This Date in Knicks History: May 23

Melo Named to Second Team All-NBA

(1993)  Knicks open up the Eastern Conference Finals with a 98-90 victory over Chicago at MSG.  Knicks outscore the Bulls 43-29 in the game’s final 19 minutes. Patrick Ewing and John Starks score 25 points apiece.

(1999) Knicks defeat Atlanta 90-78 at MSG to grab a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The teams combine for 25 third-quarter points, marking the fewest points in a quarter in Knicks playoff history.

(2013) Carmelo Anthony named second team All-NBA.