Found December 21, 2011 on CLNS Radio:
The Celtics captain, Paul Pierce is expected to miss tonights game against the Toronto Raptors thanks to his nagging heel injury. Pierce has yet to practice with the team and missed Sundays preseason opener also against Toronto. Celtics coach Doc Rivers spoke with the media yesterday on the topic and expressed his concern on the [...]

Your Morning Dump... Where Pierce could miss the opener

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Is he worried about the Knicks game for Pierce? “I’m concerned now,” Rivers said. “For after that, I’m not that concerned, but for the 25th, yeah, I’m concerned about it.” Pierce stayed...

Pierce #8 on list of least liked NBA players

Forbes Magazine has published a poll of the NBA's Most Disliked Players. In a bit of a surprise, Paul Pierce is 8th: Some fans just have strong feelings about Celtics and Lakers players. Plus, Pierce was very outspoken on the union’s negotiating tactics during the recent NBA lockout. I'm not buying it. I highly doubt his role in the lockout impacted his likeability...

Pierce may miss opener against Knicks

Celtics guard Paul Pierce didn't practice because of a nagging heel injury and might not play in Boston's season opener against the Knicks in New York on Christmas Day. Pierce did shoot around after Friday's practice, but coach Doc Rivers said ''I still think it's doubtful'' he'll play Sunday, when the Celtics and Knicks are playing one of the...

Pierce doubtful for Christmas

Via the Globe's Gary Washburn: Doc Rivers said he thinks its "doubtful" Paul Pierce will play Christmas Day vs. Knicks #celtics That's not the best news in the world, but it will be really funny when the Celtics beat the Knicks without him and people freak out about the Knicks being overrated.

Celtics' Pierce might miss opener against Knicks

Celtics guard Paul Pierce didn't practice Friday because of a nagging heel injury and might not play in Boston's season opener against the Knicks in New York on Christmas Day.

Video: Doc Gives Injury Updates, Speaks About Team Chemistry

Doc addressed the media after practice today and voiced his concerns on Paul Pierce's heel injury, as well as praised the team chemistry. He also gave some insights as to what player combinations we might see on the floor together in future games with our bigs.

It's wait and see for Pierce

Paul Pierce took part in informal shooting drills at practice yesterday but his status for the Celtics’ season opener Sunday in New York has not been determined.

Paul Pierce still hurting, will rest today

WALTHAM - Paul Pierce went through a rather lengthy shooting session yesterday, but his bruised right heel again...

Paul Pierce ruled out for final preseason game

Paul Pierce is apparently still suffering from a right heel injury that first acted up at the beginning of training camp and he won't play in the Celtics' final preseason game against Toronto on Wednesday. Doc Rivers commented on Pierce's injury."I'm concerned," Doc Rivers said on Tuesday. "I'm not concerned long-term, but I am concerned short...

Celtics vs. Raptors: Boston’s preseason slate continues (and ends) tonight

Paul Pierce will sit to rest his bruised heel, but professional basketball nonetheless returns to the TD Garden tonight at 7:30 p.m. A few things to watch:Sasha Pavlovic’s debut:The thought of relying on Pavlovic (even slightly) makes me contemplate whether to stick my head into a blazing bonfire. He’s been one of the NBA’s very worst players during  each of the past four...

Three in good company

WALTHAM - If you go by what Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen were thinking back in the summer of 2007,...

Knicks beat Nets in final preseason tuneup

There is no place Tyson Chandler would rather be on Christmas than at Madison Square Garden trying to make life miserable for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. But there is a part of him will miss being in Dallas as they hand out championship rings.

Vegas puts over/under on C's wins at 38.5

The folks at Bovada (formerly BoDog) have put out some new odds for the upcoming season.  Right now they've got the over/under at 38.5.  Here's how they've got the Atlantic division: New York:  41.5 Boston:  38.5 Philadelphia: 36.5 New Jersey Nets: 21.5 Toronto: 16.5 So these oddsmakers have the Celtics behind the Knicks and barely ahed of Philly...
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