At this stage of his career, Paul Pierce can no longer do every night what he did against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday. Call it aging. Call it unselfishness. Call it deferring to maintain proper team dynamics. You can call it whatever you want, really.
But whatever it is, it always happens for long enough to make people forget about him. And then, he puts together a game like he did Tuesday, leading the Celtics to an improbable win without Rajon Rondo, and everyone remembers again.
Paul Pierce scored 24 points in 17 minutes of action to lead the Boston Celtics to an easy 101-79 win over the Atlanta Hawks and a commanding 3-1 Eastern Conference quarterfinals lead. The Celtics' only scary part of the night was P... Read Post
It was a masterful performance by Paul Pierce on Tuesday night, one of many masterful playoff performances that we have seen from Pierce over the course of his illustrious career. "The Truth" poured in 36 points, 13 of them coming i... Read Post
If the Atlanta Hawks are going to be a playoff team in the Eastern Conference, winning Monday's game against the Utah Jazz was a must. The Hawks are clinging to one of the last playoff spots, trying to hold off teams like the Detroi... Read Post