Hello and welcome to the 2013 NBA Playoffs Game 2 between our New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics!


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The New York Knicks took the first win of the series with a huge win in game one, 78-85 with Carmelo Anthony scoring 36 points! Let's freshen our memory with the full highlights:



Other things to cheer for:

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JR Smith has been named 2012-13 Kia NBA Sixth Man



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Pablo Prigioni is listed as probable while Woody made the following statement: "If he can go tomorrow, we'll start him, absolutely"

The Knicks must not lose game two under any circumstances so they can travel without any pressure to Boston for games 3 and 4, Kenyon Martin knowing what it's like:
Its huge, Game 1 hero Kenyon Martin said of Game 2. You dont want to go up there 1-1 facing that team and that crowd. Ive been there.


Also, two random things that happened on this date to get you hyped for the game, looking back into history
In 1997 John Starks receives the same award JR Smith got today, becoming the second Knick to win the NBA Sixth Man Award

In 1972 New York advances to the NBA Finals with a 111-102 Game Five victory at Boston!


Starting Lineups for tonight: