// Paul Pierce

Celtics vs Knicks: What We Learned From Game 1

The Celtics dropped game 1 of their best-of-seven first round playoff series to the New York Knicks, 85-78. The Celtics’ led by as many as seven points late in the third quarter, but couldn’t hang on. Game 2 is set for Tuesday night back at Madison Square Garden. What did the Celtics and their fans […]

Celtics, Knicks Clinch First Round Matchup in NBA Playoffs

You can rest easy, Celtics fans. The Miami Heat won’t be waiting in the first round. One night after sitting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in a 109-101 loss to the Heat, the Boston Celtics stars returned to trounce the Orlando Magic, 120-88, Saturday at the Amway Center. Courtney Lee led the Celtics with 20 points on 7-of-10 […]

Video: Brandon Bass Dunks on Nets’ Brook Lopez in Celtics’ Loss

For those of you Boston Celtics fans who have thrown in the towel on the regular season and are looking forward to the NBA playoffs in a little over a week (!!!), I don’t blame you. A likely first round matchup with the New York Knicks is much more enticing than the prospect of Doc […]

Paul Pierce Welcomes a Little Truth into the World

Monday night while the Celtics were losing to the Timberwolves, Paul Pierce was at home with what the Celtics called, “Personal Reasons.” It turns out the Truth was welcoming his first born son into the world. Prince Paul Pierce was born at 8:21 pm on April 1st to Paul and Julie Pierce. Prince is the couple’s […]

Early Celtics’ Playoff Preview

Following a pair of road losses at New York and Minnesota, the Celtics’ chances of improving their playoff seeding faded to the point that they may find themselves in a battle for seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Boston leads eighth-place Milwaukee by just 2.5 games, and the Bucks own the tie-breaker by virtue of […]

Pekovic, Wolves Blow By Pierce-less Celtics

Nikola Pekovic erupted for 29 points and five rebounds, as the Timberwolves beat the Celtics, 110-100. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, a night after scoring just two points and fouling out in a losing effort to the Knicks. Paul Pierce sat out Monday with what the team deemed, “Personal reasons.” The key […]

Green Beats Buzzer to Lift Celtics Over Cavs

Jeff Green struggled to hit shots and get calls all night for the Celtics, but that didn’t keep him from making the most important play of the game on Wednesday. Trailing 92-91 with 2.1 seconds remaining, Green took the inbounds pass from Avery Bradley, drove hard to the hoop, and scored as time expired to […]

JR Smith, Knicks Send Celtics to Fifth Straight Loss

The ‘good’ JR Smith showed up at the TD Banknorth Garden for the Knicks and erupted for 32 points and seven rebounds in a 100-85 win over the Garnett-less Celtics. Not only was Kevin Garnett sidelined for the Celtics, but Courtney Lee also missed his second straight game with an ankle injury. One has to […]

Garnett to Miss Two Weeks with Ankle Injury

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg and multiple media outlets are reporting that Kevin Garnett will miss approximately two weeks with what’s being deemed an “inflamed left ankle”. Garnett had an MRI on his ankle on Monday morning, and results were negative. Garnett missed the Celtics loss on Saturday to Memphis, and Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge seem to […]

Jeff Green Finally Fulfilling Potential with Celtics

When the Celtics acquired Jeff Green at the 2011 deadline in the controversial trade that sent Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, the reaction from the Boston faithful (and some players) was generally negative. Some, however, saw Green as a potential replacement for Paul Pierce once the captain decides to retire. Green, after all, posted solid […]

Davis Tips in Game Winner as Hornets Sink Celtics

Anthony Davis tipped in an Eric Gordon missed layup with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the New Orleans Hornets over the Boston Celtics, 87-86 on Wednesday night. The Celtics led 55-45 at the half, but mustered just 12 points in the third quarter as the Hornets tied it up at 67 all as they headed […]

Green’s Monster Game Not Enough For Celtics as Heat Extend Win Streak

It was deja vu for the Boston Celtics. In the 2007-08 season, the Celtics beat a Houston Rockets team on March 18 to end their 22-game win streak. Monday, the Celtics could not capitalize on a career-high 43 points from Jeff Green as the Miami Heat stretched their streak to 23 in a 105-103 victory. […]

Garnett, Pierce Reach Milestones in Celtics’ Win

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce both made history on Wednesday during the Celtics’ 112-88 home victory over the Toronto Raptors, passing two Hall of Famers on the NBA’s career scoring list. Garnett passed former Laker Jerry West for 15th, while Pierce knocked Charles Barkley out of the top 20. The milestones further solidified the two […]

Pierce Rests, Celtics Lose Laugher to Bobcats, 100-74

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers decided to rest aging star Paul Pierce for tonight’s contest against the Charlotte Bobcats. Turns out he probably didn’t have to. None of Boston’s starters played more than 30 minutes as the Bobcats ran away with this one in the second half, outscoring the Celtics by 23 points en route […]

Rough 4th Quarter Loses Game for Celtics in Oklahoma City

It wasn’t always pretty, but Boston managed to stay close enough for much of their game in Oklahoma City. However, the Thunder finally stifled the Celtics in the 4th quarter and pulled ahead for the 91-79 victory. The back-and-forth started early, with Boston taking an 8-4 lead (their biggest of the day) 2:40 in. However, […]