Paul Pierce builds up his strength


By Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff Celtics forward Paul Pierce worked some strength and conditioning into his basketball routine on the parquet at TD Garden before Game 4. Pierce had an elastic band between his ankles and did some lateral steps,

By Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff Celtics forward Paul Pierce worked some strength and conditioning into his basketball routine on the parquet at TD Garden before Game 4. Pierce had an elastic band between his ankles and did some lateral steps,

Yes, the Celtics had Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett all score at least 20 points Friday night in the 101-91 Game 3 win over the Heat. But Friday night's must-have win over Miami had a much different feel.

Don't forget to follow Ben and Paul on Twitter. By Mike Petraglia Yes, the Celtics had Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett all score at least 20 points Friday night in the 101-91 Game 3 win over the Heat. But Friday night's must-have win over

Pierce wanted to spot up for a three-pointer, but Rondo saw that both LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were slow to get back, so he motioned for Pierce to keep running. Pierce did and Rondo threaded yet another beautiful

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