The Knicks played very good defense for the majority of the game— but in the end, it was their defense that did them in.
First, the Knicks allowed an inexcusable alley oop to Kevin Garnett, bringing their three point lead down to one. Then, thanks to a Oscar awarding winning flop by Paul Pierce (he accepted a gold wheelchair after the game), the Celtics got the ball back on a very suspect offensive foul against Carmelo Anthony.
The is one player you cannot let beat you in these situations especially on PALM SUNDAY is:
The Knicks deserved to lose for allowing that to happen.