Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 8/8/12
The second matchup of the tournament will have Paul Pierce and Mickael Pietrus facing off.  Both plays were significant in their own way, and both symbolized things to come… or so we thought.  Check out the descriptions of the matchups below. #2 Seed: Paul Pierce’s Cold-Blooded Three: The Celtics dropped the first two games in Miami during the Eastern Conference Finals, the first was a relatively routine type of loss while the second was a killer.  Down 0-2, they rallied to take both games at home setting up a pivotal Game 5 in Miami.  The game was close throughout and clinging to a mere one-point lead as the clocked ticked under one-minute left in the game, Paul Pierce did what he has done so many times in his career: defined hero ball by taking a risky three-pointer with LeBron James right on him, with the game and likely season in the balance.  Pierce drills it, silencing the Miami crowd and igniting dreams of third trip to the NBA Finals as well as eliminating LeBron again in th...
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