Rose Leads Knicks To Series Tying Win Against Hawks

powerful second-half performance from three-time All-Star Derrick Rose.
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The New York Knicks secured their first NBA play-off win in eight years and leveled their series with the Atlanta Hawks at 1-1 courtesy of a powerful second-half performance from three-time All-Star Derrick Rose.

New York, in front of a raucous Madison Square Garden, were down by 16 points at the start of the second half when they turned to the 2008 number one draft pick.

Rose delivered with 26 points, including the basket that gave the Knicks the lead for good with just under five minutes left on the clock of game two in the first-round clash.

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