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,

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

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,

Game over, 101-91: This is a series again. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo each scored more than 20 points as the Celtics halved the Heat's advan.

Paul Pierce, left, can't quite block the shot of LeBron James in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. / By Lynne Sladky, AP By Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY By Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY MIAMI (USA TODAY) — During the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals

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