Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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The second final four matchup features two huge three-pointers at different yet equally important times.  One was by The Truth, the other by Rondo.  I know which one I would vote for (hint: the ECF, on the road, is far more significant). #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 the pla...
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
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