With Kevin Garnett limited by foul trouble, Boston fell into 2-0 hole versus the Knicks:
And a look at how things are playing at ESPN New York:
With Kevin Garnett limited by foul trouble, Boston fell into 2-0 hole versus the Knicks: And a look at how things are playing at ESPN New York:
NEW YORK -- The Celtics have done a solid job defending the 3-point line during the first two games of an Eastern Conference first-round series against the Knicks, but they let up just long enough during Tuesday's Game 2 and it might have ultimately caused them to unravel.
Game 2 between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics was once again a tale of two halves. The Celtics led by six at halftime, shot 56 percent from the field, and held the Knicks to 38 percent shooting.
NEW YORK -- Following the Celtics' 85-78 loss in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series with the New York Knicks, head coach Doc Rivers felt Jeff Green had been asked to do too much, between his scoring and having to defend Carmelo Anthony.
NEW YORK -- Rapid reaction after the New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 87-71 during Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at Madison Square Garden.
NEW YORK -- Basketball, finally.While the Boston Celtics admit there are far worse cities to be stranded in than New York, the 72-hour crawl to the start of Game 2 has been arduous, particularly as they've been dwelling on a sloppy Game 1 loss.
The Boston Celtics visit the New York Knicks in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series Tuesday night. Here's what to watch for:* MORE TOUCHES, SHOTS FOR KG: Keeping with the annual spring tradition, the Celtics have preached a desire to get Kevin Garnett more touches and better shots in the postseason (this after he had a quiet Game 1, offensively).
NEW YORK -- After scoring 20 points in the first half of the Celtics' 85-78 loss to the Knicks in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series, Jeff Green mustered just six points over the final 24 minutes as he logged a game-high 45:35 of floor time and spent a portion of that defending New York's Carmelo Anthony.
NEW YORK -- More than 72 hours will have passed between the conclusion of Saturday's Game 1 and tipoff for Tuesday's Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series between the Celtics and Knicks.