Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/25/12
ORLANDO - Paul Pierce missed a potential game-winning shot in regulation, but he didn't miss in overtime, hitting the key three-pointer that propelled the Boston Celtics to a 116-110 victory over the Orlando Magic Sunday night. Pierce, the 10-time All-Star, scored 23 points and hit the only shot he took in the extra period with 2:10 remaining, igniting a final charge and giving the Celtics a lead they never lost. Kevin Garnett led everyone with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Point guard Rajon Rondo had 15 points, 16 assists and nine rebounds. "There was a sense of urgency in the overtime period that wasn't there earlier," Pierce said. "And anytime I see a little daylight, I'm going to take the shot. Tonight was about finding a way to grind it out. And we did." The Magic (5-8) were led by reserve J.J. Redick with 21 points and point guard Jameer Nelson with 20. Magic reserve Josh McRoberts had a career-high 14 rebounds and three blocked shots. The Celtics (8-6) dominated m...
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