Boston Celtics defeat New York Knicks, 100-88

NEW YORK - Opposing teams seem to have discovered the Celtics' Achilles' heel.

The New York Knicks concentrated their defense on point guard Rajon Rondo in defeating the Celtics, 100-88, last night. It was the Celtics' fourth loss in six games, a streak that began Dec. 25 when the Los Angeles Lakers used similar tactics for a 92-83 victory.

But the Knicks added a Hector-ian twist, capitalizing on a right calf injury to Kevin Garnett late in the third quarter. Literal...