Kevin Garnett sank the go-ahead basket with 14 seconds left, then stole the ball as the Boston Celtics overcame Carmelo Anthony’s 42 points and beat the depleted New York Knicks 96-93 Tuesday night.
If the Knicks want to win this series they need to play their A game offensively, and be decent on defense.
A big New York-Boston playoff series? Where have we seen this before?
Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Rajon Rondo added 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics scored the final 10 points in 96-86 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night.
Shaquille O’Neal scored a season-high 25 points and even hitting four straight free throws as the Boston Celtics came back to beat the New Jersey Nets 89-83 on Wednesday.
The Boston Celtics may be without Rajon Rondo again, but so far Nate Robinson is filling in nicely. Facing the New Jersey Nets may soften the blow of another absence by the NBA’s assists leader.
Rajon Rondo had a triple-double with a career-high 24 assists on Friday night to lead Boston to a 105-101 victory over the New York Knicks.
The Boston fans needed just 45 minutes to pronounce their verdict on the NBA’s alleged new superteam: “Over-rated!”