New York 121, Boston 114

May 6, 1990

Opening Round - New York wins 3-2

Boston Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 14,890

Officials: Mike Mathis, Darell Garretson, Jake ODonnell

Team Rebounds: New York (0) Boston (0)

Technicals: New York (0) Boston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NYK (45-37) 24 26 37 34 121
BOS (52-30) 32 22 29 31 114

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NYK 96 126.2 118.9
BOS 96 118.9 126.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NYK .615 0.156 0.231 0.321
BOS .505 0.125 0.447 0.202

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Mo Cheeks Starter PG 48:00 8-10 0-0 5-6 18.0 0.0 3 3 7 1 2 0 4 21
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 47:00 14-26 1-1 2-2 25.2 2.0 6 8 10 4 0 4 4 31
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 44:00 8-11 0-0 10-12 27.8 5.0 12 17 4 5 1 1 3 26
55 Kiki Vandeweghe Starter SF 14:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
21 Gerald Wilkins Starter SG 27:00 6-10 0-0 0-0 13.5 1.0 2 3 8 3 1 0 1 12
40 Stuart Gray Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Johnny Newman Bench SF 33:00 4-10 1-1 4-5 3.4 1.0 3 4 1 5 0 0 2 13
6 Trent Tucker Bench SG 22:00 4-6 2-3 4-4 10.8 0.0 3 3 1 3 1 0 0 14
7 Kenny Walker Bench PF 04:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Team                                
        240 46-78 4-5 25-29 116.6 9 30 39 31 23 5 6 15 121
          59.0% 80.0% 86.2%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
33 Larry Bird Starter SF 46:00 11-25 1-4 8-9 21.1 4.0 5 9 5 3 1 1 1 31
3 Dennis Johnson Starter PG 39:00 10-20 1-3 0-0 16.5 1.0 4 5 10 5 1 0 2 21
35 Reggie Lewis Starter SG 41:00 8-13 0-1 3-7 19.4 2.0 3 5 9 3 3 0 2 19
32 Kevin McHale Starter PF 45:00 7-14 1-2 2-3 13.6 2.0 5 7 3 3 0 3 2 17
00 Robert Parish Starter C 41:00 10-15 0-0 2-2 22.2 6.0 3 9 3 4 2 3 2 22
5 John Bagley Bench PG 09:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 -0.5 1.0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 2
53 Joe Kleine Bench C 09:00 0-3 0-1 2-2 1.0 1.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2
4 Jim Paxson Bench SF 07:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 -1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
54 Ed Pinckney Bench PF 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.2 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
11 Michael Smith Bench C 01:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                                
        240 46-94 3-12 19-25 101.4 17 21 38 32 21 8 7 12 114
          48.9% 25.0% 76.0%                    

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mo Cheeks
9.7p, 3r, 5.6a
Gerald Wilkins
14.5p, 4.5r, 4a
Kiki Vandeweghe
11.7p, 2.4r, 1.9a
Charles Oakley
14.6p, 11.9r, 2.4a
Patrick Ewing
28.6p, 10.9r, 2.2a
Rotation  
 
Trent Tucker
8.2p, 2.1r, 2.1a
Johnny Newman
12.9p, 2.4r, 2.2a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Kenny Walker
7.9p, 5r, 0.7a
Stuart Gray
2p, 2.5r, 0.3a

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Dennis Johnson
7.1p, 2.7r, 6.5a
Reggie Lewis
17p, 4.4r, 2.8a
Larry Bird
24.3p, 9.5r, 7.5a
Kevin McHale
20.9p, 8.3r, 2.1a
Robert Parish
15.7p, 10.1r, 1.3a
Lim PT John Bagley
4.3p, 1.6r, 5.5a
 
 
Jim Paxson
6.4p, 1.1r, 1.9a
Ed Pinckney
4.7p, 2.9r, 0.9a
Joe Kleine
5.4p, 4.4r, 0.6a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Smith
5p, 1.5r, 1.2a

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 41.8
FG% Stuart Gray 1.000
3P% Charles Oakley 1.000
FT% Trent Tucker 1.000
ORPG Charles Oakley 4.6
DRPG Patrick Ewing 9.0
RPG Patrick Ewing 12.6
SPG Mo Cheeks 1.8
APG Mo Cheeks 8.6
BPG Patrick Ewing 1.4
PPG Patrick Ewing 29.4

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Larry Bird 42.6
FG% Charles Edward Smith 1.000
3P% Kevin McHale .333
FT% Michael Smith 1.000
ORPG Robert Parish 5.2
DRPG Larry Bird 7.8
RPG Robert Parish 11.0
SPG Robert Parish 1.4
APG Larry Bird 9.4
BPG Kevin McHale 2.0
PPG Larry Bird 26.4

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