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 battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta’s 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the E... Read Post
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