Post Game: Celtics beat Knicks, 113-99

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  • Full BoxScore:

    Score by Period:

    Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL
    Celtics 25 31 24 33 113
    Knicks 20 27 26 26 99

    Four Factors

    BOS 0.526 0.063 0.216 0.081
    NYK 0.506 0.158 0.201 0.140

    Simple Box Score

    Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/-
    Morris, Marcus 29:39 18 14 4 0 0 5 1 2 0 0 0 15
    Tatum, Jayson 25:38 13 15 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 1 4 12
    Horford, Al 26:59 14 12 0 0 4 9 4 0 1 1 1 12
    Irving, Kyrie 35:35 23 20 2 3 2 10 6 2 4 0 3 7
    Smart, Marcus 28:31 3 3 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 3 7
    Hayward, Gordon 21:03 14 8 2 2 2 3 2 0 0 2 1 8
    Baynes, Aron 21:16 9 6 1 2 1 3 0 1 1 2 4 1
    Brown, Jaylen 21:13 11 12 0 1 0 2 1 4 1 0 2 1
    Rozier, Terry 24:45 6 9 2 0 0 3 6 1 0 1 0 5
    Ojeleye, Semi 4:06 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Yabusele, Guerschon 1:15 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Theis, Daniel 0:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Wanamaker, Brad 0:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Celtics 240:00 113 100 13 8 11 43 25 11 7 7 18 14
    Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/-
    Knox, Kevin 40:14 21 21 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 0 2 -3
    Vonleh, Noah 30:43 7 9 0 3 3 11 7 0 2 0 1 -7
    Kornet, Luke 16:31 9 9 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 -3
    Allen, Kadeem 35:20 9 7 1 4 0 4 5 0 2 0 3 -8
    Dotson, Damyean 37:40 22 16 4 0 0 6 0 0 2 0 3 -16
    Robinson, Mitchell 18:10 8 4 0 2 3 8 0 0 2 1 2 1
    Trier, Allonzo 25:47 7 4 1 0 0 2 4 0 3 1 3 -12
    Hezonja, Mario 22:16 10 8 0 2 0 3 2 0 2 0 1 -10
    Kanter, Enes 13:19 6 8 0 0 2 7 1 0 2 0 0 -12
    Hicks, Isaiah 0:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Thomas, Lance 0:00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Knicks 240:00 99 86 9 12 8 48 21 2 17 2 15 -14

    Game Thread: Boston Celtics at New York Knicks

    Game Thread: Boston Celtics at New York Knicks

    Start Time: 02/01/2019 19:30:00

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  • Knicks Morning News (2019.02.01)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Trade Kristaps Porzingis To Mavericks
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:04:34 PM)

    The Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. to the Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two first-round picks, both teams announced in press releases Thursday. Dallas also acquired a $12.9MM trade exception in the agreement, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). News of this deal […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Porzingis May Prefer Trade; Knicks Expected To Explore Market
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:00:19 PM)

    After meeting with Knicks management to express his concern about the team’s direction, Kristaps Porzingis left the franchise with the impression that he prefers to be traded, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne of (Twitter link). The Knicks are expected to begin discussions about possible Porzingis trades ahead of next week’s deadline, the […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Porzingis Expresses Concern About Knicks’ Direction
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:29:45 PM)

    1:29pm: Within their full story on the Porzingis situation, Wojnarowski, Shelburne, Lowe, and Ian Begley suggest that it’s not out of the realm of possibility that the Knicks could explore a trade involving Porzingis if tensions between the two sides continue to increase. Teams around the league have been keeping an eye on the situation […]

  • [Sports Illustrated] Kristaps Porzingis’s Tweet After Getting Traded Will Break Knicks Fans’ Hearts
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:38:39 PM)

    This image from Kristaps Porzingis’s last game with the Knicks might bring a tear to some eyes.

  • [Sports Illustrated] The Knicks Took a Big Swing by Trading Away Kristaps Porzingis. Will It Be Worth It?
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:35:19 PM)

    The Knicks’ choice to ship Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas shocked the NBA world, but everyone should withhold judgment until we see what happens in free agency this summer.   

  • [Sports Illustrated] Kristaps Porzingis Trade Grade: Knicks Deal Potential Star for Promise of Cap Space
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 5:15:24 PM)

    The Knicks decided to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks, cashing in on cap space but losing out on a potential star. On the flip side, Dallas might have a player to pair with Luka Doncic for the next decade. 

