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Celtics-Knicks has plenty of intrigue

Matchup of Atlantic Division rivals should answer questions for both teams

Updated: January 7, 2013, 10:43 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics visit the New York Knicks on Monday night at Madison Square Garden for a game that could answer some lingering questions.

Are the Knicks for real? Has Boston's defense turned the corner with the return of Avery Bradley? Which team is better positioned for the postseason?

Here's what we know so far: The Knicks boast the second-best record in the Eastern Conference (essentially tied with the defending champion Heat) with a 23-10 mark. And New York already ...

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