The New York Knicks put a charge into the Madison Square Garden faithful on Christmas Day, ripping off a 16-3 run to erase a double-digit deficit and turn their matinee matchup with the Boston Celtics into a tie game heading to the final minute. Unfortunately for the Knicks and their fans, though, the guys in green decided to get Grinchy.
With the score knotted at 112-all after a Carmelo Anthony layup with 1:06 remaining, Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas drove against the defense of Anthony before dropping a pass to center Al Horford, who had a mismatch against Knicks guard Courtney Lee in the post on a switch. Horford turned baseline around Lee and gained the paint, drawing help defense from his former college teammate, New York big man Joakim Noah.
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