Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 12/21/12
I don’t know where to start, so I’m just going to get to the point: other than Paul Pierce, the C’s basically could not hit a shot to save their lives for most of the 2nd half and OT. Monta Ellis and the Bucks hung-around all evening and finish the C’s off 99-94 in OT. The Bucks even tried to give the game back to Boston by blowing a 7 point lead with under a minute left in the 4th that allowed a Pierce trey with 2 seconds left to send this to OT. But a combination of bad defense, non-calls and Boston’s 3 of 10 shooting in the OT doomed them. The Green: Paul Pierce. For those of you who’ve been clamoring for Ainge to trade him and calling him “done”, he kept Boston alive again tonight. Without Paul’s 35 and 12, this easily would’ve been a blowout loss at home. Pierce is doing all he can to keep any hope alive for the C’s right now. Jeff Green also played well. Green was very aggressive and all-over the floor. He put in 14 pts, went 6 of 6 from the line and had 4 steals. Late in the OT,
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