Paul Pierce expected a Celtics victory, even after fouling out


With just over four minutes remaining in Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, long-time Celtics star Paul Pierce has fouled out. Philadelphia's Thad Young stepped in front of Pierce to take a charge, and

The Celtics, who shot 42.5 percent for the game, weren't getting the points they needed from their captain Paul Pierce and then suddenly, he was sitting on the bench with no more chances. Though Pierce started the game with a jump shot and a pair of

With just over four minutes remaining in Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, long-time Celtics star Paul Pierce has fouled out. Philadelphia's Thad Young stepped in front of Pierce to take a charge, and

By Mark Murphy / Celtics Notebook Doug Collins, asked to talk about the Big Three of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce [stats] and Ray Allen, quickly amended the question. He wanted his ode to cover four Celtics [team stats], not three.

WALTHAM — If you go by Friday, the Celtics appeared to be calm, cool, collected and oh yes, confident, on the eve of their sixth Game 7 in the “Big Three” era. The group of Paul Pierce, Greg Stiemsma and Ray Allen and

  • Paul Pierce expected a Celtics victory, even after fouling out
  • Paul Pierce expected a Celtics victory, even after fouling out
  • Rajon Rondo arrives just in time
  • Rajon Rondo arrives just in time
  • Rajon Rondo arrives just in time
  • Paul Pierce a challenge for 76ers swingman Andre Iguodala
  • Paul Pierce builds up his strength
  • Paul Pierce builds up his strength
  • Rajon Rondo: 53 minutes, 44 points, 10 assists, 8 rebounds, 1 loss
  • Celtics' Ray Allen gave it his best shot