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Paul Pierce entered the game needing nine points to tie Larry Bird for second on the Celtics' all-time scoring list.

Celtics defeat Charlotte on an historic night 94-84

The evening would belong to Paul Pierce. The rest of the Celtics would make sure that Pierce's evening wouldn't be filled with mixed emotions. After an unimpressive first half that saw Pierce struggle mightily, the Celtics play down to Bobcats and allow Charlotte to feel like they were actually an almost-decent team, the Captain finally completed the task that everyone...

Celtics vs. Lakers: I see pride, I see power, I see bad-ass mothers

Stubbornness. Pride. Competitiveness. Maybe even a little stupidity. In the past two days, Paul Pierce and Kobe Bryant — two aging stars on teams that would be seventh seeds if the playoffs started today — have both conceded that championships remain the driving force.Championships. Is it possible for the Big Three to win a second? For Kobe to win a sixth? For the NBA gods...

Pierce Celts' No. 2 scorer, passes Bird (AP)

Paul Pierce knew what was on the line with every shot. The pressure was quite clear to Pierce and anyone else in the arena as he stood on the verge of passing Larry Bird for No. 2 on Boston's career scoring list. He needed only 10 points to overtake Bird when the Celtics hosted Charlotte on Tuesday night and those final three seemed as if they would never come.

Pierce passes Bird for No. 2 in Celtics scoring

Paul Pierce has passed Larry Bird for second place on the Boston Celtics' career scoring list.

Paul Pierce to Pass Larry Bird as 2nd Greatest Scorer in Celtics History

Paul Pierce is just 10 points shy of leap-froggin ahead of Larry Legend, placing him just behind John Havliceck on the all-time scoring list for the Boston Celtics. Pierce should reach the milestone tonight against the Bobcats. From the Herald: “Bird retired with 21,791 regular-season points. John Havlicek, the all-time franchise leader, is a galaxy away with 26,395, which remains...

Celtics-Bobcats post-game videos

In the video above, WEEI speaks with Charlotte Bobcats coach Paul Silas, who won two NBA championships with the Celtics in the 1970s. Silas talks about the differences between Paul Pierce and John Havlicek, saying "They're kind of different players... Havlicek was just very aggressive running all the time. He'd get up and down the floor, ran and banked shots off the...

Nowitzki, Pierce headline NBA All-Star reserves

Dirk Nowitzki and Paul Pierce overcame slow starts to return to the All-Star game, but the lengthy runs of Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan are over.

Kobe Bryant says wrist is fully healthy, and that he never met Larry Bird

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Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 2/7

Herald   Bird: Pierce scores big on variety Kobe Bryant passes Shaq on NBA scoring list NBA roundup: Williams rallies 76ers to 95-90 win over Lakers Knicks lean on Jeremy Lin to top Jazz Globe    Pierce wins Eastern Conference Player of the Week Kobe passes Shaq, but Philly passes LA Defense has been key to the Celtics’ resurgence Celtics Life   JaJuan Johnson speaks...

Small Market NBA Teams Finally Holding On To Stars

                Boston Celtic legend Larry Bird sat down with ESPN’s Bill Simmons to talk about basketball, of old and new. When talking on the idea of ever leaving the Celtics for bigger and brighter lights, Bird said: “If you have an elite player come through, especially a small market, you’ve got to hold on to them players. They’re not born every day.”  The...
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