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Third Quarter: Celtics – Knicks

Paul Pierce [1] scored 16 points in the third quarter to give the Celtics [2] a 92-71 lead over the Knicks. He accounted for but eight of the Celtics points in the quarter.

The C’s are dominating the Knicks in the paint and have a 46-24 advantage. They are also outrebounding the Knicks, 33-26.

Kevin Garnett [3] is behind Pierce with 22 points. Kendrick Perkins [4] has 12 rebounds while Rajon Rondo [5] has as many assists.

The Celtics are 34-8 when leading or tied after the third quarter.