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Knicks 87, Celtics 71

Celtics drop Game 2 to the Knicks

It’s another painful loss for Celtics, who again falter in second half in New York

NEW YORK — The two teams hunkered down in their luxury hotels, watching film, talking of adjustments and improvements following their first encounter here. They practiced. Three days passed.

They emerged Tuesday, re-engaged at Madison Square Garden, and little changed. The Celtics were disgusting in the second half, Kevin Garnett was a non-factor, and Boston left angry, frustrated, and in search of answers it can’t seem to find. Again.

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