Celtics’ Jordan Crawford, Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony in end-of-game altercation

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NEW YORK — Shortly after the buzzer sounded Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, a heated altercation occurred on the court involving players from the Celtics and Knicks.

It appeared to begin when Celtics reserve Jordan Crawfordstarted talking trash to Knicks star Carmelo Anthony.

It’s unclear, even from slow-motion video replays, exactly what Crawford said to Anthony, but Knicks guard Raymond Feltonimmediately came over and had to be restrained. D.J. White held back Crawford along with Chris Wilcox while Terrence Williams held back Felton.

When asked if he said anything to Anthony, Crawford told the Globe, “Nah, they was talking to me, baby. They was talking to me. Yeah, they like me. I think it’s that smile I keep carrying.”

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