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SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Counting Down: Top 5 NBA Playoffs Moments

With the NBA playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA playoff history.

04/17/2014

The Nets' Shaun Livingston, right, drives against Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics during a game at the Barclays Center on March 21, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Trounce Celtics, Run Home Winning Streak To 11

Joe Johnson hit six 3-pointers in his 27 points, Mason Plumlee added 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won their 11th straight at home, beating the Boston Celtics 114-98 Friday night.

03/21/2014

Tim Hardaway Jr. #5 of the New York Knicks goes up for a dunk against Kris Humphries #43 of the Boston Celtics on March 12, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo And The Knicks Clobber Celtics 116-92

Carmelo Anthony scored 19 of his 34 points in the first half as the New York Knicks opened a 24-point lead and coasted to their fifth straight win, 116-92 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

03/13/2014

Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics drives against Paul Pierce #34 of the Brooklyn Nets during a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ 4-Game Win Streak Ends With 91-84 Loss To Celtics

Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets’ four-game winning streak Friday night.

03/07/2014

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Knicks Avenge Blowout Loss To Celtics With Rout

Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds in just 28 minutes, and the New York Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

01/29/2014

Kevin Garnett against the Boston Celtics during his return to TD Garden. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Garnett Proves Net Gains In Return To Boston

It’ll be months before we definitively know whether last year’s trade was worth general manager Billy King’s ransom, but Sunday night’s game showed why he went to such lengths.

01/27/2014

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 27: Andray Blatche #0 of the Brooklyn Nets waits to shoot a foul shot against the Chicago Bulls in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2013 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blatche Scores 17, Nets Top Celtics 85-79

Andray Blatche scored 17 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 85-79 on Sunday night as Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to their former home court for the first time since being traded last July.

01/27/2014

Knicks coach Mike Woodson with Carmelo Anthony and Ray Felton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Will Wear White Uniforms Against Hawks To Appease The NBA

The Knicks are 0-6 while wearing their orange alternate uniforms.

12/14/2013

The Celtics’ Phil Pressey, right, carries the ball down the court in front of the Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. during the first quarter during the game at TD Garden on Dec. 13, 2013 in Boston. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Knicks Blow 11-Point Lead In 4th Quarter, Lose To Celtics

Avery Bradley scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, hitting a 3-pointer with 2:38 to play to give the Celtics the lead for good, and Boston beat the New York Knicks 90-86 on Friday night.

12/13/2013

Deron Williams shoots against Jeff Green of the Boston Celtics on December 10, 2013 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: D-Will Returns To Rescue Nets, Embattled Coach Kidd

All that was missing was the heroic cry, “Here I come to save the day!” Deron Williams was his old high-stepping self Tuesday in leading the Nets to a 104-96 victory over Boston.

12/11/2013

The Nets' Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez high-five during their game against Boston on Dec. 10, 2013, at Barclays Center. (credit: Getty Images)

Nets Get Healthy, Top Celtics

Deron Williams scored a season-high 25 points in his return to the lineup, Brook Lopez added 24, and the Nets beat the Boston Celtics 104-96 Tuesday night.

12/11/2013

Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Dreadful Knicks Rocked By Celtics 114-73 In Sunday Matinee

Boston Celtics posted the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season over the woeful Knicks. The Celtics routed New York 114-73.

12/08/2013

Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Would Consider Amar’e In Deal For Humphries, Wallace

Amar’e Stoudemire in a Celtics uniform? According to one NBA insider, it’s possible.

11/20/2013

Kevin Garnett #2, Paul Pierce #34 and Jason Terry #31 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Pierce, Garnett To Skip Wednesday’s Preseason Game In Boston

Both Pierce and Garnett, who led the Celtics to the 2008 NBA championship, were listed on the Nets’ game notes as “out – rest.” Point guard Deron Williams also remains out with a sprained right ankle.

10/23/2013

Kevin Garnett (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron Calls Out KG, Pierce, Doc After Trio Criticized Ray Allen

“I think the first thing I thought was, ‘Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston,’” the nine-time NBA All-Star said.

10/17/2013

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