Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 18 rebounds as the Boston Celtics avoided National Basketball Association postseason elimination for the second straight game with a 92-86 victory last night at the New York Knicks.
Roy Behren and two colleagues waited about 20 minutes last night before BGC Partners Inc. equity derivatives head Richard Anthony walked through Madison Square Garden’s 31st Street VIP entrance wearing a tie, pocket square, shoes and laces in New York Knicks orange.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 53 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder reached the National Basketball Association’s Western Conference finals with a 106-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rajon Rondo’s 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists sparked the Boston Celtics to an 85-75 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers to advance to the National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat.
LeBron James scored 45 points and had 15 rebounds as the Miami Heat handed the Boston Celtics a 98-79 home drubbing to force a decisive seventh game in the National Basketball Association Eastern Conference finals.