Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 4/19/12
No Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, or Michael Pietrus. No problem. Paul Pierce and Avery Bradley led the Celtics to a 102-98 win over the Orlando Magic to clinch their fifth straight Atlantic Division title. Pierce scored four of his game-high 29 points in the final 7.6 seconds to clinch the win. Pierce also dished out a career-high 14 assists. Pierce got most of the postgame attention. Dan Duggan has how Pierce stepped up in Rondos absence. Frank Dell’Apa in his Celtics notebook says the rest paid off for the Celtics captain. Paul Pierce dishes out The Truth- Chris Forsberg has how despite being banged up, Pierce single-handedly led the Celtics to the win. Appreciating Paul Pierce’s season- Paul Flannery takes a look at the Celtics’ captain’s entire season. Division title no thrill, but sign of progress- Mark Murphy in his Celtics notebook says winning the title is just step one for this Celtics team. Emotional Doc salutes Pat Summitt- A. Sherrod Blakely has how Doc got emotional in his po...
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