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.
In what could be a blessing in disguise, Celtics captain Paul Pierce will not be partaking in the NBA All-Star game in Houston next month.
Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and won his rematch with Kevin Garnett as the New York Knicks ended an 11-game losing streak in Boston with an 89-86 victory over the Celtics on Thursday night.
TNT basketball analyst Steve Kerr joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh and Zolak on Thursday to shed some light on why the Celtics have under-performed so far this season.