The Knicks haven’t lost since March 18 and their best player, Carmelo Anthony, has been playing like a man possessed, averaging 32.7 points per game over his team’s 12-game winning streak.
That span has included two wins over the Celtics — by a combined 34 points — yet many in New England are not intimidated by the prospect of facing New York in the postseason.
The Celtics and Knicks seem to be on a collision course to meet in the first round, and NESN.com NBA editor Ben Watanabe joined Zack Cox on the podcast to discuss whether this is really as good of a matchup as Boston fans seem to think it is.
They also break down the battles currently raging for the No. 1 seed and the No. 8 seed out West and offer their take on the recently announced 2013 Basketball Hall of Fame class.
Listen in the player below or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.