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Knicks Defeat Celtics 85-78 in First Game of Their NBA Playoffs

April 20 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 85-78 to take a 1-0 lead in their National Basketball Association best-of-seven playoff series.

In the second Eastern Conference game today, the Brooklyn Nets host the Chicago Bulls.

Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points to rally the Knicks from a 53-49 halftime deficit on their home court at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks held the Celtics to eight points in the fourth quarter.

Jeff Green led the Celtics with 26 points.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Nancy Kercheval at nkercheval@bloomberg.net

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