Found May 02, 2013 on Celtics Life:
It appeared the Celtics were running out of steam. A 75-60 lead over the Knicks had shrunk to 82-73 with just over three minutes to play. Madison Square Garden, dormant for nearly the entire game, came alive as fans watched the Knicks attempt one final push to win the series in five. The Celtics, as they had done much of the fourth quarter, ran the shot clock down. First to 15 seconds, and then to 10, and finally down to five. An empty possession would give the ball to New York with about 3:20 on the clock, trailing by nine. However Jeff Green wasn't about to let that happen. Green fired a three pointer from the left corner, drilling it and putting the C's back up 12. Following a J.R. Smith three (yes Smith did in fact hit a shot..three of them to be precise) the lead was back down to nine when Green again delivered a dagger from the left corner. This time as the shot clock expired he rose over his defender and put one of the final nails in the Knicks coffin. Green pla...

Celtics 92, Knicks 86

Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks' lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night. The Celtics will host Game 6 on Friday night, needing two victories to become the first NBA team to overcome a 3-0 deficit to win a series. Brandon Bass added 17 points, steadying Boston as it shook off an 11-0 deficit...

Green Envy: What Knicks fans said - Game 5

It was crazy reading the thoughts of Knicks nation this game. It went from smack-talking and nervous confidence to just plain nervousness, misery and Celtic /Ref hate. I love reading Knick fan comments, I hope you guys chuckle as much as I did. Top 4:  1) The happiest days of my life 1. Wedding 2. Children 3. Whenever Paul Pierce’s ratface retires 2) Who else is pounding...

Video: Iman Shumpert drills the putback slam in Game 6

The New York Knicks sent the Boston Celtics packing in Game 6. Iman Shumpert was a co-star of the game scoring 15 of his 17 points in the second period. Watch Shumpert’s definitive play from Game 6. The post Video: Iman Shumpert drills the putback slam in Game 6 appeared first on Players View.

No funeral yet: Celtics take series back to Boston with 92-86 win at MSG

Still Alive! Jeff Green hit two huge contested corner threes just 40 seconds apart late in the 4th quarter, and Boston held on to beat New York 92-86 tonight in Game 5. The Knicks showed up to the building each wearing all black, perhaps representing a false sense of bravado.  Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith shot a combined 11-38 from the floor, and New York made just 5 of their...

Fight breaks out after Celtics-Knicks Game 5

Boston Celtics reserve guard Jordan Crawford instigated a postgame tussle by taunting New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony following Boston’s 92-86 victory over the Knicks in Game 5 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. As both teams crossed paths leaving the court, 

Celtics 92 - Knicks 86 game 5 highlights and box score

The New York Knicks arrived wearing all black to Wednesday's playoffs game 5 in order to signify the Boston Celtics' funeral, but the Celtics came out victorious and the series will return to Boston for a game 6 on Friday. Jeff Green was the leading scorer for the Celtics with 18 points (including a pair of clutch 3 pointers in the 4th quarter). 4 other players aside from...

Game 5 Heroes

Like the Avengers coming together, last night's Game 5 win featured Celtics heroes from past games putting together an impressive team effort.  Iron Man Jeff Green led the charge with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists - including hitting two key threes in the final minutes which fended off the Knicks' rally attempts.  Jason The JET Terry had 17 points, 4 boards, 3 assists...

Recap: Grit and balls trumps Knicks clown talk

Is there anything better than watching somber Knicks fans walk out of Madison Square Garden on a night they hoped to win their 1st playoff series in 13 years? The Celtics scratched and clawed their way to a 92-86 win over New York in a game deemed the Celtics’ funeral by Kenyon Martin. Mr. Big Mouth played awfully small – 2 points, 2 rebounds and 5 fouls. The Knicks other yapper...

Celtics Come Up Short, Fall to Knicks After Huge Comeback

It was incredible. Through the first three quarters of this ballgame between the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks, it seemed as though the Knickerbockers had all but moved on. Boston looked terrible. Paul Pierce started off hitting just 1 of his first 10 and the cold shooting spell spread from on guy to the other. But going into the fourth quarter down by 26 points, this group...

5 Things Celtics must do to win tonight - Game 6

Tonight, the Celtics will look to even up their series with the Knicks when they play what could be their final game at the TD Garden this season. The Celtics have been in complete control in these last two games, and I don't see that changing anytime soon. Right now, the Celtics are the better team. They have more experience and more momentum. I'll be shocked if they drop...

Video: Celtics incredible 4th quarter rally

If you missed the game last night, you missed an amazing display of Celtic Pride in the 4th quarter. Down 26 points with just under 10 minutes to go in the 4th period, the Celtics season seemed sure to be over. Boston had been outplayed for the first three quarters in every way imaginable. Then, little by little, they found a way to come back. Led by Avery Bradley and an exhausted Jeff...

Historic Comeback Ruined, Knicks Outlast Celtics 88-80 Advances to Eastern Conference Semifinals

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Despite an incredible 20-0 run in the fourth quarter by Jeff Green and the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks made shots when it mattered most and sealed the deal 88-80 to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Knicks dominated the court on Friday night. In the first quarter, Mike Woodson’s team held the C’s to shoot 25 percent from...

Still alive, still breathing: Boston Celtics beat New York Knicks 92-86

.wlt1{position:absolute;clip:rect(488px,auto,auto,443px);}Fast payday loans For Every One Hold everything. KG and the Celtics aren't quite done.It was chippy, it was tense, it was entirely too close and too stressful and too breathless and too much like every other game in these playoffs, except that instead of folding and breaking down in the second half, the Celtics actually...
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