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Knicks vs. Celtics Notes 1/7/13

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Here are some notes for those fans watching the New York Knicks (23-10) take on the Boston Celtics (16-17) in NBA action at Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks are hosting the Celtics at the Garden for the first time this season; this will be the first of our meetings between these two teams.

In four meetings against Boston Carmelo Anthony has paced New York with 30.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists. Melo has been on fire for the Knicks, as he helped to lead New York with his third 40-point performance of the season in the victory against Orlando on Jan 5th.

Milestone Watch: Make sure to watch for the following milestones that may happen in tonights game:

Rasheed Wallace needs six assists for 2,000

The Knicks have been loving life from the three-point arc as the team now sits tied for third in the NBA in three-point percentage at .388, while making 11.3 triples a game (which tops the NBA).

New York-Boston connection:

Celtics assistant coach Armond Hill was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended Bishop Ford Central High School.

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