New York 100, Boston 88

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, January 4, 2009 6:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #73 Ed Malloy, # Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Boston 24 29 15 20 88
New York 25 25 28 22 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 29-6 18-1 11-5 L1
New York 13-19 8-8 5-11 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the New York Knicks have a 8-8 record at home this season. The Boston Celtics are 11-5 while on the road this season.
  • New York has a streak of 1 straight up win . The Knicks have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Celtics have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Wilson Chandler played 36:40 minutes and scored 31 points. He shot 47.4% from the field and has averaged 19.8 points over the last five games.
  • Paul Pierce played 41:35 minutes and scored 31 points. He shot 58.8 % from the field and has averaged 23.8 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the New York Knicks average 104.1 points per game and hold opponents to 107.2 points per game. The Boston Celtics average 100.9 points per game and hold opponents to 90.8 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Boston   New York
Paul Pierce 31 Scoring Wilson Chandler 31
Paul Pierce 4 Assists Chris Duhon 5
Kevin Garnett 9 Rebounds David Lee 14
Paul Pierce 7 Free Throws Made Wilson Chandler 11
Ray Allen 2 Steals Chris Duhon 3
Kevin Garnett 5 Blocks David Lee 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Boston 88 40.0 6-25 18-19 17 45 8 7 14
New York 100 41.5 9-22 23-28 18 46 4 8 10

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City. The Knicks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .421 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Charlotte . The Celtics have a W/L % of .828 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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