Recap - Knicks Defeat Boston 90-76
|Recap - Knicks Defeat Boston 90-76|
Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points for New York on Friday, leading the Knicks to a 90-76 victory over Boston at TD Garden.
The Knicks were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 184.5.
New York got 15 points from Raymond Felton and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 10 assists, while Iman Shumpert cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 21-point performance from Jeff Green, who was supported by 17 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce had 5 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kevin Garnett grabbed 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 47-31 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-37.