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The Celtics fell to the New York Knicks today, 85-78, in the opening game of their first round series. Things went pretty well for Boston in the first half and they held a 53-49 lead heading into intermission, but both the third and fourth quarters proved to be a disaster. Despite owning a slim 3 point advantage going into the final frame, the Cs were outscored 36-26 in the second half, including a laughable 8 point effort in the fourth. Carmelo Anthony is a problem and that much is obvious. Melo came storming out of the gates, scoring 10 points by making his first four shots. The Syracuse product scorched the nets for a total of 36 points in his 40 minutes spent on the hardwood. Anthony also added 6 rebounds, 1 assist, and 4 steals to his stat line just for good measure. If there is anything positive the Celtics can take away from Melo's near 40 point performance, it's that he needed 29 attempts from the floor to make that happen. He also only took and made 6 ...
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Boston Celtics veteran Kevin Garnett has been all but certified as a master of mind-games. He could be spinning his most most masterful web of all.
Garnett has very little if any love for his rivals. He has always shown a certain level of disdain for those he considers his true peers.
Think about the classic battles of his career.
Garnett has always played the hardest when...
The playoffs are finally here. The Celtics are the underdog in this series vs the Knicks. They are in an unfamiliar spot, coming in as the 7th seed and needing to win on the road in every series. I'll never bet against the Celtics, though. The 1969 Celtics taught me never, ever to count this team out, no matter what the odds are against them. I guess the ESPN...
Welcome to our two-part breakdown of the New York Knicks/Boston Celtics round one series. Joe Caporoso and Chris Celletti decided to talk out their concerns, the match-ups and ultimately give their predictions on what will happen starting this Saturday. Read on for part two and click here for part one
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CC – Before we get to Melo, you make a great point...
The Boston Celtics will be at Madison Square Garden this afternoon to take on the New York Knicks in game one of this first round series. The Knicks took three out of four games played between the two during the regular season so Boston has their work cut out for them. However, the same could be said for New York. Due to the events that have taken place in Massachusett's capitol...
Game 1: Saturday, April 20 – Celtics at Knicks – 3 p.m. (ABC)
Game 2: Tuesday, April 23 – Celtics at Knicks – 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Friday, April 26 – Knicks at Celtics – 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Sunday, April 28 – Knicks at Celtics – 1 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5*: Wednesday, May 1 – Celtics at Knicks – TBD
Game 6*: Friday, May 3 – Knicks at Celtics – TBD
Well here we are, the playoffs. One would be in hard-pressed to find a team that is as experienced(read: old) as the Celtics are. Boston rolling into New York to tip off the first round of the 2012-2013 playoffs on April 20th at 3 pm. The Knicks own the season series at an edge of 3 games to 1 in handily fashion. The Knicks have certainly been a team to reckon with this season...
Down by four at halftime of game one of their playoff series against the Celtics, the Knicks clearly needed to come out in the second half with a little more pep in their step.Alas, surprising to some was the fact that it was not New York's defense that needed an injection of life, but their offense instead. Mike Woodson seemed to understand that, and had a plan for the rest...
Thanks to the age of YouTube, clips like the below one of NBA legend Bill Russell can be remembered years after they have happened.
The clip shows Russell playing at the University of San Francisco and going coast-to-coast for a lay-up attempt.
Watch as he clears the player attempting to stop him:
(Courtesy of Reds Army)
Knicks 85, Celtics 78
The Celtics did everything they had to do to be in a position to steal Game 1. They contained the league’s leading scorer, got Jeff Green going on offense, and kept it close before collapsing in the final minutes. So the question is, should they be encouraged by their performance over the first 42 minutes? Or discouraged about their...
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A wild matinee took place in Madison Square Garden as the New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 85-78 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
The first clash between the two Atlantic division squads did not disappoint, especially from a New York state of mind. In the first half of play both teams, respectively,...
One day after the second of the Boston bombers was captured in a city-wide lockdown, The Boston Celtics pulled into Madison Square Garden to take on The New York Knicks. Likely to be the highest-rated matchup of the first-round, the teams did not disappoint, opening the series with an electric back-and-forth first half. The Garden was uproariously loud, erupting every time the Knicks...
The Knicks took a very crucial game one in this best of seven series first round playoff match-up against the Boston Celtics. Even without the youth or talent of past years, the Celtics still know how to turn it up a notch come playoff time. The Knicks had real trouble slowing them down in the beginning of the game. They gave up twenty nine first quarter points to the Celtics but...
NBA all-star point guards Chris Paul(Los Angeles Clippers) & Rajon Rondo(Boston Celtics) went to Instagram with their stylish game day looks for Game 1 of the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Whose look caught your eye ??
I absolutely loved Chris Paul’s Ami-paris Spring/Summer 13 chambray suit, prefect choice for the spring season. Chris dressed up his chic threads with...
Rajon Rondo was unable to join his team Friday as planned, stuck in Boston while the city was in lockdown.
He arrived in New York on Saturday, even offering his teammates some tips from the scouting report.
Unfortunately for the Celtics, he still can't play.
The Celtics badly missed their injured point guard Saturday, costing themselves a chance to win their playoff opener...
8 a.m. ET: An excruciatingly long week has finally reached the weekend. Boston and its immediate suburbs are still reeling from Friday’s lockdown and manhunt, but now Celtics fans can turn their attention to a much more frivolous type of must-see TV.
With the surreal environment back home finally starting to dissipate, the Celtics open what they hope will be a long playoff run...