Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 1/31/13
Two games into the 'Post-Rondo' era, the Celtics have been able to thrive off of ball movement and a balanced offensive attack. They have picked up assists on 46 of the 75 field goals (61.3%) that they've scored against Miami and Sacramento, despite the fact that the leagues leading assist man is not on the floor. The team's assist leader over the past two games? Well that would be one Paul Pierce, who has dished out 14 helpers in the two wins combined. So is this ushering in the new age of 'Paul Pierce - facilitator'? Umm, no. Well at least not according to Celtics coach Doc Rivers, who called Pierce out for trying a little too hard to get others involved, at the expense of his own offense, during the first half of last night's game. I got on Paul at the beginning of the game because I thought he was trying to be the facilitator – he must’ve read some of your all dumb-ass articles – and then once he started moving the ball, he was great. Because he’s still our scorer. I said, ‘...
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