5 Ridiculous Stats From The Knicks' 118-Point Outburst Against The Celtics

Steve Novak

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The Knicks exploded last night with a big 118-110 win against the Boston Celtics.Carmelo Anthony had a triple double. The Knicks made 19 threes and shot 59% from beyond the arc. And the Steve Novak/JR Smith combo shot 15/20 from three.

Here are five other nuggets about last night’s strange game:

  • The Knicks bench outscored the Celtics bench 55-2.
  • Tyson Chandler shot 9-10, his only miss was a botched wide-open alley oop.
  • Paul Pierce took 18 free throws. The entire Knicks team took 17.
  • The Knicks played eight guys. Four of them took 10 or more shots to shoot a combined 38-60 (63%). Four of them took four or less shots to shoot a combined 4-14 (28%).
  • Celtics guards Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley shoot 26% on threes in their careers combined. They made 7-10 threes last night.

It was all offence, all the time, everywhere at MSG last night.

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