December 16, 2010 9:00 AM ET
Celtics 118, Knicks 116: Amar'e Stoudemire's 3-point field goal as time expired was too late as the Celtics extend their winning streak to 11 games. The Celtics improved to 10-3 on the road this season and 6-1 in their last 7 against the Knicks. Paul Pierce (32 points, 10 rebounds) scores 30 or more for the first time since Jan. 29 of last season and posts his 2nd double-double of the year, while Rajon Rondo (10 points, 14 assists) now has double-digit assists in 17 of 20 games this season. For the Knicks, Stoudemire (39 points, 10 rebounds) posts the 3rd-highest point total against the Celtics in the Garnett-Pierce-Allen era and now has 9 consecutive games of 30+ points, the 2nd-longest such streak since 2005-06. Raymond Felton (26 points, 14 assists) now has a double-double in 7 of his last 9 games. The loss snaps an 8-game win streak for the Knicks and marks their 14th loss in their last 16 games vs the Celtics.