  • [Sports Illustrated] The Kristaps Porzingis Trade is All About Kevin Durant for the Knicks
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:56:33 PM)

    The Knicks traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks on Thursday in a deal that could possibly clear space for Kevin Durant and another superstar during the 2019 NBA free agency period. But will their big gamble pay off? There are no guarantees.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Can the Knicks Sign Kevin Durant in Free Agency?
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:36:51 PM)

    New York could reportedly have $74.6 million in cap space entering July’s free agency. 

  • [Sports Illustrated] NBA Twitter Has a Meltdown to Knicks Trading Kristaps Porzingis
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:12:01 PM)

    Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are going to play together and NBA Twitter is excited.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Knicks Trade Kristaps Porzingis to Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr. and Expiring Contracts
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:49:49 PM)

    The Mavericks acquired Kristaps Porzingis after he expressed frustration with the Knicks

  • [Sports Illustrated] Who Is On The Knicks Roster After The Kristaps Porzingis Trade?
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:49:15 PM)

    Here’s a look at who the Knicks have left on their roster after a blockbuster trade.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Report: Kristaps Porzingis Leaves Knicks Meeting with the Impression That he Prefers a Trade
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:06:36 PM)

    Porzingis met with Knicks management on Thursday to discuss his role and the team’s direction.

  • [NYDN] Kevin Durant? Kyrie Irving? Kawhi Leonard? The Knicks have their sights set sky-high now
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:50:00 PM)

    The greatest byproduct of trading Kristaps Porzingis is cap space. Lots of cap space. What they do with it will determine whether the deal was worthwhile or a total disaster.

    Barring some other moves, they’ll have roughly $71 million to work with in the summer. That’s good enough for two max free…

  • [NYDN] Crying Knicks fan isn’t shedding any tears over the Kristaps Porzingis trade
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:55:00 PM)

    The infamous crying Knicks fan isn’t shedding any tears over Kristaps Porzingis moving on.

    Jordan gained internet fame when he was caught on camera letting the waterworks flow after the Latvian’s name was called at the Barclays Center in 2015. He had eventually come around on Porzingis after meeting…

  • [NYDN] Bondy: Kristaps Porzingis was supposed to be the Knicks’ savior, but they managed to ruin that too
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:55:00 PM)

    The Knicks eventually ruin the experience and smear them all once they’re out the door. It happened to Patrick Ewing. Charles Oakley. Carmelo Anthony. Now, it’s the Unicorn.

    From the time they drafted Porzingis fourth overall in 2015 until they traded him Thursday, the Knicks propped him up as…

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t give Knicks fans any time to mourn
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:50:00 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis is already over his breakup with the Knicks.

    Only a few hours after being suddenly traded to the Mavericks Thursday afternoon, the Latvian star tweeted a GIF of him greeting Dallas rookie Luka Doncic. Just another heart-breaker for Knicks fans.

    The pair of European studs will…

  • [NYDN] Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas in mega-deal that creates cap space for two max players
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:30:00 PM)

    The Knicks have traded away their Unicorn and hope it will turn into Kevin Durant AND Kyrie Irving.

    And ‘Hope’ is the key word. Because failure would be nothing short of an epic Knicks disaster.

    Kristaps Porzingis is on his way to the Mavericks to form a potential super European tandem with Luka…

  • [NYDN] Frustrated Kristaps Porzingis meets with Knicks, and a trade is on the table
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:15:00 PM)

    It was only a matter of time before the disgruntled star and the dysfunctional organization came to an impasse.

    Kristaps Porzingis and his agent met with the Knicks on Thursday to discuss the perpetually wayward direction of the franchise and left the impression he wants to be traded, a source…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks president Steve Mills on Porzingis trade: ‘We feel like we did the right thing’
    (Friday, February 01, 2019 12:58:41 AM)

    Knicks president Steve Mills thinks it was the right thing to do, letting Kristaps Porzingis go in a blockbuster trade with the Mavs.

  • [SNY Knicks] What are the next steps for Knicks after Kristaps Porzingis trade?
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:22:13 PM)

    After a rollercoaster day for Knicks fans, media and seemingly staff, the organization’s best prospect since Patrick Ewing is now a Dallas Maverick, they have roughly $74 million in cap space to throw around this summer, and this city has gone *erases, scribbles* 0 days since the last melodrama.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks gamble future with Kristaps Porzingis trade ahead of 2019 free agency
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00:58 PM)

    Most NBA rookies, even the great ones, hit a wall at some point. Kevin Knox got that out of the way early.

