Knicks Withstand Brown's 46, Outlast Celtics In 2 OTThe Knicks showed off more offensive punch than last season’s team that finished 41-31 in its first season under Coach of the Year Tom Thibodeau, making the playoffs for the first time since 2013.
Boston Celtics Fan Accused Of Throwing Water Bottle At Brooklyn Nets Star Kyrie Irving Appears In CourtThe bottle was thrown Sunday night as the Nets walked off the court after beating the Celtics during a playoff game.
Tatum's 50 Points Carry Celtics Over NetsJames Harden led the Nets with 41 points, Kevin Durant had 39 and Irving finished with 16 on 6-of-17 shooting.
Nets Recover From Stars' Slow Start, Beat CelticsDurant, Irving and Harden scored 28 of the Nets' 31 points in the period, with Joe Harris — who made Brooklyn's only 3-pointer of the first half — hitting another for the other points.
Nets Back Atop East After Beating CelticsThe Nets got their running game going again, with Harris making consecutive 3-pointers off passes from Irving to cap a 10-0 spurt that pushed the lead to 86-70 in the final minute of the third.
Celtics Rally In 4th Quarter To Beat KnicksRJ Barrett was 6-for-6 on 3-pointers and scored 29 points for the Knicks, who have dropped two straight — each by two points — and five of six.
Brown Leads Celtics In Rout Of NetsCaris LeVert was held to 13 points, after scoring a career-high 51 in an overtime victory over the Celtics in March just before the suspension of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
LeVert Scores 51 Points, Nets Stun Celtics In OTIt was a stunning end to a four-game losing streak for Brooklyn, which is trying to hold onto the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Irving Scores 17 In Return As Celtics Top Sloppy Nets 116-95Kyrie Irving scored 17 points to lead eight players in double figures as the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-95.
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The 2017 NBA Offseason And The 2018 Conference FinalsThe two biggest moves of the 2017 NBA offseason helped set the stage for this year's Eastern and Western Conference Finals match-ups.