Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 18 rebounds, Jeff Green had 18 points and the Boston Celtics avoided elimination with a 92-86 win over the Knicks on Wednesday night, cutting New York's series lead
Two series mercifully ended as playoff heavyweights delivered final knockout punches while one veteran squad refused to say no mas in a potential elimination game.
The NBA regular season ended on Wednesday. The playoff begin this weekend. The matchups are below with a mention of when each series begins.