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This Date in Knicks History: April 29

Ewing Dominates Nets En Route to Playoff-Opening Victory
by Charlie Widdoes

(1970) Knicks pull out a 111-108 overtime victory in Los Angeles to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals.

(1973) After squandering a 3-1 series lead against the Boston Celtics, the Knicks win a decisive Game 7 in Boston 94-78, becoming the first team to beat the Celtics in a Game 7.

(1988) Knicks return to the playoffs after a three-year absence, losing Game 1 at Boston 112-92.

(1994) Knicks open up the 1993-94 postseason with a 91-80 win over the Nets at Madison Square Garden.  Knicks finish the game on a 27-12 run. Patrick Ewing leads the way with 25 points, 13 rebounds and five assists.