Found December 25, 2011 on Lions Blog:
The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks kicked off the NBA season with their game today. The Knicks won, 106-104.

Report: Garnett won't face discipline

Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett will not face discipline from the NBA over an altercation with Knicks guard Bill Walker after Sunday's 106-104 loss, CBS Sports reported, citing a source. Garnett missed a shot to tie the game at the buzzer and got into a heated exchange with Walker, placing his hand around his throat before the pair were separated by players and coaches...

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 [...]

Video: KG and Bill Walker Altercation

Oh KG. Expect a one game suspension. Credit to Baron Davis for playing peacemaker. Not sure what he said, but it was probably something along the lines of "Come on KG. It's Christmas man. Chill." Garnett HATES to lose. I don't think anyone could ever make him less competitive.

Carmelo Anthony Leads Knicks Past Celtics in See-Saw Season Opener

NEW YORK -- 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 see-saw 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...


NY BOS The New York Knicks did anything they wanted in the first half, holding a lead which peaked as high as 17. The second half was a different story. The Celtics retook the lead in the third quarter for the first time since the opening minutes of the game. Boston led by as much as 10 in the second half, but New York rallied back in the fourth and two free throws by Carmelo Anthony...

Kevin Garnett Grabs Knicks Bill Walker By The Throat

Kevin Garnett is like that one uncle that’s always causing trouble on the holidays. He punches the boys in their chest or slaps them upside the head to get them to “man up”. True to form, Garnett hemmed up Knicks player Bill Walker (the two were on the Celtics together during Walker’s rookie season and even then, he wasn’t appreciative of KG’s rookie “welcome wagon”...

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...

Anthony delivers Xmas victory with big fourth

Carmelo Anthony began his first full season in New York yesterday by saving Christmas. The Celtics were without Paul Pierce. The Knicks were without a killer instinct. They blew a 17-point first-half lead and sweated it out until the final ticks as Anthony willed them to a season-opening 106-104 nailbiter...

Celtics sign swingman Pietrus

The Boston Celtics signed guard/forward Mickael Pietrus on Saturday.

Pietrus Signs With Celtics

The Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus after he cleared waivers Saturday night.

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.

Well, Hey The Knicks Won – Thoughts On The Opener

Don’t forget that we cover the NBA and the New York Knicks here as well, especially after the New York Jets season will mercifully come to an end next week (most likely, there is still that .0005 percent chance they sneak in the playoffs). With that being said, here are some thoughts from their 106-104 win over the Boston Celtics at MSG today – 1. It is a damn shame that Iman...
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