The New York Knicks will make their long-awaited return to the NBA Playoffs on Sunday night. The NBA has announced the schedule of opening first-round games, and the Knicks will be at Boston to face the Celtics Sunday at 7 p.m. ET (TNT).
The other Eastern Conference matchups are as follows:
No. 1 Chicago vs. No. 8 Indiana — Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN
No. 2 Miami vs. No. 7 Philadelphia — Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC
No. 4 Orlando vs. No. 5 Atlanta — Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN
Western Conference pairings are not set yet as the outcomes of this evening’s games will determine the seedings.
SB Nation New York will have all of your Knicks’ playoff coverage as we see if Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudemire, Chauncey Billups and the Knicks have found enough chemistry to get past the championship-tested Celtics in the opening round of the playoffs.