Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/24/13
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 and send Boston to its fifth straight loss. The win ended the Knicks' 13-game TD Garden losing streak (back to 2006) and spoiled a brilliant performance by Boston's Rajon Rondo, who had a triple-double with 23 points (10 in the final 6:35), 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Amar'e Stoudemire came off the bench with 15 points and nine rebounds for the Knicks, who won for the third time in their last four games. Garnett, who exchanged a fist bump with Anthony before the opening tap, had eight points and 12 rebounds in a closely called game that saw 23 fouls on each team. The Celtics, behind Rondo, cut a 10-point...
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