  • [SNY Knicks] SEE IT: Kristaps Porzingis clearly loves Knicks trading him to Mavs
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:11:03 PM)

    After the Knicks made the trade of Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks official, the 7-foot-3 Latvian first reacted by posting a GIF with his new teammate. Hours later, he thanked his Knicks fans.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks trade Kristaps Porzingis to Mavericks in blockbuster deal
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:15:58 PM)

    Porzingis and his brother, Janis, met with team management on Thursday and “expressed concern” with the losing, the overall direction of the franchise, and more.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks teammates, NBA world reacts to shocking Kristaps Porzingis trade
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:56:41 PM)

    The NBA world has been turned on its head with the Knicks and Mavs striking a blockbuster deal to send Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas. And, as one would expect, the Twitterverse exploded in shock to the surprising news.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks trade target Anthony Davis: Lakers making strong push
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:42:27 PM)

    Pelicans star Anthony Davis has requested a trade, informing the team he has no interest in re-signing. With news of Davis wanting out came reports that the Knicks have strong interest in trading for him. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [NBA] Knicks Acquire Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, and Two Future First round Picks
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:11:09 PM)

    NEW YORK, NY (January 31, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has acquired center DeAndre

  • [NYPost] Mark Cuban already excited about Porzingis-Doncic duo
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:03:31 PM)

    It appears Kristaps Porzingis can’t get to Dallas fast enough for Mark Cuban. Cuban apparently can’t wait to see Porzingis play with his fellow European star Luka Doncic as the Mavericks owner retweeted a gif Porzingis posted of the two players sharing a laugh at halftime when the Knicks lost to the Mavericks at the…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis fans flames of Knicks trade conspiracy theory
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:52:49 PM)

    It seemed all day Thursday there was more to the Knicks’ trade of Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks than meets the eye. Now, the ex-Knicks lottery pick has all but confirmed it. Porzingis posted a goodbye message to New York and the Knicks fans on Twitter and Instagram – hours after the trade had gone…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis finally sends a thank you to New York
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:16:36 PM)

    It took long enough. Kristaps Porzingis, who was traded to the Mavericks on Thursday afternoon, finally tweeted out a message to New York and Knicks fans, but he first found time to send a celebratory tweet about playing with his new Mavericks teammate and friend Luka Doncic. “New York will always have a special place…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter responds to Knicks’ claims they need veteran help
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:50:37 PM)

    The Knicks traded away nearly a third of their roster, and Enes Kanter seems to be wondering where he and the organization now stand. The team shipped Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke to the Mavericks in a stunning blockbuster trade Thursday for Dennis Smith Jr., two future first-round picks and…

  • [NYPost] Revisiting Kristaps Porzingis’ tumultuous Knicks career
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:37:29 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis was traded to the Mavericks on Thursday. Here’s a look back at the key moments of his Knicks career: June 25, 2015: Porzingis is selected by the Knicks with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft, leading fans inside Barclays Center to boo the largely unknown 19-year-old from Latvia. Nov. 21, 2015:…

  • [NYPost] Steve Mills: Kristaps Porzingis no longer wanted to be a Knick
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:02:47 PM)

    It seems Kristaps Porzingis did not like what he was seeing. According to Knicks president Steve Mills, the Latvian star wasn’t seeing eye to eye with management. That led to a blockbuster deal that quickly took shape, sending Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks along with Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke on Thursday…

  • [NYPost] Porzingis is now the centerpiece of Mavericks’ Euro dream team
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:57:03 PM)

    The Mavericks’ European star combo just got new life. While Dallas may lose Dirk Nowitzki to retirement at the end of this season, his replacement may have just landed in the form of Kristaps Porzingis, who could pair with Luka Doncic as a tantalizing duo for years to come. Porzingis, 23, is already planning to…

  • [NYPost] Durant sweepstakes comes with intriguing Knicks backup plans
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:42:22 PM)

    While the Knicks’ blockbuster Kristaps Porzingis trade Thursday technically landed them Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two first-round draft picks, they are banking on the real prize coming a few months down the road. By unloading the contracts of Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee in the trade, the Knicks will have…

  • [NYPost] There is only one way Knicks aren’t colossal idiots in Porzingis trade
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:23:32 PM)

