Boston Celtics defeat New York Knicks, 110-106

After spending the first three quarters of their 110-106 win over New York practically racing their offenses like sports cars, the Celtics spent the fourth quarter trying to slow down the speed demon that the Knicks had been.

The man who threw himself into traffic with the game in the balance was an unlikely suspect.

“I was in a very precarious situation,’’ Ray Allen said. “I was the last line of defense.’’

With David Lee streaking down one side of the court and W...

Rajon Rondo scored 15 points and had 16 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 110-106 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night in a matchup of teams that traded with each other last week.

Ray Allen added 24 points, Kevin Garnett 16, Marquis Daniels 14 and Kendrick Perkins 12 as Boston sent New York to its eighth straight loss. The Celtics were without forward Paul Pierce, who was home with the flu. Boston coach Doc Rivers said Pierce wouldn't have played anyw...