Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 1/8/13

NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 15: Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics and Chris Duhan of the Chicago Bulls help build a home in with NBA Cares during NBA All-Star Weekend on February 15, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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Paul Pierce buried the Knicks.  Again. Click here for Part 1 from Saturday and Sunday's Part 2.  I never intended to write more than one of these,  but each consecutive victory has been more impressive than the last.  The New York Knicks we're just half a game behind Miami for the top spot in the East, and boasted a 13-3 home record.  The Celtics were missing their point guard and best player, Rajon Rondo.  Yet somehow the C's still emerged with a 102-96 win at MSG.  Both starting guards (5 assists each for Avery Bradley and Jason Terry) and the point forward (6 dimes for Paul Pierce) filled in admirably in Rondo's absence, and Boston "out-assisted" the Knicks 26-19. The pressure Avery Bradley brings on defense was apparent right from the start, as he made Jason Kidd look old and slow by stripping the ball from him a minute into the game.  The Celtics held "MVP candidate" Carmelo Anthony to a season worst 6-26 from the floor.  For the second straight game Boston turned in a domi...
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