Found February 07, 2012 on Celtics Life:
Herald   Bird: Pierce scores big on variety Kobe Bryant passes Shaq on NBA scoring list NBA roundup: Williams rallies 76ers to 95-90 win over Lakers Knicks lean on Jeremy Lin to top Jazz Globe    Pierce wins Eastern Conference Player of the Week Kobe passes Shaq, but Philly passes LA Defense has been key to the Celtics’ resurgence Celtics Life   JaJuan Johnson speaks on Memphis game Rare footage: Rajon Rondo's 55 point game in high school Paul Pierce named Eastern Conference Player of the Week Time for The Truth Happy 30th birthday, Mickael Pietrus! CelticsBlog  Celtics Climb The Power Rankings Teams Can Offer 10-Day Contracts Now This Just In: Celtics Are Good At Defense Billups Suffers Achilles Injury: May Be Out For A Year Can Paul Pierce Catch Hondo On The Scoring List? ESPN    Approaching (Larry) Legend status Paul Pierce set to pass Larry Bird on Boston Celtics' scoring list Power Rankings: C's climbing fast Pierce named Player of the Week Outside the P...
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