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In this edition of the Four-Point Play, I’ll take a look at what Paul Pierce and Ray Allen are up to these days, I’ll make not of a worthy effort put forth by Brian Scalabrine, and I’ll reminisce on the one-year anniversary of Garnett’s trade to the Celtics.
1. Paul Pierce was recently in Spain for three days with Boys and Girls of the Bancaja campus in Madrid. He told reporters there something very interesting:
Q: Celtics fans have suffered a lot these last few years. Does this title signal the end of this black period?
A: I hope so, at least for as long as I am on the team. I will play there for the next five years and I hope to win each year, or at least as much as possible.
2. Ray Allen played some celebrity golf last weekend at the Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Classic at Mohegan Sun.
3. Players from around the NBA, including Brian Scalabrine, held the seventh annual Play for Peace basketball clinic at the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Otisfield, Maine on Monday.
“Really, though, It’s all about the kids out here. It’s about teamwork, about working together. I’ve been doing this, this is my fifth year now, and every year I get more and more involved.” – Brian Scalabrine
4. One year ago, the Celtics traded Al Jefferson, Ryan Gomes, Sebastian Telfair, Gerald Green, Theo Ratliff, and two first round picks for Kevin Garnett.