Found February 03, 2012 on Celtics Life:
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Expecting anything but drama in this game would have been foolish as the Boston Celtics outlast the Knicks 91-89.  This game was a nail-biter as the officials seemed to control the outcome all around.  First Paul Pierce made a huge three pointer as the shot clock went off that ended up not counting, then Landry Fields air balled the go ahead three, next Pierce made one of two free throws, and Steve Novak misses the game winning shot. New York coughed their first half lead by allowed the Celtics to out hustle, out rebound and clamp their defense on the Knicks offensive spurt.  A game that was not short of arguments, chest bumps, and technical fouls as the Celtics welcomed Rajon Rondo, who received a black eye The officials were horrendous on this nationally televised game.  The Knicks took 11 first quarter free throws to Boston’s three, which came from a clear shooting foul at the three point line from Paul Pierce.  Doc clearly frustrated with the flow of the game, le...
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