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The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 100-91 on Sunday night at the TD Garden, giving them a 4 game win streak and moving them up to 6th place in the Eastern Conference.

Isaiah Thomas was Boston's leading scorer with 21 points, and also shined in several other areas, including 6 assists and grabbing 8 rebounds despite being surrounded by New York's bigs. Check out IT4 getting fancy with a half-spin fake and then hitting a floater over Kristaps Porzingis:





Also scoring in double figures were Evan Turner (19 points, including the sweet lay-up below), Jae Crowder (18 points), and Kelly Olynyk (11 points).



Marcus Smart returned to the line-up for the first time since injuring his leg on November 20th, scoring 6 points and notching 3 rebounds in 13 minutes of playing time. You definitely couldn't tell that he was coming off an injury when he made sunk this floater and got the and-1 to score his first points of the game:



Full game highlights above (courtesy of XimoPierto2 on YouTube), box score below.

Boston Celtics (18-13)

pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off reb def reb tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Crowder F 34:20 6-11 3-5 3-5 +14 1 5 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 18
A. Johnson F 22:25 4-7 0-1 0-0 +6 3 4 7 1 2 1 1 2 1 8
J. Sullinger C 23:33 1-9 0-1 1-2 -6 2 4 6 0 4 0 2 0 2 3
A. Bradley G 31:12 3-7 0-1 0-0 +5 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 6
I. Thomas G 32:40 6-18 1-5 8-10 +10 2 6 8 6 1 0 3 0 0 21
K. Olynyk
21:20 4-9 1-2 2-4 +11 1 8 9 2 5 2 1 1 1 11
E. Turner
30:29 8-11 1-1 2-2 +10 0 5 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 19
M. Smart
13:04 2-6 1-2 1-1 -6 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 6
T. Zeller
04:37 0-2 0-0 0-0 +2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Hunter
07:08 0-2 0-1 1-2 +1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
J. Jerebko
19:11 2-3 1-1 2-3 +3 0 3 3 2 6 0 0 0 0 7
T. Rozier DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Young DNP - Coach's Decision
Total
240 36-85 8-20 20-29
12 39 51 18 24 5 10 4 4 100

42.4% 40.0% 69.0%
team rebs: 9 total to: 10

Danielle Hobeika 12/27/2015 11:25:00 PM Edit
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