The regular season of the NBA has come to a close and the playoffs are here. See the official schedule of games and seedings.
Tempers flared at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night shortly after the Boston Celtics pulled off a 92-86 win over the New York Knicks in Game 5 of their playoff series.
The Knicks will try to end their best-of-seven series Wednesday night in front of New York’s fans — and Anthony is confident his team can get it done.
“He’s good. He’s good to go,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said of Garnett during a conference call with reporters. “He’ll practice tomorrow, and he’ll play on Friday.”
“If he’s able to make it back, he will be back in the rotation, ready to play,” Woodson said. “I’m expecting him to do what he was doing before he left. He played some pretty good, positive minutes for our ballclub before he got hurt.”
The NBA Playoffs have begun and Lang Whitaker from NBA.com joined me to break down the first-round battles.
A person with knowledge of the voting results tells The Associated Press that J.R. Smith has won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award.
For the Boston Celtics, it’s time for the real season to begin.
Carmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.
The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.
The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler, Kenyon Martin and — surprise! — Rasheed Wallace all on the mend.
After watching the Terps fall to North Carolina and Villanova whip 5th ranked Georgetown I spent some time with an old friend Wednesday night.