Boston vs New York Recap - Knicks Win 118-110
|Boston vs New York Recap - Knicks Win 118-110|
Carmelo Anthony went off for 35 points and added 12 rebounds leading New York to a 118-110 win over Boston on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 182.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 25 points from Steve Novak and another 25 points from J.R. Smith. Carmelo Anthony contributed 10 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 43-point performance from Paul Pierce, who was supported by 20 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo had 13 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Rajon Rondo grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 72-53 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-26.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Orlando.