By Brian Faith, Knicks Fan Since ‘93
The Knicks have utilized a lethal pick and roll attack, and historic defensive performances in the second halves to protect home court and take a 2-0 series lead. They say a series doesn’t start until a road team wins, but Doc Rivers dismissed that theory in his post-game press conference after Game Two.
Expect a lot of adjustments from the Celtics as the series shifts to Boston for games three and four. Let’s take a look at how the Knicks won the first two games, and the potential adjustments we can expect from Doc Rivers and the Celtics.
All stats courtesty of NBA.com/stats.