A few days ago, Boston was looking at a sweep by the Knicks – now it's 3-2 after a 92-86 win.
Both Boston and Toronto fizzled at the end of the season but expect to be sharp for the playoffs.
Brandon Workman takes a perfect game into the seventh inning and Portland beats Reading.
The Bulldogs show all facets of their game against Thornton, and move within one of last season's victory total.
Girls' lacrosse: An early 5-0 lead plus four goals by Elyse Caiazzo help the Stags beat Portland, 9-7.
The Knicks will be home and have J.R. Smith returning; Boston wants to return home for a Game 6.
Boston is denied a club-record 19th win in April when Toronto uses homers for a 9-7 victory.
Coming out or not, Jason Collins, who has been in the NBA for 12 seasons, should draw interest.