After giving up a 10-point lead with less than seven minutes left against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the New York Knicks could have given up.
They didn't, and Jalen Brunson is a big reason why. In the first game of the NBA Playoffs, the 6-foot-1 point guard scored nine points in the last five minutes to help the Knicks win 101-97.
Brunson's driving jumper with less than a minute to go turned out to be very important in the end.
This was a big win for the Knicks, who haven't done well in the playoffs for a long time. Since 2000, they have only made it
As the final buzzer went off, ESPN commentator Dave Pasch talked about how important this win was.
The New York Knicks win Game 1, which is their first Game 1 victory on the road in 24 years!
They had lost their first games away from Madison Square Garden six times in a row.
NBA fans and Knicks fans cheered for the team after they won.