Celtics beat Knicks for 10th straight time in Boston

Ray Allen scored nine of his 14 points in the 89.

Paul Pierce ended with 30 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Celtics, who have won 10 in a row at home against New York. Kevin Garnett tallied 15 points and eight boards.

Rajon Rondo had seven points, seven assists and five rebounds in his return to the lineup for Boston, which has won three straight. Rondo missed eight games with a right wrist injury.

Carmelo Anthony ended with 26 points and six assists for the Knicks, who haven't won in Beantown since a 101-77 victory back on November 24, 2006.

Tyson Chandler donated 20 points and 11 rebounds for New York, which has lost two in a row to fall to 8-15 on the season. Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 boards.