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The New York Post:
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...
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Paul Pierce didn’t play yesterday, despite a mentality that led him to tell reporters, “If there was the slightest chance I could play, I’d definitely be out there.”A bone bruise in Pierce’s heel continues to sideline the small forward, who was especially missed in the fourth quarter yesterday when Boston’s offense lacked any semblance of rhythm or identity (a problem...
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 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...
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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...
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 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.
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, including a pair of free throws with the game tied and 16 seconds left, and the New York Knicks survived a seesaw season opener Sunday to beat the Boston Celtics 106-104. Amare Stoudemire added 21 points and Toney Douglas had 19 for the Knicks, who led by 17 in the first half, trailed by 10 in the fourth quarter, then pulled out a thrilling Christmas victory in...
Welcome to Part 3 of my three-part Eastern Conference Preview.
In Part 1, I analyzed the ongoing debate between Rajon Rondo and Derrick Rose – and two different styles of point guard they represent.
In Part 2, I picked apart two myths we are hearing everywhere that are based on flawed logic – namely, that the Indiana Pacers will be good and that old teams will have a harder team...
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.
Paul Pierce remained 'doubtful' to help the Boston Celtics tip off the NBA season against the New York Knicks on Sunday, coach Doc Rivers told reporters.
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, including a pair of free throws with the game tied and 16 seconds left, and the New York Knicks survived a seesaw season opener Sunday to beat the Boston Celtics 106-104.
Like so many other NBA superstars, it’s no secret that Carmelo Anthony is a fan of fashion. When a lockout prevented Melo from focusing his efforts on basketball, the Knicks small forward filled the void with an appearance in Vogue Italia, he caused quite a sensation as a front row fixture during Fashion Week in New York, and he debuted his signature Jordan Brand sneakers. For...
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