Found March 06, 2013 on NESN.com:
These are the moments Paul Pierce lives for. The score was tied, the Celtics had possession and there was enough time for one final shot to steal a road win against one of the NBA’s elite clubs. In almost every similar situation previously, the ball has gone to Pierce, his teammates have cleared his side of the floor and the shifty veteran has gone to work for the inevitable, contested midrange jump shot. Only this time, with the Celtics and Pacers knotted up and 23.6 seconds remaining at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday, Pierce assumed a very different role. Instead of taking the big shot, Pierce set the decisive screen to free Jeff Green for the game-winning layup. In doing so, Pierce and the Celtics did more than just earn an 83-81 win over Indiana. They changed the entire conversation regarding their place in the Eastern Conference playoff race from here on. “Gutsy team win,” Pierce said immediately afterward. “This is one of the best wins of the year. Hopefully this can pro...
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