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8 a.m. ET: Hold your cereal-related jokes, please. Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony says there is no bad blood left over from the last meeting, when Garnett’s trash talk may have gone a bit too far and motivated Anthony to come after Garnett after the game. Instead, there is just the old-fashioned kind of bad blood that always exists in a Celtics-Knicks matchup.
These hated rivals will face off for the second time this season, and there is plenty on the line. The Celtics (20-21) are simply trying to get back in the win column after a four-game losing streak, while the Knicks (25-14) smell blood in the water with the Heat. Although Miami still holds the top spot in the East, its lead is a tenuous 1 1/2 games.
Of course, the records are irrelevant when these teams play. The Celtics surely would not have any problem with giving the Heat some indirect help with a win over New York.
Join us for updates and analysis from the TD Garden during the game, which tips off at 8 p.m. ET.
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Throughout the Celtics latest losing streak, there seems to be a lot of reflection going on within the team's locker room. A few days ago it was Doc Rivers questioning how bad the team 'wants it' and threatening to get rid of players if the team doesn't start winning. Last night Paul Pierce questioned the team's mental toughness. Among those currently in a state...
BOSTON -- Carmelo Anthony and his Knicks teammates didn't know what to expect from the Celtics crowd in the first game between the two teams since Anthony and Garnett had their little spat on Jan. 7 in New York. But what the New Yorkers DID know and always know is that Anthony has to score for the team to win. And that's what he did to lead the Knicks to an 89-86 win and...
The rumor spreading around after the Celtics defeated the Knicks back in New York was that Kevin Garnett told Carmelo his wife tasted like Honey Nut Cheerios. This provoked Melo to wait outside the team bus to confront Garnett, an act he was later suspended for.
That rumor was obviously hilarious and, true or not, it turned into a national story, and soon after, material items....
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Part of the NBA fans don’t get to see or understand is the amount of security detail that surrounds the team and star players, as well as personal bodyguards which is the case for many of the one-namers in the league; Kobe, LeBron, Kevin and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks is no exception via [...]The post Carmelo Anthony Bringing Extra Security, Body Guard Vs Celtics...
No matter what was said between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett during and after the last time the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics met, Anthony says the incident is behind him.
Thursday night's rematch in Boston simply is one between two struggling teams looking to right the ship.
On-court bickering led to technical fouls for both players in the final minutes of Boston...
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Great to see Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony is a good sport. Check out Carmelo posing with a Boston celtics fan holding some Honey Nut Cheerios — He was even gracious enough to sign the kid’s box. That’s exactly how you handle the situation.-TO
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For the first time since 2006, the Knicks came away victorious in Boston on Thursday night.While such a win puts an end to such a frustrating and traumatizing losing streak, perhaps it also symbolizes why this a season is one more different than any other in recent years for the Knicks.Clearly an NBA powerhouse over the past few seasons, the Celtics have always seemed to have New...
BOSTON -- The first meeting between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett since their nasty encounter on Jan. 7 in New York turned into just another night of misery for the floundering Celtics. Anthony, suspended for a game for going out to the Boston bus after Garnett's alleged comments, scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a 89-86 victory...
The Knicks employ two security guards that are with the team at all times while Carmelo Anthony's bodyguard occasionally travels to road games.
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Final Score: Knicks: 89 Celtics: 86
Knicks Pull Out Hotly Contested Game in Boston
The Knicks were able to pull out a much needed victory against a division rival tonight in the Boston Celtics, winning in Boston for the first time since November 24th, 2006, snapping a 13-game losing streak. It was a surprisingly quiet game for the ramifications, especially...
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Spread: ATL -5.0, O/U: 185.5
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On road: 7-13
At home: 14-7
Streak: Lost 5
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (18.9 ppg)
Buckets: Josh Smith (16.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.1 rpg)
Boards: Al Horford ...
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Knicks vs Celtics
The Knicks and Celtics will play for the second time this season with both teams stuck in a quagmire looking to turn things around. The Knicks have struggled since Raymond Felton went down with an injury and the Celtics have lost four games in a row. Tonight will be a playoff intensity-type game as the teams are rivals and don’t like...
OKC thunder Guard Russel Westbrook went to Instagram showing the versatility of his style, keeping his ensemble simple with two shirt and tie combinations. This is a different Russell, were used to seeing loud colors and printed shirts.New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony was all smiles as he posed for a photo with legendary fashion photographer Terry Richardson, Melo opted...