The seconds ticked down on the Boston Celtics' season as Game 6 against the New York Knicks slipped away, a ferocious fourth-quarter comeback falling just short.
THE FACTS: Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 21 points for the New York Knicks in Boston, as the visitors held off a furious fourth quarter rally by the Celtics to escape with an 88-80 victory Friday night.
THE FACTS: Five Celtics scored in double figures as Boston staved off elimination by beating the Knicks 92-86 in Game 5 of their series at Madison Square Garden.
THE FACTS: Paul Pierce scored 29 points, helping the Boston Celtics withstand a furious second half comeback by the New York Knicks and escape with a 97-90 overtime win. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 36 points for the Knicks, who...Show More Summary
Hanging on a wall of the Celtics' practice facility, opposite the faded banners that hung in the old Boston Garden a half-century ago, is a spotless one.
THE FACTS: Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 26 points, taking the lead in a dominating effort by the New York Knicks, as the visitors cruised to a 90-76 win over the Boston Celtics. With the victory, the Knicks have taken commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven first round series. Show More Summary
New York Knicks swingman J.R. Smith was ejected from Friday night's playoff game against Boston for elbowing Celtics guard Jason Terry in the face.
The TD Garden was swarming with police Friday night for the playoff game between the Boston Celtics against the New York Knicks.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the New York Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grievi...
Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.
THE FACTS: Carmelo Anthony went for 34 points and J.R. Smith added 19 as the Knicks took a 2-0 series lead over the Boston Celtics with an 87-71 win at Madison Square Garden.
The New York Knicks not only expect a Boston adjustment, they can guess what it is.
THE FACTS: Carmelo Anthony scored 17 of his game-high 36 points in the second half, including a critical steal and layup with two and a half minutes remaining, and the Knicks fended off the Boston Celtics, 85-78, to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series at Madison Square Garden.
The New York Knicks were without starting guard Pablo Prigioni in their playoff opener, going with rookie Chris Copeland against the Boston Celtics.
THE FACTS: The Toronto Raptors (34-48) won their season-high tying fifth game in a row by defeating the Boston Celtics (41-40) 114-90 at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday.
With Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" playing over the loudspeakers and scores of Toronto Raptors fans showing their support, the Boston Celtics returned to the court for their first game since the bombing attack at the Boston Marath...
The Boston Celtics' home game against the Indiana Pacers scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled because of the Boston Marathon bombings.
National Basketball Association game scheduled for Tuesday, April 16 between the Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden has been canceled. The game will not be rescheduled.
THE FACTS: The Boston Celtics clinched the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs by trouncing the Orlando Magic 120-88 Saturday.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are expected to play Friday when the Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics.