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New York Knicks survive disastrous 4th quarter to beat Boston C…

New York Knicks survive disastrous 4th quarter to beat Boston Celtics, advance to 2nd round

For 38 1/2 minutes on Friday, the New York Knicks handcuffed and hamstrung a tired, old, injured and shorthanded Boston Celtics squad, holding them to 49 points on 30.6 percent shooting and leading by 26 points with 9 1/2 minutes to go.Naturally, the Ce…
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  • Pierce, Garnett unsure of what next season will bring

    Pierce, Garnett unsure of what next season will bring

    boston.com May 3, 2013
    Celtics forwards Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett both spoke about their uncertain futures following Boston's elimination from the playoffs Friday night.
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  • Boston Fans Chant “Honey Nut Cheerios” At Carmelo Anthony

    Boston Fans Chant “Honey Nut Cheerios” At Carmelo Anthony

    dimemag.com May 3, 2013
    On the heels of the latest installment of the Carmelo Anthony/Kevin Garnett/Boston Celtics saga, in the first quarter of tonight’s game, the Celtics fans chanted “Honey Nut Cheerios” when ‘Melo checked out the game. Watch the clip: For breaking ne
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  • Pablo Prigioni and the Worst Flop of the NBA Playoffs

    Pablo Prigioni and the Worst Flop of the NBA Playoffs

    dimemag.com May 3, 2013
    Check out the horrendous flop that Pablo Prigioni got away with earlier tonight against the Boston Celtics (.gif created by SB Nation): For breaking news, rumors, exclusive content, and contests sent right to your inbox, sign up here for the Dime Email …
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  • Age Before Beauty?: Once down 3-0, the Celtics have a chance to…

    Age Before Beauty?: Once down 3-0, the Celtics have a chance to tie u…

    CNNSI.com May 3, 2013
    Once down 3-0, the Celtics have a chance to tie up their first-round series with the Knicks in front of a hometown crowd Friday night. Can KG and Co. do it? Follow along here.
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  • 5-on-5: Elimination Friday?

    5-on-5: Elimination Friday?

    ESPN.com May 3, 2013
    The Celtics, Rockets, Clippers and Hawks all face elimination in Game 6.
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  • Nine Years Later, an Uncanny Echo

    Nine Years Later, an Uncanny Echo

    nytimes.com May 3, 2013
    If the Celtics can win at home on Friday night, they will be one victory from matching what their baseball brethren accomplished nearly a decade ago, as unthinkable as that feat was.
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  • Video - Knicks Finish Off Celtics 01:38

    Knicks Finish Off Celtics

    May 3
    The Knicks withstood a 20-0 run from the Celtics to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2000.
  • Video - Carmelo Anthony After The Knicks Advance 02:01

    Carmelo Anthony After The Knicks Advance

    May 3
    The Knicks won a playoff series for the first time in 13 years.
  • Video - Knicks Pass Test 02:48

    Knicks Pass Test

    May 3
    Magic Johnson, Michael Wilbon, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons break down the Knicks winning the battle with the Celtics.
  • Video - Knicks Finish Off Celtics 02:08

    Knicks Finish Off Celtics

    May 3
    Highlight Of The Night: The Knicks withstood a 20-0 run from the Celtics to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2000.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
  • Ian Thomsen: Three-Pointers: Nets survive, but Bulls have reason for hope

    May 3
    Three thoughts from the Nets' 95-92 victory over the Bulls on Thursday to avoid elimination in Game 6 of their first-round series:
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA playoffs, Part 2

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.