • Leandro Barbosa misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Jeff Green makes two point shot (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Rajon Rondo makes two point shot
  • Jeff Green makes two point shot (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Avery Bradley misses layup
  • Rajon Rondo makes two point shot (Paul Pierce assists)
  • Avery Bradley misses three point jumper
  • Paul Pierce makes layup
  • Brandon Bass makes driving dunk (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Kevin Garnett misses 14-foot
  • Rajon Rondo makes 3-foot two point shot
  • Rajon Rondo makes two point shot
  • Paul Pierce misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Avery Bradley misses 17-foot jumper
  • Courtney Lee makes 21-foot jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Jeff Green makes 23-foot three point jumper (Jason Terry assists)
  • Jeff Green misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Terry misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Courtney Lee makes two point shot
  • Paul Pierce misses jumper
  • Rajon Rondo misses two point shot
  • Rajon Rondo makes 18-foot jumper
  • Avery Bradley makes layup (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Kevin Garnett makes layup (Rajon Rondo assists)
  • Rajon Rondo makes 4-foot two point shot
  • Rajon Rondo makes 19-foot jumper
  • Kevin Garnett misses 16-foot jumper

Research Notes

  • NEXT LEVEL: Carmelo Anthony scored 20 of his 28 points in spot up and isolation plays Thursday. Anthony is the only NBA player in the top 10 in points per game for both play types.

  • NEXT LEVEL: The Celtics shot a season worst 7-of-32 (21.9 percent) for 17 points on shots at least 15 feet from the basket Thursday. When the Celtics have won this season, they have averaged more than 40 points per game from such distance.

  • NEXT LEVEL: Carmelo Anthony made eight field goals inside 15 feet against the Celtics Thursday, tied for his second most this season, after making only one field goal from such distance in their first matchup.

  • NEXT LEVEL: Paul Pierce's turnover with seven seconds left in the game highlighted the Celtics' second half woes over the course of their season-worst five-game losing streak. During this streak, the Celtics have been unable to finish out games, averaging only 86 points per 100 possessions in the second half while turning the ball over on almost 20 percent of their possessions.

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