    There is one way, and only one, where the surreal events of Thursday afternoon make even a little bit of sense at Penn Plaza. Monday, July 7 figures to be one of the lightest news days of the summer. It’s the first day of baseball’s All-Star break, so the Mets and the Yankees will be…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis trade: NBA players react with shock, laughs
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:11:14 PM)

    The Knicks made plenty of news Thursday afternoon, with a meeting with star Kristaps Porzingis evolving into a multiplayer trade with the Mavericks in the span of a few hours. The reported trade involves Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke going to Dallas for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan and Wes Matthews,…

  • [NYPost] Meet Dennis Smith, new Knick who has LeBron’s endorsement
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:39:53 AM)

    Dennis Smith Jr.’s timing was impeccable Wednesday, dropping a triple-double in the Garden — 14 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds — in the Mavericks’ 114-90 win. It turned out his showing came on the eve of the Knicks finally acquiring Smith, 19 months after they passed over him in the draft for another point…

  • [NYPost] Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis, Hardaway, Lee to Mavericks in stunner
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:50:43 AM)

    In an eyeblink, New York’s 7-foot-3 Latvian Unicorn is moving to Texas. The Kristaps Porzingis era is over in a stunner. The Knicks moved Porzingis, their disgruntled bedrock piece, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke to Dallas on Thursday for Dennis Smith Jr., two distant first-round picks and the expiring contracts of DeAndre…

  • [NYPost] Knicks pursuing trade of Kristaps Porzingis as frustration boils over
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:07:58 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis may have played his last game with the Knicks. reports he met with Knicks management on Thursday and left them with the impression that he would like to be traded. And that’s the course of action GM Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills plan to take before next Thursday’s trade deadline….

  • [NYPost] Celtics were fearing the wrong Knicks super-team
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:47:15 AM)

    When Thursday started, ESPN reported the Celtics were worried the Knicks could swoop in on the Anthony Davis talks and, if successful, use the star big man to lure Kyrie Irving out of Boston. Things have changed a lot since then. The Knicks traded Kristaps Porzingis, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee to…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis vents to Knicks bosses in alarming meeting
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:54:07 AM)

    The Knicks’ problems just got a whole lot worse. In the midst of a 10-40 season, the Knicks held hope for better days when Kristaps Porzingis returned from his ACL tear, but now the Latvian star has worries about the franchise before he even gets back on the court. Porzingis met with Knicks management Thursday…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter teases free-agent splash that will stun Knicks fans
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:42:56 AM)

    Enes Kanter doesn’t know how many days he has left in a Knicks jersey, but he claims to know which big free agent they will land this summer. He just can’t tell you whom. “I actually do have an idea [of who will sign], but I cannot really tell,” Kanter told Sports Illustrated. “It’s a…

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Say Goodbye to Porzingis and Prepare a Possible Hello for Durant
    (Friday, February 01, 2019 4:39:57 AM)

    In a stunning deal with Dallas, the Knicks opened up a ton of salary cap room to pursue free agents in July. They could sign Kevin Durant. And perhaps a second star, too.

  • [ESPN] Knicks prez: Porzingis didn’t want to be here
    (Friday, February 01, 2019 12:12:35 AM)

    Team president Steve Mills said the Knicks feel like they did the right thing by trading former first-rounder Kristaps Porzingis. “You don’t want to commit a max [contract] to a player who clearly says to you he doesn’t want to be here,” Mills said.

  • [ESPN] How NBA players reacted to the shocking Kristaps Porzingis trade
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:05:50 PM)

    There weren’t enough emojis for NBA players to express their shock when they found out New York was sending The Unicorn to Dallas.

  • [ESPN] Mavs get Porzingis, send Smith, two 1s to Knicks
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:52:27 PM)

    The Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis, Trey Burke, Courtney Lee and Tim Hardaway Jr. to the Mavs in return for Wesley Matthews, Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan and two future first-round picks.

  • [ESPN] Porzingis trade grades: Who wins this blockbuster deal?
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:52:14 PM)

    What’s next for the Knicks’ star chase? Will Kristaps Porzingis be a surefire superstar in Dallas? We grade the trade.

  • [ESPN] Sources: Pelicans slow to engage Lakers on Davis
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:49:02 AM)

    Pelicans GM Dell Demps might be sending a message to the Lakers by taking his time to return messages concerning superstar Anthony Davis, sources told ESPN.

  • [ESPN] Sources: Porzingis expresses desire to be traded
    (Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:15:53 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis, concerned about the future of the New York Knicks, has left team officials with the impression that he wants to be traded, sources told ESPN.