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