Knicks F Anthony returns to lineup in Boston

BOSTON (AP) New York forward Carmelo Anthony was back in the starting lineup for the Knicks' game against the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

New York coach Derek Fisher said Anthony felt good after the team's shootaround earlier in the day.

Anthony, the team's leading scorer at 22.9 points per game, missed the club's loss in San Antonio on Wednesday with a sore left knee.

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