The New York Knicks were no match for the Washington Wizards on Christmas day.
NEW YORK -- With great joy, Paul Pierce stood up from the bench late in the fourth quarter, turned to the crowd and Madison Square Garden and shouted, "Christmas is cancelled." His teammate, John
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Wizards coach Randy Wittman shook up the starting lineup Christmas Day by inserting Nene in place of fellow power forward Kris Humphries for the 12 p.m. matchup versus the New York Knicks.