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Boston Celtics point guard Nate Robinson (4) takes (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

Boston Celtics point guard Nate Robinson (4) takes a jump shot during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

Celtics 118, Knicks 116

Amar'e Stoudemire thought what he thought was a game-winning three at the buzzer, but it was waved off, giving the Celtics a nail-biting win.

Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) reacts after
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Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) reacts after hitting what would be the game-winning shot to defeat the New York Knicks 118-116 at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) reacts
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New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) reacts after thinking he hit a game winning shot to defeat the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

Boston Celtics point guard Nate Robinson (4) takes
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Boston Celtics point guard Nate Robinson (4) takes a jump shot during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

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New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1)
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New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) reacts after being called for a foul during the second half against the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton (2)
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New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton (2) reacts after being fouled during the second half against the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) slam
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New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) slam dunks the basketball during the first half against the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) reacts after
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Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) reacts after a foul call during the first half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

DNew York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) slam
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DNew York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) slam dunks the basketball during the first half against the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

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New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton
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New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton (2) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) takes
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New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) takes a jump shot over Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis (11) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

New York Knicks forward Wilson Chandler (21) is
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New York Knicks forward Wilson Chandler (21) is fouled by Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett (5) rebounds the
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Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett (5) rebounds the basketball over New York Knicks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 15, 2010)

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