Posted April 27, 2012 on
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Jeff Van Gundy
New York Knicks
The New York Knicks and Miami Heat are about to meet in a postseason series for the fifth time, starting Saturday. Miami has held the home-court advantage in every one, and all four went to an ultimate game with the Heat prevailing in 1997 and the Knicks winning in 1998, 1999 and 2000.
A look back:
1997: Heat 4, Knicks 3
Miami trailed the series 3-1, when the matchup - and New York's Charlie Ward - got flipped upside down. A fight in Game 5, sparked by Ward and Heat forward P.J. Brown getting tangled up under a basket, not only raised the intensity of the rivalry several notches but turned things in Miami's favor. Allan Houston, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson and John Starks all were suspended for leaving the Knicks' bench to join the fight, and Miami won the last three games of the series by an average of 10.3 points.
Quotable: ''We're not a team to say, `We're going to go out and bust you.' We knew what we needed to do to get it done.'...
BEST OF MAXIM
No reminder is needed about 2006 when the Miami Heat are at home. Plastered all over all walls near the locker room are photos from their comeback Finals win that year over Dallas.
As for the last years Finals against the Mavericks, there are no physical reminders. But guard Dwyane Wade believes teammates need to think about that painful loss before they step on the floor for Saturdays...
One of the more compelling stories of this lockout-shortened season just might pick up where it left off if all goes right for the New York Knicks this postseason.
After undergoing left knee surgery on April 2, Jeremy Lin returned to practice with the Knicks on Wednesday, leading to questions surrounding the return of Linsanity for the Knicks if they can extend their season...
here is a pumper promo for all us knicks fans to keep us pumped throughout this month showcasing our superstars, defense, bench and of course Jeremy LIN in our fight to the playoffs !!! i hope every knicks fan can see this as ill also be trying to make new ones as long as we keep winning of course!!
Amar’e Stoudemire wanted to finish off the regular in strong fashion, and he did just that in the form of one monster poster. Tyrus Thomas was the unfortunately on the receiving end of the dunk and he would have been better suited to just get out of the way.
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