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  1. Why Paul Pierce is one of a kind

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Wallace explains why Paul Pierce embraces his reputation as a tough character....

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  2. The Nets won't win titles like that

    Henry Abbott

    Say what you will about the glory days of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but the Nets are out of the title hunt for the long haul after that lopsided Celtics deal. Ethan Sherwood Strauss on Brooklyn and Boston, as well as moves he hated from the Bobc...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  3. Six quick Friday thoughts

    Henry Abbott

    It is a great credit to the incredibly skilled players of the NBA that games essentially never end eighth-grade style, with somebody dribbling the ball off his foot and out of bounds. But nobody's perfect, right Paul Pierce? In the most fun thing y...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News: The Celtics might come into the Garden on Christmas Day without a hobbled Paul Pierce. Later on that day, Kobe Bryant could be sitting out with a wrist injury when the Lakers host the Bulls. Obviously, this ...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  5. Paul Pierce on Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

    Henry Abbott

    The Celtics star remembers, back in the days before Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, being the injured star of a team that lost 18 straight games. Paul Pierce shared some perspective on starring on bad teams with's Jessica Camerato: "When you'...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  6. Heat's House steals Oklahoma's Thunder

    Henry Abbott

    After losing eight of their first nine games that were decided by five points or fewer, the Miami Heat have won back-to-back games in such fashion. HouseAnd, for a second straight game, Eddie House was a key contributor late in the fourth qua...

    Blog | January 30, 2011
  7. What's a few tenths among friends?

    Henry Abbott

    A couple of big-market teams had a close one last night, so today all kinds of people are fired up about tenths of seconds. Matt Moore did a nice job of showing what happened ... how the Celtics' Paul Pierce made a shot with less than a second lef...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  8. Reports: Pierce, C's agree to 4-year deal

    Henry Abbott

    From Paul Pierce and the Celtics have agreed to a four-year contract extension, according to multiple reports. Sources told Thursday that Pierce's agent, Jeff Schwartz, and the team were making progress in contract talk...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  9. When instant replay shows too much

    Henry Abbott

    With just under 40 seconds left in Game 3 and the Celtics down five, Lakers big man Lamar Odom had apparently rebounded a missed Paul Pierce free throw. But as Odom came down with the ball, Boston guard Rajon Rondo dashed onto the scene and inserted ...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  10. Paul Pierce has not had a great Finals

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Pierce has made 13 of his 33 shots over the Finals' first three games, and Ron Artest's defense has gotten a lot of the credit. But Artest is not remotely satisfied, saying after Game 3: I haven't been happy with my defense. Next game I real...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  11. A lost moment for the Celtics

    Henry Abbott

    The sound inside the TD Garden is explosive. When the fans are really going, it's difficult to think. And it's easy to understand why home teams win most NBA games. There was a moment of Game 3 when the place was just about to explode. Paul Pi...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  12. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: "Rumors of Paul Pierce's demise apparently have been greatly exaggerated. The too old, too beat up, too unable to deal with LeBron James captain of the Celtics played the first four games of this conference semifin...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  13. The Celtics' stale bread, rancid butter

    Henry Abbott

    When the Celtics really need a bucket, especially in crunch time, what do they do? It's just about automatic: They'll isolate Paul Pierce, who is a near lock to fire up that mid-range jumper that he nails relentlessly, even with a hand in his face...

    Blog | April 09, 2010
  14. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Allen Iverson's wife files for divorce. That's a family under some stress, for sure. A little bad blood between Paul Pierce and Stephen Jackson. These kinds of comparisons can make you go crazy, but how about Evan Turner being part Brandon Roy an...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  15. Yet another worry for Celtic fans

    Henry Abbott

    There have been so many strains and stresses in the lives of Celtics' fans lately. Everything from Paul Pierce's foot to the whole darned team has seemed broken. The latest concern is chemistry issues, as fueled by a series of recent quotes from R...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times: "It's taken a while -- OK, more than three months of the season -- but the Lakers are starting to see why they got Ron Artest in the first place. He played tight defense Sunday against Paul Pierce and drew a s...

    Blog | February 01, 2010