May 16, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Boston Celtics center Tacko Fall (99) rebounds in front of New York Knicks forward Obi Toppin (1) and forward Jabari Parker (20) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
The result of the final game of the regular season for the Boston Celtics certainly shouldn’t have surprised anyone.
Our C’s already had the seveth seed locked up with no chance of improving their playoff positioning coming into this game. On the other hand, the New York Knicks were playing for the fourth seed and homecourt advantage in the first round.