On this Date in 1999:
After a tumultuous season that didn’t have the Knicks clinch a playoff spot until the second-to-last game, the 8th seeded Knicks advance to the Conference Finals with a series sweep of Atlanta.
Latrell Sprewell led the series in scoring with 22.5 Pts/G pic.twitter.com/96MiZ5gtse
— Knicks Film School (@KnickFilmSchool) May 24, 2018
Marcus Camby provides an unforgettable dunk over Dikembe Mutombo and Latrell Sprewell scores 31 points as the Knicks defeat Atlanta 77-70 in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to head back to New York with a 2-0 series lead.
Allan Houston hits one of the greatest shots in Knicks history, a running jumper to knock off the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round.
The Knicks became only the second team in NBA history to upset a 1-seed as an 8-seed.