Celtics weather the Knicks' best shot

Updated: April 18, 2011, 8:47 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Think about all the fortuitous things that had to happen for the Boston Celtics to win Game 1 of their series against the New York Knicks, most of which occurred in the final frantic minute of Sunday's 87-85 victory.

A perfectly executed inbounds alley-oop that took five-tenths of a second. A very timely offensive foul on Carmelo Anthony ("What I thought and what they called are two different things," Anthony said) and an equally timely non-call on a Kevin Garnett pick leveling ...

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