Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 2/4/12
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. “My hip is bothering me right now,” he said, noting that he strained it during the game.The Celtics captain showed no signs of it late in the C's gritty 91-89 win against the New York Knicks on Friday night at the TD Garden. Doc Rivers contemplated taking Pierce out earlier in the game, but the determined Celtics captain began hitting a rhythm his coach couldn’t ignore. Pierce was getting in the zone, a mindset he slips into when shots seem to come naturally and the basket seems wide open. “I think my concentration level, my focus really goes up later in the game,” he said. “You think about so many times you’ve been in this situation before and it almost comes natural, just being there, not really feeling too much of the pressure. You try to relax and play the game and let it come to you. When those shots are t...
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