Found May 02, 2012 on Backyard Sports Blog:
Los_angeles_lakers_c1e7
Can't say I knew Paul Pierce was a big Tim Tebow fan, but apparently he is.  He did the Tebow last night....Twice.  And whadaya know, the Celtics won the game behind Pierce and his 36 points and evened up the series 1-1 against the Atlanta Hawks.  And to add salt to the wound, Hawks star player Josh Smith suffered a knee injury during the game.  The magical power of the Tebow.  Video below. Like this post? Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Paul Pierce “Tebows” on the Hawks logo after the Celtics win

I know a lot of people have mixed feelings about Paul Pierce. Even though he plays for the Celtics, I have an affinity for him. Maybe it’s that he’s from INGLEWOOD. Whatever it is, I respect his confidence on the court. I love that he delivers and then pops sh*t. Tonight following a Celtics win [...]

Video: Paul Pierce is Tebowing

I think the title says it all…

You Can’t Handle The Truth

Paul Pierce willed the Celtics to victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night, dropping 36 points and 14 rebounds in a must-win situation. He absolutely took over in the fourth quarter. What do they say? Big players make big plays in big games? Well Pierce did that again, and he’s earned this montage with a little Eminem dubbed over it. 

GreenLight Madness: Celtics @ Hawks Game 2 ECQF

Earlier we posted highlights of Paul Pierce's masterful performance and now we'll provide some other GreenLights from last night's scintillating win at Atlanta. Keyon Dooling's Threes:   Avery Bradley's Defense (steals and a few nice blocks):     Marquis Daniels' Dunk:   A Pair of Johnsons get SteimRolled:   Pierce gets the Members...

Hawks struggle in 4th, drop Game 2 to Celtics

ATLANTA (AP) -- Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Friday night in Boston, and Rondo will be back for the Celtics in that...

Gang Green goes live at halftime!

Paul Pierce has been going off.  Avery Bradley looks really comfortable.  And the Celtics and Hawks have been locked in a a tight game so far. What's going to happen in the 2nd half?  Join the Gang as they talk about it live at halftime. Watch it here, or hit the jump and join in the conversation via Twitter or the chat room.   Technical issues?  Try the...

Paul Pierce Befuddles Coaches, Opponents With Sneaky Skills as Celtics Hope for Another Huge Performance

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Doc Rivers knows what Hawks coach Larry Drew is going through. After Paul Pierce exploded for 36 points and 14 rebounds in 44 grueling minutes in Game 2, Rivers had a good idea of how he would have reacted in his early days coaching against the Celtics. Rivers always seemed to be at a loss for how the stumbling, herky-jerky forward could take over games despite...

Paul's 36 lead Rondo-less Celts

Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points, and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo -- stunning the Hawks 87-80 Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Friday night in Boston, and Rondo will be back for the Celtics in that one, his...

Celtics Live Blog: Paul Pierce, C's Return Home Hoping to Take Series Lead Over Hawks in Game 3

8 a.m.: Rajon Rondo will be back in uniform, looking to dish the Celtics into the lead in their best-of-seven first-round series. Rondo returns to the team after serving a one-game suspension in Game 2, when Paul Pierce went off for 36 points to even the Eastern Conference playoff series against the Hawks at 1-1. Ray Allen is still no more than a game-time decision, and the Hawks...

Celtics 87, Hawks 80

ATLANTA -- On a night where he knew he would have to come up big, Paul Pierce poured in 36 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Boston Celtics to an 87-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night. Despite being without guard Rajon Rondo, who was suspended for one game for bumping an official in Game 1, and Ray Allen, out with an ankle injury, the Celtics were able to...

Who Is the Most Indispensable Member of the Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics are in the midst of another playoff run, as the C's try to win their 18th banner in the esteemed history of the franchise. The Celtics are trying to win their second title with the same core group of players that won them No. 17. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo lead a Celtics team that defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in six games in 2008...

Celtics clamp down late, take Game 2 87-80

No Rajon Rondo? No Ray Allen? Eh, whatever. Paul Pierce turned into the 2002 version of Paul Pierce and carried the Celtics offensively. 36 points, 14 rebounds and one massive, backbreaking shot after another down the stretch more than made up for the Celtics' firepower that was relegated to viewership status. Calling his performance a thing of beauty would be an insult...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 5/2

Herald  Doc Rivers on Ray Allen: “We’re kind of lost at what to do” Game 2 final: Celtics 87, Hawks 80 Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith has a sprained left knee, status TBD Paul Pierce’s brilliance saves C’s in fourth Quasi-Celtics get even Everyone gets involved for Celtics Penalty as predicted Adjustments pay off as 76ers pull even in series with Bulls Hawks miss...

C's look to even the series without their playmaker in chief

Boston Celtics (0-1) at Atlanta Hawks (1-0) Tuesday, May 1, 2012 7:30 PM ET Round 1 Game #2,  Road Game #2 TV:  NBA-TV,   CSNNE, FSSO, TSN Radio:  WEEI,  WCNN Philips Arena  Referees:  Scott Foster,  Ed Malloy, Scott Wall The Celtics come into this game short handed.  With Rondo out, they are missing their engine.   Others will have to step up their game to make...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.