(BOSTON) — There was no altercation between Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony, and the Knicks finally won in Boston.
J.R. Smith had a big three-poionter late to lead the New York Knicks past the Boston Celtics, 89-86 at the TD Garden on Thursday night.
Much was made of the last time the two teams met, when Anthony got into a scuffle with Garnett and waited outside the Celtic’s bus to have more words with him. This time, there was no such animosity.
“No grudges between me and KG. Whatever happened, happened,” Anthony said. “We spoke about it and it’s over.”
Anthony let his play do the talking as he scored 28 points to go along with nine rebounds to help the Knicks (26-14) stop an 11-game losing streak in Boston.
The Celtics (20-22) got a triple-double from Rajon Rondo of 23 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists.
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire
Jill Martin, CNN