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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo drives past (Credit: AP)

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo drives past New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) during the second quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Celtics 91, Knicks 89

Paul Pierce scored 30 points and Ray Allen had nine of his 14 in the final quarter to lift the Boston Celtics to a 91-89 win over the Knicks. Carmelo Anthony scored 26, Tyson Chandler had 20 with 11 rebounds and Amare Stoudemire had 16 with 11 rebounds for the Knicks, who lost for the 11th time in 13 games.

New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert
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New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert look to an official after a foul was called on the Knicks during the second quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo drives past
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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo drives past New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) during the second quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) and New York
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Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) and New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler (6) watch a 3-point shot by Pierce during the second quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

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New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) and Boston
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New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (7) and Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo eye a loose ball during the second quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Boston Celtics' Ray Allen looks for an opening
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Boston Celtics' Ray Allen looks for an opening around New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler during the first quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo uses an ice
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Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo uses an ice pack after being hit in the eye during the first quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) and
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Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) and New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler eye a loose ball during the first quarter. (Feb. 3, 2012)

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