The New York Knicks scored 32 third-quarter points last night, nine more than the Boston Celtics managed in the entire second half, to open a 2-0 lead in their National Basketball Association playoff series.
Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points and J.R. Smith added 30 points to help the New York Knicks win their 11th straight game, 101-83 against the Milwaukee Bucks in a National Basketball Association contest.
LeBron James and Chris Bosh each scored 28 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 107-94 win against the Milwaukee Bucks and sole possession of the third-longest National Basketball Association winning streak at 21 games.
The Milwaukee Bucks won 91-87 to take a 3-2 lead over the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association playoffs, while the Denver Nuggets avoided elimination with a 116-102 win over the Utah Jazz.
Under Armour Inc. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Plank beat the odds in college when he walked on the University of Maryland football team and eventually became a captain. His next challenge could make that feat look easy.