The Celtics trail their best-of-seven first-round series against the Knicks, three games to one, with Game 5 Wednesday night in New York. A win would extend their season to Game 6 Friday at TD Garden and, in the grander scheme, push them closer to becoming the first NBA team to overcome a 3-0 series deficit.
“We have no pressure at this point,” Kevin Garnett said Tuesday. “It should be an all-out mentality and you should play with a free mind and an aggressive mind and take this thing one game at a time and see what happens.”
But the Celtics have a mile-long to-do list if they want to steal a win in New York, where they have lost twice, in rather ugly fashion. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.