Found January 27, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Paul Pierce played more than 44 minutes in Orlando on Thursday night, then boarded a plane with his Celtics teammates and arrived in Boston after 3 a.m. Friday.

Is Paul Pierce the Greatest Scorer in Celtics History?

Paul Pierce appeared to be well on his way to breaking the Celtics' franchise record for most seasons averaging at least 20 points per game. But after his ninth NBA season, Pierce's scoring abruptly fell by 5.4 points per game, and he has only averaged more than 20 points per game once in the past five years. What happened? The arrival of Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen changed...

Your Morning Dump... Where Doc nearly pulled the plug on comeback

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I told the guys in the locker room [at halftime], if we just cut this lead in half, they’ll give us a chance to win the game,’’ said Pierce. “Once we saw the lead go to 11 at the end of the third...

Celtics Live Blog: Paul Pierce, C's Return to Boston Hoping for Different Outcome Against Pacers

8 a.m.: Paul Pierce and the surely weary Celtics return to Boston on Friday to take on the Pacers, looking to build off Thursday's comeback against the Magic. The Celtics have looked outmatched in two previous meetings with the Pacers, who are battling for position atop the Eastern Conference. That was before this week, however, when the team appeared to turn a corner in winning...

Celtics 94, Pacers 87: Paul Pierce, defense lead win

Boston’s first win against Orlando was a statement.We can beat a winning team.The second win against Orlando was an exclamation.Count us out at your own peril.Their third sraight win against winning teams — and fourth consecutive victory overall — was more business-like. There would be no insanely ecstatic Kevin Garnett interview with Craig Sager tonight. Doc Rivers would...

Pierce, Celtics keep up pace

The Celtics did not plan to be a .500 team at this point in the season. Nor could they have foreseen having to depend on Paul Pierce to both set up teammates and carry the scoring load.

Celtics erase 27-point deficit, beat Magic 91-83

Paul Pierce had 24 points and 10 assists, and E'Twaun Moore added 16 points to help the Boston Celtics erase a 27-point deficit and beat the Orlando Magic for the second time this week, 91-83 on Thursday night.

Celtics 91, Magic 83: Oh, what a night

For two and a half quarters, the Celtics were trying to win the MLB home run derby using a wiffle ball bat. The Magic led by as many as 27. Boston’s deficit normally fluttered between 18 points and 21 points, or some other number that seemed impossible to recover from, on the road, without three starters, against one of the Eastern Conference’s top teams. The Celtics were dead...

Cleveland Cavaliers try to rebound against surging Celtics: Days of Wine-n-Gold

Celtics have won four straight behind the play of Paul Pierce, who's averaging 26.3 points in that run

Rumors of the Celtics Demise are Greatly Exaggerated

I know this blog has been overly Celtics heavy of late; but they just keep doing such surprising things, so I don’t really have a choice.  The two spectacular victories over Orlando, combined with Friday night’s win against Indiana, puts Boston in the midst of one of the most unexpected winning streaks in a long time.  There were two things that were supposed to be major issues...

How we see it goin' down: Celtics vs Pacers

Tip: 7:30pm    Court: TD Garden    Watch it: CSN      Hear it: WEEI                            Referees:  Bill Kennedy, Olandis Poole and Gary Zielinski  Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 8-9 (2nd Atlantic, 7th East) Record: 12-5 (2nd Central, 3rd East) At home: 5-5 On road: 7-4 Streak...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 1/30

Herald   Reserves put Celtics back on track International debate Globe Celtics have interest in Kaman, if bought out Strength gaining Paul Pierce has Celtics recognizable again Celtics Life  Doc Rivers in the Running for Father of the Year Rondo Could be Sidelined the Majority of February CelticsBlog  Rondo May Be Out For A Month - Maybe Celtics right wrongs down low in...

The Celtics should Break up the Big 3 in Full

Right now the Boston Celtics sit at 8-9. That record as of now is good for second place in a ridiculously weak division led by the Philadelphia 76ers who have feasted on a weak schedule and have been thoroughly crushed by contenders. The Boston Celtics currently sit at 7th in the East and will still likely make the playoffs. The Big 3 experiment in Boston was a fun experiment...
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