Found April 05, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
BOSTON — After the Celtics had finished taking their official team photo on Friday, their captain called every player back as they dispersed. Paul Pierce insisted his teammates return to the risers set up at halfcourt of the parquet for a second team photo, this one including the team’s ball boys. The smiling Celtics joined the guys who rebound and shag balls from them during the season in a cool moment of appreciation. Check it out in the photo below. Pierce insisted that all the Celtics take a team photo with the ball boys, too.— Ben Watanabe (@BenjeeBallgame) April 05, 2013

Why Pierce Missed Monday's Game

If you were watching Sunday night's contest in New York, you may have noticed Paul Pierce icing his ankle late in the fourth quarter. The Truth had suffered a sprain to that ankle earlier in the game and as a result he missed Monday night's match-up at Minnesota. But was it really all just because of a bum ankle? Celtics insider, A. Sherrod Blakely, had originally reported...

Paul Pierce Missed Game for Birth of Son, Prince, Warns That Child Will Be Ready to Play in 18 Years

When players miss games for ambiguous “personal reasons,” fans are left to wonder just how important those reasons were. In Paul Pierce‘s case, they were important personally — but also for the team, if Pierce’s prediction turns out to be true. The Celtics linchpin skipped Monday night’s game because his first son was being born. He announced the news to WEEI on Wednesday...

Celtics' Pierce out against Cavs with sore ankle

Boston forward Paul Pierce missed the Celtics' home game Friday night against Cleveland because of a sore left ankle. Coach Doc Rivers said before the game that the Celtics were being cautious with Pierce, but expected him to be available Sunday when they host the Washington Wizards. Pierce also missed a game at Minnesota on Monday for the birth of his son. The Celtics were...

Video: Celtics/Pistons postgame interviews

More postgame interviews as they become available. On a side note, congrats to Paul Pierce and his wife on their newborn son Prince Pierce. Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.

Sean Grande: KG and Pierce Return Tonight

What you're waiting for; Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce return tonight. Avery Bradley will play. Bass and Green join them in the starting 5.— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) April 7, 2013 So we finally get a look at the Celtics lineup that we have all been waiting for. Avery Bradley and Paul Pierce in the back cour. Jeff Green, Brandon Bass and KG in the front court. Woo...

Jeff Green and Paul Pierce work together to create mismatches for opponents

Jeff Green and Paul Pierce have been working well together on offense.Doc Rivers recently told the media that during the playoffs, he is considering using a lineup that includes Paul Pierce and Jeff Green both starting at shooting guard and small forward. This was obviously a revelation, since what would presumably be the playoff starting lineup (Bradley-Pierce-Green-Bass-Garnett...

Celtics Video: Doc on Garnett & Pierce's Return

BOSTON – Kevin Garnett makes his long-awaited return to the floor Sunday evening along with Paul Pierce as the Celtics face a revamped Wizards team that has reinvented itself upon the return of John Wall. Garnett will return to the…

Random Thoughts on Reports out of Practice

Photo courtesy of @ESPNForsberg There is some encouraging news out of practice today. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett participated in practice today with Doc saying that there were no restrictions on either one of them. But, of course, the news couldn't be all good, could it? Avery Bradley sat out practice with a sore collarbone that was injured when Kyrie Irving caught...

5 Things Celtics must do to win tonight - Cavaliers 4/5

Tonight, the Celtics will remain home for another game against a below .500 team. This time the opponent will be the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs record this season is a weak 22-52, so this game should be won. They just need to put up the effort. Here are tonight's five things: 5. GET CRAWFORD HOT AGAIN: In these last seven games, the Celtics will need to be at their absolute...

Join us live at halftime for the UBURGER halftime show

The Celtics try to hold on to the 7th seed with the return of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the lineup… joined by Jeff Green in what could be a preview of the team’s playoff starters.  We’ll be talking about it at halftime with you… There are 3 ways to join: Tweet us with the #RedsArmy tag.  You don’t even have to mention anyone, we’ll see it with the tag. Submit...

Game #76 Recap: Boston Celtics Fall to Cleveland Cavaliers

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics lost a close one to the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night at TD Garden 97-91.  The Celtics were without their two leaders; Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.  Garnett is still out with an ankle inflammation, and…

Jeff Green Starting to Embrace Role of Forming Lethal Combination With Paul Pierce

BOSTON — The doubts are raised after every disappointing shooting night. In some cases, they pop up even more suddenly, such as any offensive possession that passes without a replay-worthy dunk. Jeff Green exists in only two versions in the eyes of some observers: the game-dominating freak of nature or the milquetoast waste of four years and $36 million weighing down a Celtics...

Celtics Clinch Playoff Appearance: 39-37 Record Places them 3rd in Atlantic Division

Celtics fans can relax a bit before playoffs start the last week of this month as they know their team will be one of the contenders. The only question left is who they will face in the first round!Coach Doc Rivers stated that he would rather not play Miami in the first round but that his team will be prepared to face anyone! Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett re-affirmed this by saying...

Celtics Survive Beating Pistons 98-93

The Celtics returned home to take on the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night at the TD Garden. With a win tonight and a 76er loss on the road the Celtics would clinch a playoff spot. The team did just that but they sure don't make things easy on themselves. Led by a huge night from Jeff Green, who finished with 34 points, the Celtics snuck by Detroit 98-93. The Pistons really...

Celtics's Struggles Continue; As The Cavs End Theirs

With a game like this, following a losing skid that has seen the Celtics drop 7 of their past 10 game, it would be easy to blame the injuries to Garnett or any other member of this decimated team but these recent losses are starting to become a cause for concern. The team is limping towards the playoffs and is in danger of losing its position in the seeding. To make matters worse...
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