The Boston Celtics swept their way into the Eastern Conference semifinals, holding on for a 101-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.
Amare Stoudemire’s back is feeling better and he is in the starting lineup for the New York Knicks as they try to avoid elimination against the Boston Celtics.
At his best, Rajon Rondo can seize a rebound, dart away from defenders, and set himself or an All-Star teammate up for a basket.
The New York Knicks say Chauncey Billups is questionable for Game 3 of their playoff series with a strained left knee and Amare Stoudemire is day-to-day with a back injury.
Mike Gorman spoke with Toucher & Rich about the Boston Celtics heading into New York having won both games and why does this team plays to their competition?
Gary Washburn spoke with Toucher & Rich about the Boston Celtics and their two game lead over the New York Knicks.
Kevin Garnett sank the go-ahead basket with 14 seconds left, then stole the ball as the Boston Celtics overcame Carmelo Anthony’s 42 points and beat the depleted New York Knicks 96-93 to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series on Tuesday night.
The Boston Celtics hope to get out to a better start against the Knicks in Game two, and not have to rely on another second-half comeback.
The Boston Celtics led for just 60 seconds in the second half until Ray Allen sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds left and beat the Knicks 87-85 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.
The New York Knicks and Boston Celtics took big gambles when they shook up their rosters less than two months ago.