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In the video above, WEEI speaks with Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas, who won two NBA championships with the Celtics in the 1970s. Silas talks about the differences between Paul Pierce and John Havlicek, saying "They're kind of different players... Havlicek was just very aggressive running all the time. He'd get up and down the floor, ran and banked shots off the board. Pierce is more of a guy going 1-on-1. Havlicek didn't do that. And Pierce is more of a long-range shooter. Havlicek could shoot long-range, but that wasn't really his game."
Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett are interviewed by the media after the jump. Also included is the video played on the Jumbotron after Pierce passed Larry Bird on the Celtics all-time scoring list. The tribute video contains a montage of some of Pierce's most memorable moments over his career, including the game-winner against the Knicks last year where Nate Robinson jumped over him and fell on his he...
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The evening would belong to Paul Pierce. The rest of the Celtics would make sure that Pierce's evening wouldn't be filled with mixed emotions.
After an unimpressive first half that saw Pierce struggle mightily, the Celtics play down to Bobcats and allow Charlotte to feel like they were actually an almost-decent team, the Captain finally completed the task that everyone...
On Tuesday evening, Paul Pierce is set to surpass Larry Bird for second on the Boston Celtics all-time scoring list. Going into tonight’s game against Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Bobcats, Pierce is sitting nine points away from Larry Legend’s mark of 21,791 points scored. He needs ten points to take sole possession of second place. One [...]
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Grizzlies fans seem to be more civil than NY fans but still fun. I love how they start out talking about how old the Celtics are and how they'll run them out of the building and then being amazed at how the Celtics are out-running them. Also every team wonders how Ray Allen gets open shots. He runs his tail off through a ton of screens. These young guys just can'...
Paul Pierce knew what was on the line with every shot. The pressure was quite clear to Pierce and anyone else in the arena as he stood on the verge of passing Larry Bird for No. 2 on Boston's career scoring list. He needed only 10 points to overtake Bird when the Celtics hosted Charlotte on Tuesday night and those final three seemed as if they would never come.
Paul Pierce is just 10 points shy of leap-froggin ahead of Larry Legend, placing him just behind John Havliceck on the all-time scoring list for the Boston Celtics. Pierce should reach the milestone tonight against the Bobcats. From the Herald: “Bird retired with 21,791 regular-season points. John Havlicek, the all-time franchise leader, is a galaxy away with 26,395, which remains...
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