The New York Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 82-76 in Game 2 of the NBA playoffs in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at American Airlines Arena.
The series is now tied at 1-1 and the teams will meet again in Game 3 at Madison Square, Friday.
Patrick Ewing and Charlie Ward led a balanced New York scoring attack with 13 points apiece, while
Jamal Mashburn led all scorers with 25 points and Alonzo Mourning recorded 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Heat.
TRAIL BLAZERS OUTLAST THE JAZZ 103-85
The Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Utah Jazz, 103-85, in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
The Blazers take the 2-0 series lead against Utah and will play Game 3 in the best-of-seven series Thursday night at the Delta Center.
Blazer's Arvydis Sabonis chipped in 10 points, five rebounds and four assists to help them take the lead, while Jazz's Karl Malone netted 15 points in 30 minutes and Bryon Russell contributed 12 points - (Several Sources).
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