Iman Shumpert’s arms were flung out by his sides, an airplane flying down the court, as he mimicked Jason Terry’s signature move. He had just hit a 3-pointer to increase the Knicks’ lead to 20 points.
It was a moment of antagonism in a game that saw Shumpert outplay all of his teammates, leading them into the second round. And it was a moment that he had planned beforehand.
“Honestly I was watching film on the game they won in New York, and my brother pointed out to me when I was watching it that he sort of flew over me and disrespected me,” Shumpert said. “I kind of had it in the back of my head the whole game.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.