Boston 104, New York 113

December 25, 1985

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 17,480

Officials: James Capers, Wally Rooney

Team Rebounds: Boston (0) New York (0)

Technicals: Boston (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Final
BOS (21-7) 23 23 17 23 11 7 104
NYK (10-19) 14 18 21 33 11 16 113

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
BOS 124 83.9 91.1
NYK 124 91.1 83.9

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
BOS .349 0.210 0.190 0.385
NYK .457 0.137 0.182 0.173

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
44 Danny Ainge Starter SG 42:00 1-7 0-2 2-2 -1.0 0.0 2 2 8 5 0 0 6 4
33 Larry Bird Starter SF 50:00 8-27 1-2 6-6 8.2 1.0 9 10 4 2 1 0 4 23
3 Dennis Johnson Starter PG 46:00 2-9 0-0 4-6 6.5 0.0 6 6 4 2 2 0 2 8
32 Kevin McHale Starter PF 50:00 7-21 0-0 15-19 18.1 4.0 10 14 2 5 1 3 3 29
00 Robert Parish Starter C 45:00 8-15 0-0 8-10 19.5 4.0 14 18 1 4 0 1 4 24
34 Rick Carlisle Bench SG 06:00 2-4 0-1 0-0 0.5 1.0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 4
50 Greg Kite Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 2.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
12 Jerry Sichting Bench PG 20:00 2-6 0-0 0-0 -2.5 0.0 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 4
11 Sam Vincent Bench PG 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Bill Walton Bench C 13:00 2-3 0-0 0-2 6.5 1.0 6 7 1 2 1 0 1 4
8 Scott Wedman Bench SF 15:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 1.0 1.0 2 3 2 1 0 0 2 2
  Team                                
        290 33-96 1-5 37-47 103.6 12 51 63 24 26 6 4 26 104
          34.4% 20.0% 78.7%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
42 Pat Cummings Starter PF 35:00 2-12 0-0 2-2 1.8 1.0 10 11 0 6 1 0 1 6
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 45:00 13-24 0-0 6-8 19.8 2.0 9 11 3 4 2 1 4 32
55 Louis Orr Starter SF 35:00 4-9 0-0 2-3 10.9 4.0 5 9 3 6 1 2 2 10
2 Rory Sparrow Starter PG 48:00 9-15 0-0 4-6 17.5 0.0 4 4 8 4 2 1 3 22
6 Trent Tucker Starter SG 25:00 3-9 1-2 0-0 2.5 0.0 1 1 5 3 0 0 2 7
20 James Bailey Bench PF 08:00 3-4 0-0 2-3 5.1 1.0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 8
1 Ken Bannister Bench PF 22:00 4-9 0-0 0-0 8.5 1.0 13 14 1 3 0 0 3 8
18 Ernie Grunfeld Bench SF 28:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 3.2 0.0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 6
4 Darrell Walker Bench SG 12:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0
21 Gerald Wilkins Bench SG 32:00 6-13 0-0 2-4 8.8 1.0 2 3 4 1 1 0 1 14
  Team                                
        290 47-104 1-2 18-26 99.5 10 45 55 27 35 10 6 17 113
          45.2% 50.0% 69.2%                    

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Dennis Johnson
15.9p, 3.4r, 5.2a
Danny Ainge
12.9p, 3.4r, 6a
Larry Bird
23.8p, 9.4r, 6.1a
Kevin McHale
22.1p, 9.1r, 2.7a
Robert Parish
16.1p, 9.6r, 1.8a
Rotation Jerry Sichting
4.7p, 1.2r, 2.1a
 
 
Scott Wedman
5.4p, 1.7r, 0.8a
 
 
Bill Walton
6.6p, 5.5r, 1.6a
Lim PT Sam Vincent
2.1p, 0.8r, 1.5a
Rick Carlisle
2.5p, 0.7r, 1.5a
 
 
 
 
Greg Kite
1.1p, 1r, 0.2a

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Rory Sparrow
12p, 2.5r, 6.7a
Trent Tucker
9.4p, 1.9r, 2.9a
Louis Orr
10.1p, 4r, 1.3a
Pat Cummings
16.2p, 9.5r, 1.4a
Patrick Ewing
20.3p, 9.9r, 2.1a
Rotation  
 
Gerald Wilkins
8.9p, 2.5r, 1.6a
Ernie Grunfeld
6p, 3.2r, 1a
Ken Bannister
6.9p, 4.7r, 0.4a
 
 
Rotation  
 
Darrell Walker
9.4p, 3.2r, 3.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
James Bailey
6.2p, 4.4r, 0.4a
 
 

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Kevin McHale 39.4
FG% Greg Kite .562
3P% Danny Ainge .357
FT% Jerry Sichting 1.000
ORPG Robert Parish 3.5
DRPG Larry Bird 7.2
RPG Robert Parish 9.6
SPG Larry Bird 2.0
APG Larry Bird 6.1
BPG Kevin McHale 2.1
PPG Larry Bird 23.8

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 37.0
FG% Rory Sparrow .503
3P% Ernie Grunfeld .750
FT% Butch Carter 1.000
ORPG Pat Cummings 3.0
DRPG Patrick Ewing 7.0
RPG Patrick Ewing 9.9
SPG Darrell Walker 1.8
APG Rory Sparrow 6.7
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.2
PPG Patrick Ewing 20.3

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