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The eaves RJ Barrett hit a decisive triple at the final whistle to give the New York Knicks a 108-105 win over Boston Celtics in the NBA. For its p

The eaves hit a decisive triple at the final whistle to give the a 108-105 win over in the .

For its part, the base Evan Fournier overflowed in the win with a whopping 41 points, the highest of his career, and the Knicks overcame a 24-point deficit in the second quarter.

The two teams will meet again this Saturday in Boston Celtics grounds.

The man with the aim for the Boston quintet was also the forward Jayson Tatum, who finished with 36 points.

For the Knicks, Julius Randle had 22 points, Immanuel Quickley 16 and Barrett 13, including triple the victory.

For Boston they also wore Dennis Schroder, with 20 points, and Jaylen Brown with 16 cards.

The Celtics achieved a 20-point lead, 81-61, on a three-point play by Schroder with 5:33 to play in the third quarter, but Fournier followed up with consecutive 3s and the Knicks came close to 82-73 on a three-point play by Quickley at 1: 44 to play.

A layup after Randle with 23 seconds left brought the Knicks closer to 84-77 heading into the last quarter. Boston regained its lead to eight points in the final quarter, but a Fournier shot later tied it at 96-96 with 4:04 to play.

The New York quintet took off little by little to the front and finally with the tBarrett’s riple decided the game.

– Morant guides to Memphis –

In Memphis, the base Ja Morant overflowed once again with 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Memphis built an early lead and posted an easy 118-88 win over the Detroit Pistons, the Grizzlies’ seventh straight win.

Dillon Brooks finished with 18 points, and Tyus Jones and rookie Ziaire Williams added 14 points each for Memphis, a season-high for the latter.

The base Saben Lee led the Pistons with 14 points. Hamidou Diallo and rookie Cade Cunningham each had 12 points. Trey Lyles finished with 10 points.

Memphis led by 16 points at the half and extended the lead in the third quarter as the Pistons continued to fight, but to no avail.

Memphis raised its lead to 82-52 and the Pistons headed for their second loss in consecutive nights. The Pistons, who lost Wednesday night at Charlotte 140-111, quickly found themselves trailing by double digits against Memphis.

The Grizzlies effected by 50%, while the Pistons missed all six of their 3-point attempts in the final quarter.

The Grizzlies had gone into the break with a 62-46 lead when Morant and Williams led that stretch with 14 points each.