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Chandler helps Knicks put ‘D’ clamps on Celts

To Tyson Chandler, the story of the Knicks’ scrappy, season-opening win over the Celtics was written all over his face. “It’s not going to come easy with them,” the new Knicks center said after the 106-104 Christmas victory yesterday at Madison Square Garden. “You can see my face. My...

Kevin Garnett Shoves Bill Walker After Celtics Loss To N.Y. Knicks

Christmas Day is suppose to bring love, sharing, and gift giving to your fellow man.After the N.Y. Knicks win over the Boston Celtics Sunday afternoon, Celtics star Kevin Garnett and N.Y. Knicks star Bill Walker wanted to bring to Madison Square Garden the gift of FIGHTING.As the two teams were "trying" to exit off the court when Garnett shoved Walker. In the replays...

Anthony lifts Knicks by Celts in opener (AP)

Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, including a pair of free throws with the game tied and 16 seconds left, and the New York Knicks survived a seesaw season opener Sunday to beat the Boston Celtics 106-104. Amare Stoudemire added 21 points and Toney Douglas had 19 for the Knicks, who led by 17 in the first half, trailed by 10 in the fourth quarter, then pulled out a thrilling Christmas victory in...

N.B.A. Roundup: Opening Victory Takes Toll, Leaving Knicks Seeking Short-Term Help

Coach Mike D’Antoni all but said there was no chance of a return by Nate Robinson to an already banged-up Knicks team, instead suggesting that Mike Bibby would help fill a hole at guard.

An entertaining package to open on Christmas

NEW YORK - It looks like the Jets are out of the way, but brace yourself for some weeks, maybe months, of chest-thumping from your obnoxious friends from New York. Make way for the Big Apple Frauds. The Knicks think they are finally better than the Celtics.

Walker & KG clear the air

Bill Walker has forgiven Kevin Garnett after running into his former Celtics teammate by the team bus after Sunday’s NBA season-opener.According to an NBA source, Garnett won’t be suspended for shoving Walker in the throat after the final buzzer of the Knicks’ 106-104 victory. The hit sent...

Knicks edge Celtics 106-104 on Anthony foul shots

Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, including a pair of free throws with the game tied and 16 seconds left, and the New York Knicks survived a seesaw season opener Sunday to beat the Boston Celtics 106-104.

Bill Walker Thinks Kevin Garnett Was ‘Disrespectful’ in Skirmish

The thrilling Knicks/Celtics game yesterday ended on an ugly note, as an angry Kevin Garnett pushed Bill Walker in the neck after missing the game-tying shot. Newsday captured Walker’s reaction: “After Bill Walker contested Kevin Garnett’s unsuccessful attempt to tie the score in the final seconds, the two former Celtics teammates exchanged harsh words. Garnett then put his...

Celtics Travel to New York for Season Opener

The Celtics travel to Madison Square Garden Christmas Day for their season opening matchup with the New York Knicks kicking off at noon today. The Celtics are dealing with a handful of injuries and the Knicks are a completely overhauled roster, especially at the guard position, than what we saw in Game Four of the [...]

Knicks defeat Celtics in season opener 106-104

Despite the Celtics playing without Paul Pierce, the Knicks still had to sweat it out before Carmelo Anthony saved Christmas. The Knicks blew an 17-point first-half lead and rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter to secure a 106-104 victory at the new Garden as a sensational Anthony popped...

NBA roundup: Knicks open season with victory over Celtics

The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks kicked off the NBA season with their game today. The Knicks won, 106-104.
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