“I think for the most part, from the start of the game and throughout the whole game, I think we played with a sense of urgency today,” Anthony said after the game. “We played the way we’ve been playing as far as competing at the highest level.”
Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, 16 during a 30-2 New York onslaught in the second half, the Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 105-79 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game.
The Knicks have to continue to play small, and play their game. Now isn’t the time to panic. Not yet, anyway.
The Knicks will not concede they have a “big” problem — yet. Check back if they lose Game 2 on Tuesday night.
The ball needs to move better. The stars need to shoot better. The Knicks don’t win this series if Raymond Felton is their best player on the floor. It’s that simple. This ain’t the Celtics anymore. These are the Pacers. This is for real.
Carmelo Anthony shot 10-of-28 in the Knicks’ 102-95 defeat to the Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Carmelo Anthony isn’t letting a sore shoulder get in his way when the Knicks square off against the Pacers on Sunday
Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points against the rugged Indiana defense, and the Knicks clinched the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Deron Williams scored 33 points and the Brooklyn Nets secured home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 117-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
There’s no other way to say it: Wednesday night’s loss to the Pacers was a disgrace.
The Indiana Pacers looked ready for the playoffs. The New York Knicks looked like they wanted a longer All-Star break.
Brooklyn figured out how to win without its most versatile offensive player Monday night. Feed Brook Lopez early and often, keep Reggie Evans active on the glass and put the ball in Joe Johnson’s hands with the game on the line.
Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night.
To win six straight games for the first time in nearly seven years, they’ll have to end Indiana’s own four-game streak on Sunday in Brooklyn.
Paul George scored seven of his 25 points during a decisive 13-0 fourth-quarter run, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York 81-76 on a night the Knicks were without their top scorer, Carmelo Anthony.