Found December 23, 2011 on New York Times Sports:
Boston, which opens the season Sunday against the Knicks, has a new squad of players to support Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo.

Paul Pierce says he is day-to-day

The Celtics could have used the Truth day. Celtics fans are looking for the truth in regards to Paul Pierce’s bruised heal. The Captain was talkative after the C’s 104-102 loss to the New York Knicks on Christmas Day. I don’t see it being a month or two. Right now, I’m day-to-day. Paul Pierce ..on [...]

Merry Christmas from Paul Pierce via MSG

Merry Christmas to all of the Boston Celtics fans out there from Redsarmy.  This is our little gift to you, from Paul Pierce who reminds us all just why it's important to have him in the lineup at MSG.  Doc said he might not start but that's just fine because as you can see below, he's been just as if not more important to the finish of games at Madison Square Garden...

Kevin Garnett Shoves Former Teammate Bill Walker After They Exchange Words at End of Season Opener (Video)

Kevin Garnett is one of the NBA's fiercest competitors, which sometimes results in him exchanging words with opposing players. Things got a bit more heated than usual at the conclusion of Sunday's season opener, though. Garnett was unable to sink the final shot, which allowed the Knicks to hold on for a 106-104 victory in what was a very intense, back-and-forth battle at...

Paul Pierce could come off bench in season opener against New York Knicks

Paul Pierce (bruised heel) is still questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Knicks. If he does play, Doc Rivers said it could be as a substitute. (ESPN Boston)“We didn’t even ask him to [participate in practice],” said Rivers. “We won’t ask him to do anything until Saturday, so we’ll see what he can do. Then if he can play, we may play him. If he can...

Pierce "improving" - Blogs: Celtics Insider» Blog Archive » Pierce improving, on team flight to NY via kwout There's no reason to push Paul Pierce to play against the Knicks.  I think they can beat New York without him.  Let him rest and get ready for the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.  Meanwhile, the Mickael Pietrus watch continues.  If he clears waivers...

Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce out versus Knicks– Confirmed

TNT Sports just confirmed that Paul Pierce will sit out today’s season opener at MSG. Sasha Pavlovic will get the start. Paul continues to suffer from a nagging heal injury. Stay tuned to CLNSRadio for more game updates from Manhattan.

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.

Kevin Garnett Shoves Bill Walker After Celtics Loss To N.Y. Knicks

Christmas Day is suppose to bring love, sharing, and gift giving to your fellow man.After the N.Y. Knicks win over the Boston Celtics Sunday afternoon, Celtics star Kevin Garnett and N.Y. Knicks star Bill Walker wanted to bring to Madison Square Garden the gift of FIGHTING.As the two teams were "trying" to exit off the court when Garnett shoved Walker. In the replays...

Rajon Rondo scores 17 as Celtics beat Raptors 81-73

Rajon Rondo scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half, leading the Boston Celtics to an 81-73 victory over Toronto...

For Allen, there's no greener pasture

He could have shaken Danny Ainge’s hand last spring, thanked him for four good years in green and moved on to another city and another challenge. The Celtics were coming off a truncated season, a lockout was looming, and exit visas seemed possible for several players. But Ray Allen has been around the league long enough - 15 seasons with another starting Sunday - to know when he’s...

Injured Pierce to miss opener vs. Knicks (AP)

Boston forward Paul Pierce missed the NBA season opener at New York because of a bruised right heel, and the Celtics hope he can return Tuesday when they visit Miami. Sasha Pavlovic started at forward for the Celtics on Sunday. Coach Doc Rivers says Pierce did little during a light practice Saturday, making it an easy decision to sideline the All-Star.

Knicks defeat Celtics in season opener 106-104

Despite the Celtics playing without Paul Pierce, the Knicks still had to sweat it out before Carmelo Anthony saved Christmas. The Knicks blew an 17-point first-half lead and rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter to secure a 106-104 victory at the new Garden as a sensational Anthony popped...

West defends signing with Pacers

Indiana Pacers power forward David West has heard what Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen said about him. Allen told earlier this week that he was "shocked" West passed up an opportunity to play for the Celtics to sign with the Pacers.
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