Eastern Conference Playoffs

Brook Lopez #11 and Joe Johnson #7

Pressure Is On Hawks As Nets Look To Take 3-2 Lead In First Round

Atlanta has to know exactly what Brooklyn is feeling right now. And that knowledge might be scary.

04/29/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal at 18:35 of the second period against the New York Islanders in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Islanders, Advance To Face Rangers In Conference Semis

Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

04/28/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24:  The New York Rangers celebrate the game winning goal by Carl Hagelin #62 at 10:52 of overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 24, 2015 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Penguins 2-1 to win the series and move on to the next round of the playoffs.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Advance, Win Game 5 2-1 On Hagelin Goal In OT

The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin’s overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist for a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

04/24/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15:  Thaddeus Young #30 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for a shot against the Orlando Magic on April 15, 2015 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat Magic, Sneak Into Playoffs After Pacers Loss

The Brooklyn Nets kept alive their hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot, beating the Orlando Magic 101-88 on Wednesday night behind a career-high 28 points from Bojan Bogdanovic.

04/16/2015

Mirza Teletovic #33 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the shot against the Toronto Raptors during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Barclays Center on May 2, 2014 .(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat Raptors 97-83 To Force Game 7

Deron Williams scored 23 points, shaking off a second-half injury, and the Brooklyn Nets forced a seventh game in their first-round series by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-83 on Friday night.

05/02/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Let’s Face It, The Knicks Simply Aren’t In The Heat’s Class

The Knicks are not in the Heat’s class right now. It’s an unavoidable fact that no one can deny after watching Miami easily dispatch the Knicks in five games.

05/10/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 6 Things The Knicks Must Do To Beat The Heat In Game 5

Tonight, the Heat are out for the kill and will come out flying. To withstand all of that, the Knicks need to play a near perfect game. They need to do all these things to beat the Heat tonight.

05/09/2012

Steve Novak (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: A Breakdown Of What The Knicks Need To Do To Win Game 3

Tonight’s game against the Heat is obviously a must-win if the Knicks want any chance of winning this series, as slim as it might be. Here’s what New York needs to do to win Game 3.

05/03/2012