Boston's 10 greatest wins of 2011
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
4. Celtics get leg up on KnicksScore: 87-85
Date: April 17
Trailing the Knicks by 1 with 12 seconds left in Game 1 of the playoffs, Ray Allen (pictured) drained a 3-pointer to put the Celtics out in front for good. The thrilling win set the tone for the series, which the Celtics took easily in four games. Allen had 24 points while Rajon Rondo fell one assist and rebound shy of another triple-double.