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Knicks miss suspended J.R. Smith in Game 4 loss to Boston Celti…

Knicks miss suspended J.R. Smith in Game 4 loss to Boston Celtics

Maybe now J.R. Smith will think twice about swinging an elbow at an opponent in a playoff battle. This was the best way for Smith to learn his lesson: The hard way, with the Knicks missing him dearly.
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  • Rondo says Celtics troubles are tough to watch

    Rondo says Celtics troubles are tough to watch

    boston.com Apr 28, 2013
    By Gary Washburn, Globe Staff Rajon Rondo was draining 3-pointers from the baseline before Sunday's Game 4 between the Celtics and Knicks. He looked as if he could play, but that nasty surgical scar on his right knee is an...
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  • Previewing Sunday's NBA playoff action

    Previewing Sunday's NBA playoff action

    CNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013
    Can Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks finish off the Celtics in Boston today? They aren't the only ones going for a sweep. Rob Mahoney previews all four of Sunday's playoff games.
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  • Video - Celtics Avoid Sweep, Force Game 5 01:45

    Celtics Avoid Sweep, Force Game 5

    Apr 28
    Paul Pierce scored 29 points in the Celtics' 97-90 win over the Knicks.
  • Video - Paul Pierce Baseline Dunk 00:10

    Paul Pierce Baseline Dunk

    Apr 28
    Paul Pierce with the baseline dunk
  • Video - Back-To-Back 3's For C's 00:17

    Back-To-Back 3's For C's

    Apr 28
    Paul Pierce drains back-to-back 3-pointers for the Celtics.
  • Video - Carmelo Anthony Tough Bank Shot 00:10

    Carmelo Anthony Tough Bank Shot

    Apr 28
    Carmelo Anthony banks it in and draws the foul to pull the Knicks within five.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Celtics avoid Knicks' sweep thanks to Jason Terry's confidenc…

    Apr 28
    BOSTON -- The reason it wasn't going to end Sunday was because Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were joined at long last by Jason Terry. And it wasn't going to finish in a sweep for the Knicks because they were depending too heavily on the unreliable J.R. …