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Paul Pierce rivaled Lebron James with a stellar all-around performance against the Heat on Sunday. And the Celtics captain is being properly recognized for his outstanding play of late. On Monday, Pierce was named as the NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week. This is the second time that Pierce has won the award this season, also taking home the honors during the first week of February. Pierce has been dominant over the past three games for the Celtics. To kick off the week, Pierce poured in a season-high 36 points to go along with 10 rebounds in the C's...
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