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Boston Celtics Team Report – November 6

=== Boston Celtics Team Report – November 6 ===

(Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics visit Atlantic Division-rival New York
tonight at Madison Square Garden.

Tonight is Boston’s first road game of the season, The Celtics were just 17-24
on the road last season.

On Friday, the Celtics were defeated by the Indiana Pacers, 100-94, at the
FleetCenter. Paul Pierce ended with 15 points for Boston, which dropped its
opener 98-95 to Philadelphia on Wednesday after holding an 18-point second-
half lead.

Ricky Davis had a team-high 22 points in the loss to Indiana for the Celtics,
who had an early fourth-quarter advantage but couldn’t hold on for the win.

In 2003-04, the Knicks won three of the four contests. Boston’s lone win over
New York last season was an 87-84 victory on March 9, 2004 at the FleetCenter.
The Celtics have won five of six and six of their last eight at New York.