• Game 5: Celtics at Knicks preview

    Summary of 41 articles · Updated May 6, 2013
    Source: boston.com
    • Raissman: Knicks' Garden crowd doesn't bring it in Game 1

      It would take someone with far more mental capacity than me to probe the mind of J.R. Smith. Or identify the true source of his inspiration for posting the “Official NBA Bandwagon Transferral Form” following the Knicks’ 102-95 Game 1 loss to Indiana
    • Knicks need to pick up pace -- fast

      Beaten up by Pacers in Sunday's series opener at MSG, Knicks had better wake up
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lupica: Don't forget how Knicks got here

      The Knicks have won 58 basketball games this season, and won a playoff series for the first time since the spring of 2000. And because of something that dizzy and intoxicating, you now get the idea that the Indiana Pacers are just some kind of speed bum…
    • The Knicks Win A Playoff Series For The First Time Since 2000

      It almost didn't happen (again), but the Knicks were able to hold off an increasingly uncomfortable fourth-quarter comeback from Boston to advance past the first round of playoffs for the first time in more than a decade.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • During Game 6, Iman is The Man for Knicks

      This time last year, Iman Shumpert was writhing on the court in Miami after blowing out his knee in the first playoff game of his rookie NBA season.
    • Lupica: A little less than heroically, Melo gets it won and done

      You give Carmelo Anthony all props for helping to secure the win, for making the shots he had to make. But if you saw the game you know that the Knicks carried him in the biggest game of their season a lot more than he carried them.
    • Carmelo Anthony lucky Knicks advance and that he does not have to face the pressure of a Game 7

      Carmelo Anthony might still need to get the Knicks a win in a Game 7 in the playoffs. Maybe one day and maybe even this spring. But to his great relief, it won’t be on Sunday and it will not be against these Boston Celtics.
    • 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…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Knicks stave off furious rally, oust Celtics

      Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and the New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and advance in the postseason for the first time since 2000.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Iman Shumpert Taunts Boston By Mocking Jason Terry’s “Jet”

      If the Boston Celtics had succeeded in pulling off that miracle fourth quarter run, this move by Iman Shumpert would have been remembered until the end of time as the pinnacle of premature celebration. Instead, it’s just part of the Knicks ending the Ce
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Finally! Knicks survive Celtics for first playoff series win since 2000

      So much for green and white ghosts, Game 7 and being on the wrong side of history. The Knicks ended 13 years of postseason futility -- and perhaps ended the Kevin Garnett era as well - by defeating the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday.
    • Celtics not amused by Knicks' funeral stunt

      Terrence Williams was the only Celtics player or coach to make himself available at their morning shootaround before Friday's Game 6 at TD Garden.
    • Knicks star Carmelo Anthony facing more pressure than anyone else

      Doc Rivers left the Garden the other night trying to make a case that his Celtics, now very much in this series, and the Knicks, now teetering toward what would be a historic collapse, have equal pressure on them for Friday’s Game 6 in the TD Garden.
    • For Carmelo Anthony and Knicks, it could soon be five players and a funeral

      This is no game in Chump Town on Friday night, the place where the idea was hatched for the Knicks to show up in black because, look out, they were going to bury the Boston Celtics, who have won 17 championships in their history compared to two for the …
    • Lupica: For Melo & Co., it could soon be five players and a funeral

      This is no game in Chump Town on Friday night, the place where the idea was hatched for the Knicks to show up in black because, look out, they were going to bury the Boston Celtics, who have won 17 championships in their history compared to two for the …
    • Dear New York: The Boston Celtics Aren’t Planning On Attending Their Own Funeral

      “You can write the obituary; I’m not.” Even after losing star point guard Rajon Rondo to a torn ACL earlier this season, Doc Rivers wasn’t ready to die. He made sure the Celtics weren’t either. Apparently, the Knicks missed the memo. In their se
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Knicks still claim confidence

      By Amalie Benjamin, Globe Staff GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- In the wake of two straight losses after going up, three games to none, the Knicks still seem confident that they can win a game and close out the Celtics, even...
      Source: boston.com
    • After funeral fiasco, Woodson calls for closer vs. Celtics

