25 Apr 2011

Celtics sweep Knicks, Hornets level series

4:42 pm on 25 April 2011

The New Orleans Hornets have levelled their NBA playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers 2-all, after winning game four 93-88 at home, while the underdog Atlanta Hawks beat the visiting Orlando Magic 88-85 to take a surprise 3-1 series lead.

The Boston Celtics swept the New York Knicks in their best-of-seven series, winning game four 101-89 at Madison Square Gardens to advance to a likely showdown with the Miami Heat.

The Heat can book their spot with a win in game five of their series against the 76ers at home midweek.

The 76ers got on the board at home in Philadelphia, winning game four 86-82 but the star-studded Heat lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.