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Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith react after a (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith react after a play in the second half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Game 2: Knicks vs. Celtics

The Knicks extended their series lead to 2-0 with an 87-71 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Kenyon Martin reacts after blocking a shot against
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Kenyon Martin reacts after blocking a shot against the Boston Celtics during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Carmelo Anthony reacts after a basket against the
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Carmelo Anthony reacts after a basket against the Boston Celtics during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Carmelo Anthony reacts after a basket against the
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Carmelo Anthony reacts after a basket against the Boston Celtics during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

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J.R. Smith reacts after a basket during Game
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J.R. Smith reacts after a basket during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Pablo Prigioni defends Paul Pierce #34 of the
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Pablo Prigioni defends Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith react after a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith react after a play in the second half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Pablo Prigioni and Raymond Felton defends Paul Pierce
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Pablo Prigioni and Raymond Felton defends Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Pablo Prigioni and Tyson Chandler defend Paul Pierce
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Pablo Prigioni and Tyson Chandler defend Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

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J.R. Smith accepts his Sixth Man of the
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J.R. Smith accepts his Sixth Man of the Year award before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Iman Shumpert drives against the Boston Celtics' Jeff
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Iman Shumpert drives against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Carmelo Anthony drives against Boston Celtics forward Kevin
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Carmelo Anthony drives against Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Tyson Chandler goes to the hoop against Boston
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Tyson Chandler goes to the hoop against Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 13, 2013)

Tyson Chandler goes to the hoop against the
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Tyson Chandler goes to the hoop against the Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

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J.R. Smith accepts his Sixth Man of the
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J.R. Smith accepts his Sixth Man of the Year award before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Bernie Williams performs the national anthem before Game
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Bernie Williams performs the national anthem before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the Knicks and the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Bernie Williams performs the national anthem before Game
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Bernie Williams performs the national anthem before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the Knicks and the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Raymond Felton lays up a basket during Game
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Raymond Felton lays up a basket during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (April 23, 2013)

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Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the
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Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the
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Carmelo Anthony goes to the hoop against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 23, 2013)

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