Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
The NBA Eastern Conference playoff bracket is set and the No. 6 Knicks will face the No. 3 Celtics in the first round.
The Knicks are 0-3 this season against Boston and 6-7 all-time in postseason series.
Here are the matchups:(1) Chicago vs. (8) Indiana
Bulls won series, 3-1
(2) Miami vs. (7) Philadelphia
Heat won series, 3-0
(3) Boston vs. (6) New York
Celtics won series, 3-0
(4) Orlando vs. (5) Atlanta
Hawks won series, 3-1
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.