The Celtics turned their attention to today’s playoff game in New York, while the Red Sox and Bruins planned to return sports to Boston after the capture of the second suspect in this week’s deadly marathon bombings.
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.
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 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.
Austin Rivers’s 3-pointer at the final buzzer capped a 13-2 closing run by Duke University in its 85-84 victory at the University of North Carolina, the latest chapter in one of college basketball’s best rivalries.