In the effort at full disclosure, I proclaimed Paul Pierce “finished” during an afternoon IM session with John. I may have been wrong.
The Truth torched Cleveland for 40 points and 6 three pointers in the Celtics 103-91 win. The Cavs are awful and played without Anderson Varejao (knee) tonight, but who are we to be picky? A win is a win.
The Green: Pierce shot 13-16 (6-7 3FG). You might want to double check my math but I think that’s 81%. He had 17 points in the 3rd quarter when the C’s stretched their lead to 20. He had 8 points in the 4th quarter to help seal the win. I was concerned he’d get three-happy late in the game, but he stayed aggressive. Oh yeah, Pierce chipped in 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and went 8-8 from the free throw line. I heard he also served drinks in the Legends Club after the game.
Rajon Rondo had a helluva game, too – 20 points, 8 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals. He pushed the pace all night long.
The Gross: The Celtics led 80-60 with 2:54 remaining in t...