Found April 20, 2013 on Celtics Spot:
The Celtics fell to the New York Knicks today, 85-78, in the opening game of their first round series. Things went pretty well for Boston in the first half and they held a 53-49 lead heading into intermission, but both the third and fourth quarters proved to be a disaster. Despite owning a slim 3 point advantage going into the final frame, the Cs were outscored 36-26 in the second half, including a laughable 8 point effort in the fourth.  Carmelo Anthony is a problem and that much is obvious. Melo came storming out of the gates, scoring 10 points by making his first four shots. The Syracuse product scorched the nets for a total of 36 points in his 40 minutes spent on the hardwood. Anthony also added 6 rebounds, 1 assist, and 4 steals to his stat line just for good measure. If there is anything positive the Celtics can take away from Melo's near 40 point performance, it's that he needed 29 attempts from the floor to make that happen. He also only took and made 6 ...
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