Celtics Lose to the Knicks in Final Preseason Game


        BOSTON _ (AP) Kristaps Porzingis scored 20 points for New York, which got 13 from Kyle O’Quinn and 12 apiece from Sasha Vujacic and Ron Baker.

        Jaylen Brown scored 17 for the Celtics, who lost Marcus Smart to a sprained left ankle in the second half.

        KNICKS: Joakim Noah had two points in 14 minutes. … Courtney Lee and Justin Holiday each scored 11 for New York. … The Knicks had 33 assists on 45 field goals.

        CELTICS: Boston gave Al Horford, Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder the night off. … Terry Rozier scored 13 points in 14 minutes.

        UP NEXT: New York (3-2) visits Brooklyn Thursday. Boston finished the preseason 5-2, and hosts Brooklyn in its regular-season opener Oct. 26.