Winter storm warning: The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the state Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.  Stay with WTIC NewsTalk 1080 for the latest forecast, and for traffic problems resulting from the weather. Read More


Celtics Go Up 2-0 On Knicks With 96-93 Win

View Comments
Kevin Garnett, Jared Jeffries

Kevin Garnett sank the go-ahead basket with 14 seconds left, then stole the ball as the Boston Celtics overcame Carmelo Anthony’s 42 points and beat the depleted New York Knicks 96-93 to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series on Tuesday night.

The Knicks played the entire second half without Amare Stoudemire, who had back spasms. Chauncey Billups missed the game with a sore left knee.

Garnett hit the decisive jump hook after backing Jared Jeffries into the lane. The Knicks then got the ball to Anthony, who was double-teamed and passed inside to Jeffries. But Garnett stole the ball and called timeout with 4 seconds remaining.

The Knicks fouled Delonte West, who made two free throws.

Rajon Rondo led Boston with a career playoff-high 30 points.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 882 other followers