      On Thursday, Mike Woodson looked to regain control of his locker room after admitting that he wasn’t aware that players had planned to dress in black for the Celtics’ Game 5 “funeral.” Had Woodson been clued into the Knicks’ bold fashion stateme
    • Woodson 'upset' Knicks wore 'funeral black'

      New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson said he was "upset" that his team wore all black on Wednesday before Game 5 of the Knicks-Celtics series to mimic a funeral for Boston.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kenyon Martin didn’t want to talk about Knicks’ ‘funeral colors’ after Celtics’ Game 5 win

      Before Game 4 of the two teams' first-round series on Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry reportedly told the New York Knicks, "You're not dancing at my funeral today." After the Celtics beat New York to stave off elimination, Knicks rese…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • NY Knicks, Carmelo Anthony can’t bury jumpers or the Boston Celtics

      All the Knicks came to the Garden Wednesday dressed in black. “Funeral colors,” Kenyon Martin told the Daily News. This was their idea of being dressed for success, to bury the wounded Celtics and celebrate the franchise’s first playoff series win s
    • Knicks' J.R. Smith struggles through Game 5 loss to Celtics after returning from suspension

      This was supposed to be the close-out game, a night to celebrate the end of the Patrick Ewing Curse, not to mention Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Instead, the Knicks insisted on making things hard for themselves. The only party on Wednesday night was a…
    • Knicks and Celtics push and shove after post-buzzer trash talk following Game 5 (Video)

      Just after the final buzzer of the Boston Celtics' impressive Game 5 road win over the New York Knicks on Thursday, several players from the two teams got heated and started a small skirmish that had to be separated by coaches. The primary participants …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • We Went There: The Celtics Survive Their Funeral

      Minutes after Boston held on for a 92-86 win against the Knicks — nudging the series to 3-2 and squeezing out at least one more home game this s...
      Source: grantland.com
    • Celtics improbably back in series after Game 5 win

      Once down 3-0, the Celtics are now back in the series after a 92-86 win over the Knicks. While a comeback is still improbable, Boston knows nothing is impossible, says Chris Mannix.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Celtics outclass misfiring Knicks, live to fight another day with impressive Game 5 win

      Kenyon Martin told his New York Knicks teammates to dress for a funeral on Wednesday and J.R. Smith swore the Knicks would've closed things out if he'd played in Game 4. But the Boston Celtics are leaving Madison Square Garden very much alive after scor…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Celtics drop ice-cold Knicks to force Game 6

      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.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Celtics down Knicks, now trail just 3-2

      The Celtics aren't finished just yet. After trailing 3-0, Boston won its second straight Wednesday by beating New York 92-86 on the road and cutting their series deficit to 3-2 .
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Live: Knicks look to close out Celtics in game 5

      Will the return of J.R. Smith be enough for the Knicks to close out the Celtics in Game 5? Boston looks to dodge elimination for the second straight game. Follow the clash in New York.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kenyon Martin on Knicks-Celtics Game 5: ‘Wear black. Funeral colors.’

      The Boston Celtics fought off a sweep at the hands of the New York Knicks on Sunday thanks in large part to reserve guard Jason Terry, who made two key contributions. First, the 14-year veteran provided a chin so inviting that the Knicks' J.R. Smith jus…
  • Lawrence: Melo is lucky he'll avoid 7

    Carmelo Anthony might still need to get the Knicks a win in a Game 7 in the playoffs. Maybe one day and maybe even this spring. But to his great relief, it won’t be on Sunday and it will not be against these Boston Celtics.
  • Anthony: 'Feel great' despite KG arm yank

    Carmelo Anthony said his left arm "came out" of his shoulder "a little bit" when Kevin Garnett yanked on it late in Game 5.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Carmelo Anthony says shoulder is fine, responds to Jordan Crawford

    Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said his shoulder was OK after getting tangled with Kevin Garnett in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's 92-86 loss to the Celtics.
    Source: boston.com
  • Bos-Taunt: Benched Celtics reserve jaws at Melo after Game 5 win

    Carmelo Anthony didn’t seek out the Celtics’ team bus when it was over, because as he admitted, combating trash talk is not really a priority for him or the slipping Knicks at the moment.

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