Tempers flared at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night shortly after the Boston Celtics pulled off a 92-86 win over the New York Knicks in Game 5 of their playoff series.
The Celtics are talking like Wednesday night is Game 7 against the Knicks, but they have a lot of work to do if they want to see a Game 6.
Celtics play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about his thoughts on NBA center Jason Collins announcing openly he’s gay and the Celtics-Knicks Game 5.
Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points and the New York Knicks moved to the brink of their first playoff series victory in 13 years, routing the Boston Celtics 90-76 on Friday night in Game 3 of the first-round series.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
CBS Sports’ Ken Berger joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s The Adam Jones Show to talk about the chances of the Celtics coming back from an 0-2 deficit against the New York Knicks.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, April 22.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.
Gresh & Zo open Friday’s show talking Celtics. The guys debate whether it’s time to trade Jeff Green.