Found May 02, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
It is hard to believe that Shaquille O’Neal left LSU nearly 20 years ago following his junior season.  While the former NBA center has many accomplishments on the hardwood and was always entertaining to an extent off it, the one thing we rarely heard about was how he didn’t just give up on his education.  [...]

Mickael Pietrus checks in with the the most awesomely confusing quote ever

Mickael Pietrus will start the game tonight as Rajon Rondo serves his suspension.   So, what will MP try to do to pick up Rajon's slack?  "It’s depending on how the game goes," Pietrus said. "I don’t project myself, say I have to bring more points for the team. I just have to be Mickael Pietrus, bring the all-around game: rebounding, defense. I’m...

Paul Pierce is a legend: ‘Tebow’ captain!

Paul Pierce is the captain of the Boston Celtics. He has gone from a Celtic that drifted from season to season, never accomplishing much. Today, he can let his record speak for itself, an NBA champion and Finals MVP. Pierce surpassed Larry Bird to move into number 2 on the Celtics all-time scoring list. He [...]

Video: Paul Pierce highlights from Celtics-Hawks Game 2

Paul Pierce turned the ball over eight times, took his foot off the pedal for the middle two quarters, and still found the time to turn in an epic performance just when the Celtics needed one. All hail The Truth.(video via Red’s Army and @MrTrpleDouble10)

The Boston Celtics: Quick to capitalize on a moment

If you've ever bought anything from the Celtics official team store, you get bombarded with emails for special offers.  After getting an email advertising "2 shirts for $30"... I figured I'd tool around to see if they had anything good.  And then I stumbled on this.  It's pretty funny, actually, that they turned this photo around so quickly... even turning...

Celtics 87, Hawks 80: Paul Pierce, defense lead Celtics comeback

The Celtics were 12 minutes away from returning to Boston down 0-2. Instead they surrendered 14 points in the final quarter, Paul Pierce wrote another chapter in his memoir, perhaps titled “I didn’t expect Marquis Daniels to share the court with me during my next vintage fourth-quarter playoff performance, but oh well, Atlanta still can’t stop me,” and the series returns...

What the Hell Happened to...Sly Williams?

As the Celtics & Hawks continue their playoff tussle this week, I found it only appropriate this week in WTHHT to remember a former Celtic & Hawk.  Imagine having had an opportunity to be on the (arguably) greatest NBA team of all time, the 1986 Celtics.  Imagine being on them to start the year but blowing your chance.  Imagine never recovering from that and never making...

GreenLight Madness: Celtics @ Hawks Game 2 ECQF

Earlier we posted highlights of Paul Pierce's masterful performance and now we'll provide some other GreenLights from last night's scintillating win at Atlanta. Keyon Dooling's Threes:   Avery Bradley's Defense (steals and a few nice blocks):     Marquis Daniels' Dunk:   A Pair of Johnsons get SteimRolled:   Pierce gets the Members...

Atlanta Hawks don’t finish the job. Celtics win 87-80.

ATLANTA – The Hawks and their faithful nicknamed their homecourt the Highlight Factory but tonight it was the temple of lost dreams. To read the rest of this article and watch post game footage with the Celtics Paul Pierce, please click the link below.

Celtics 87, Hawks 80

Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Friday night in Boston, and Rondo will be back for the Celtics in that one, his shorthanded...

Not Fretting Missing Rajon Rondo

Paul Pierce can't be as bad in Game 2 as he was in Game 1 One of my good friends came up to me yesterday after news that Boston Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondo was going to miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. His assessment of the situation? “The Celtics are going to get swept now”. Looking around twitter, you got a sense of more doom and gloom. People all...

Rondo Faces the Music: Off Key Again

  DATELINE: HUMOR! If punishment ought to fit the crime, then Rondo’s judges are not exactly an oligarchy of Tommy Heinsohn clones. Apart from the chorus of “we told you so,” Rondo’s detractors are crying out loud for everything from the gas chamber to crucifixion. Who said liberal Boston was against the death penalty? Marie Antoinette devotees are telling Rondo to eat...

Paul Pierce 'Tebows' After Leading Celtics to Big Playoff Win (Video)

Paul Pierce did his best Tim Tebow impersonation on Tuesday night. The Celtics captain scored 36 points in Boston's Game 2 win in Atlanta, leading Boston back from as many as 11 down in the second half onto a 87-80 win. Pierce's heroics were rather reminiscent of some of Tebow's comeback victories during the 2011-12 football season. The Truth flexed his basketball muscles...

Paul's 36 lead Rondo-less Celts

Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points, and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo -- stunning the Hawks 87-80 Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Friday night in Boston, and Rondo will be back for the Celtics in that one, his...

Pierce's big night helps the Boston Celtics tie series with the Atlanta Hawks

The Boston Celtics tied up their first-round playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night with a 87-80 victory. Without suspended point guard Rajon Rondo the Celtics were able to rally in the fourth quarter and stun the Hawks on their home court.   Paul Pierce was able to carry Boston offensively with his 36 points and also grabbed 14 rebounds. Kevin Garnett chipped...

C's look to even the series without their playmaker in chief

Boston Celtics (0-1) at Atlanta Hawks (1-0) Tuesday, May 1, 2012 7:30 PM ET Round 1 Game #2,  Road Game #2 TV:  NBA-TV,   CSNNE, FSSO, TSN Radio:  WEEI,  WCNN Philips Arena  Referees:  Scott Foster,  Ed Malloy, Scott Wall The Celtics come into this game short handed.  With Rondo out, they are missing their engine.   Others will have to step up their game to make...
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