Eastern Conference Playoffs

Pressure Is On Hawks As Nets Look To Take 3-2 Lead In First RoundAtlanta has to know exactly what Brooklyn is feeling right now. And that knowledge might be scary.
Capitals Beat Islanders, Advance To Face Rangers In Conference SemisBraden 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.
Rangers Advance, Win Game 5 2-1 On Hagelin Goal In OTThe 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.
Nets Beat Magic, Sneak Into Playoffs After Pacers LossThe 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.
Nets Beat Raptors 97-83 To Force Game 7Deron 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.
Schmeelk: Let's Face It, The Knicks Simply Aren't In The Heat's ClassThe 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.
Schmeelk: 6 Things The Knicks Must Do To Beat The Heat In Game 5Tonight, 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.
Schmeelk: A Breakdown Of What The Knicks Need To Do To Win Game 3Tonight’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.