Possibly lost in all of the KG "retirement" hoopla last night, was the news that Celtics captain Paul Pierce has been playing through a pinched nerve in his neck for the past two months. The news was originally reported by C's President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge during a 2nd quarter sit down with Mike & Tommy, a weird move considering Pierce himself hadn't admitted mentioned it yet.
After the game, Pierce confirmed that he's been playing banged up.
It's getting better. It's something that's been bothering me probably for like the last two months. It's getting better, though. The last couple weeks have been better than it has been
Well at least it's getting better. I mean what else could possibly happen to this team? To paraphrase Lloyd Christmas in the greatest movie of all time, "We got no Rondo, no Sully, no Barbosa, KG's going to retire, PIERCE'S HEAD IS FALLING OFF!"
Alright so maybe I'm being a...