The Knicks beat the Hawks on the tiebreaker with three straight wins over Atlanta during the regular season. Both teams finished 41-31, breaking long playoff droughts. We've got a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence going into New York,” Okongwu said.
The New York Knicks snag the number 4 seed in the 2021 NBA Playoffs and will face off agains the number 5 seed Atlanta Hawks.
The play-in tournament is set to start Tuesday night with four Eastern Conference teams squaring off.