The Knicks were burned for 30 points by Rajon Rondo on Tuesday as the Celtics picked up a 96-93 win at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Celtics were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 191.5.
Boston got 20 points from Paul Pierce and another 18 points from Ray Allen. Rajon Rondo contributed 7 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New York got 42 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 14 points from Toney Douglas. Carmelo Anthony contributed 6 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 17 rebounds.
Boston trailed at halftime, 45-44.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 53 boards, while Boston only had 37.