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"I'm coming for ya Ray."
Paul Pierce is number 23 on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Ray Allen is number 22. Pierce has been creeping up on Allen all season, and his 23 points in Monday's victory at New York gave the Captain 23,268 for his career. Meanwhile Ray went scoreless (0-5 from the field, 0-4 on threes) in Miami's loss to Indiana last night (I love that I could include these nuggets of info), leaving him stuck on 23,301.
If Pierce can score his uniform number tonight against the Suns, he'll move past Allen and become the 22nd most prolific scorer in league history. Even if he does, Ray would likely take the position right back tomorrow night in Portland. But considering the fact that Pierce is averaging 19.9 points per game compared to Allen's 11.3, it seems very likely that the current Celtic will soon pass the former Celtic for good.
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After hitting a big shot that would lead to a Boston Celtics 102-96 victory, Celtics forward Paul Pierce decided to do a little bit of taunting towards Knicks fans at Madison Square Garden.Watch as he blows one single kiss to the crowd while back-pedaling:(Courtesy of Pass the Pill)
Maybe the greatest win of the season so far? I haven't really had a lot of ill will against the Knicks, but maybe that's because the Celtics always beat the Knicks. Reading through the comments, it's pretty evident that that's why. The Knicks fans hate the Celtics. It's great to see how much they fear Paul Pierce. It seems like Pierce always has great games at...
The Truth is stepping up.
Captain Paul Pierce individually is having a solid year.
The Celtics however have had far from a stellar season up to this point. Paul Pierce has had to put his leadership skills of being the team captain to the test to help the struggling Celtics get through this tough stretch. This is Pierce’s 15th season with the Celtics so he is no rookie when it comes...
Knicks fans have to be the most classless in the league. They even have the Lakers and Heat fans beat for having the least class in the league. They even beat the Nets fans even though they are now in the same city. Any time you see fans wishing death or injury on a player, all class has left the building. They really had no room to complain about the officials either...
Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce blew a kiss to New York Knicks fans at Madison Square Garden after hitting a 21-footer to seal the win for the Celtics.
The basket by Pierce gave the Celtics a 6 point lead with 45 seconds left and put the game out of reach. Pierce led the Celtics in scoring during Monday night's 102-96 victory over the Knicks.
Paul Pierce buried the Knicks. Again.
Click here for Part 1 from Saturday and Sunday's Part 2. I never intended to write more than one of these, but each consecutive victory has been more impressive than the last. The New York Knicks we're just half a game behind Miami for the top spot in the East, and boasted a 13-3 home record. The Celtics were missing their...
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from New York.
Paul Pierce is this generations Reggie Miller for us Knicks fans. Tonight, watching this game, I thought the intensity was great. The fight and passion was fun to see and both teams wanted this game badly. It is so difficult to...
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Here are highlight videos of three players who had excellent games last night in a win against the New York Knicks. All of these videos and more can be found here.
Jared Sullinger: 10 Points, 5 Rebounds
Avery Bradley: 13 Points, 5 Assists, 3 Rebounds
Paul Pierce: 23 Points, 6 Assists, 3 Rebounds
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he knows for a fact that forward Kevin Garnett never once said something to Carmelo Anthony about his wife during Monday's victory over the New York Knicks.
"Well, No. 1, I know what's been reported did not happen," Rivers said via ESPN.
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In a playoff-esque atmosphere, Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics (17-17) secure their first three-game winning streak of the 2012-13 season in result of a 102-96 victory over the New York Knicks (23-11).
If you missed some of the Atlantic Division match-up due to the tedious BCS National Championship, here is my analysis from the Broadway Showdown.
Tremendous collective effort by...
One of the few items missing from Paul Pierce‘s repertoire is the lack of a trademark celebratory gesture. In more than 14 years in the NBA, Pierce has offered little along the lines of Jason Terry‘s “Jet” flight or Kevin Garnett‘s vicious chest-pound. He has nothing as subtle as LeBron James‘ superhero pose or as unconcealed as Russell Westbrook‘s primal yell. Whenever...
After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Offense: Defense: Overall:
Kind of a blah effort from Rondo for most of the night. He looked aggressive early, and he had spurts of energy, but overall, not much to speak of. He had more energy directing the defense from the bench...
On Monday night the Celtics faced the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden. This was the teams first meeting of the year and was certainly going to be one of their toughest tests are the Knicks hold one of the best records in the NBA. Prior to the game bad news hit Celtic nation as the league suspended Rajon Rondo for one game after making contact with a referee in their last...
Wow. After Rondo’s suspension this afternoon expectations were low for tonight, but the Celtics came together and won what turned out to be a thrilling game. There wasn’t a single Celtic that didn’t contribute tonight, and the C’s emerged victorious in a game where toughness and composure proved to be the difference. Lets get to the bullet points:Paul Pierce found himself...
Tip: 7:30PM Court: Madison Square Garden Watch it: CSNNE Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Tony Brothers, Dick Bavetta and Violet Palmer
Tickets to this and other great Celtics game
On road: 6-11
At home: 13-3
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (19.8 ppg)
Buckets: Carmelo Anthony (29.3 ppg...