Up 2-0, Knicks Looking Towards Emotional Atmosphere in Boston

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By JOSH NEWMAN
Special to ZAGSBLOG

Carmelo Anthony

NEW YORK – Down 2-0 in their best-of-seven first-round series following an 87-71 loss to the Knicks on Tuesday evening, it’s not like the Boston Celtics and their fans need any further reason to get psyched up as the series heads to TD Bank Garden for Games 3 and 4 on Friday and Sunday, respectively.

However, these are rare, unsettled times in Boston thanks to the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15 that killed three people and wounded nearly 200. In the wake of the bombing, the Celtics final home game against the Indiana Pacers was canceled, meaning that they haven’t played at home since the bombing. That alone should make for an emotionally-charged atmosphere on Friday evening.

“We’re fine, we take it one day at a time,” Carmelo Anthony said. “We’ll deal with Friday’s game when that day comes. We gotta…

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