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  1. Forgotten KG extends Boston's season

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett probably didn't understand the gravity of his statement. Neither did Paul Pierce. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/GettyKevin Garnett at work in Game 4 vs. the Knicks.Not long after Pierce admitted the Celtics sometimes forget abo...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  2. Pierce irked by lost opportunities

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- The prospect of being asked to do too much for the Celtics in the first two games of their first-round playoff series with the New York Knicks might not have been frustrating for Paul Pierce, but he likely crossed that threshold in Boston's...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Doc: We're asking too much from Pierce

    Greg Payne

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- A quick film session probably confirmed what Celtics head coach Doc Rivers already knew: Paul Pierce isn't Superman, even if Boston had been guilty of asking him to try to be during the opening two losses of its first-round playoff ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. Ainge: Missing Rondo is no excuse

    Greg Payne

    Quick hits following Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge's weekly appearance on Boston sports radio WEEI (93.7 FM) Thursday. On whether he expects Kevin Garnett to be limited, physically, in Friday's Game 3: "No, listen,...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  5. Rivers: Pierce 'needs some help'

    Greg Payne

    NEW YORK -- Following the Celtics' 85-78 loss in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series with the New York Knicks, head coach Doc Rivers felt Jeff Green had been asked to do too much, between his scoring and having to defend Carmelo Anthony. But a...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Terry rests; KG, Pierce, Green start

    Greg Payne

    Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and center Kevin Garnett returned to the lineup against the Orlando Magic on Saturday night after sitting out of Friday's 109-101 loss to the Miami Heat due to scheduled rest. Jason Terry, meanwhile, gets the res...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  7. Practice: Rest stop ahead for vets?

    Greg Payne

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce said prior to Tuesday's practice that his sore right ankle is continuing to improve and that he was planning on participating in the entirety of the session. "It's getting better," Pierce said....

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  8. Practice: Pierce (ankle) sits out

    Greg Payne

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics are trying to utilize their remaining practice time prior to the playoffs to bring players up to speed on offensive and defensive sets, though injuries continue to threaten setbacks in that process. In addition to...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. For C's, every possession counts

    Greg Payne

    The Celtics knew going into Monday's showdown with the Miami Heat that they couldn't afford to turn the ball over, but that knowledge alone wasn't enough to prevent them from doing it. Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce and the Celtics co...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  10. Pierce has trouble seeing bright side

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- Paul Pierce has never been one to fall back on moral victories following difficult losses, and the aftermath of the Celtics' 105-103 loss to the Miami Heat on Monday was no exception. Pierce finished with a steady line: 17 points on 6-o...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  11. Pierce, KG reflect on bond

    Greg Payne

    Drew Hallowell/Getty ImagesKevin Garnett and Paul Pierce share a special bond.Following a milestone night against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, Kevin Garnett discussed the friendship he shares with Paul Pierce, which dates all the way back to whe...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  12. 'Cat scratched fever

    Greg Payne

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics don't need any reminders about how their last game went with the Charlotte Bobcats. Just four days ago, playing without a resting Paul Pierce, Boston was blown out by 26 points, good for its second-worst loss o...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  13. Quick hits from Doc Rivers

    Greg Payne

    Quick hits following Celtics head coach Doc Rivers' weekly appearance on Boston sports radio WEEI (93.7 FM) Thursday morning (click HERE to listen). * On whether it feels like Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce reach a new milestone every night: "Yeah...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  14. KG, Pierce savor milestone moments

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett could have taken Wednesday night off if he had wanted. Instagram / Boston CelticsThe Celtics celebrated milestone moments for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.But by now it's common knowledge that Garnett isn't wired like that...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Pierce makes, sets up critical shots

    Greg Payne

    BOSTON -- It would have been easy for Paul Pierce to continue shooting. After the Celtics squandered a 12-point second-half lead in their 107-102 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, it was Pierce who scored Boston's final fou...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  16. Pierce is pain in neck for Warriors

    Greg Payne

    Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce scored a game-high 26 points against the Warriors.BOSTON -- Paul Pierce admitted prior to Thursday's practice that he's been battling persistent neck pain related to a pinched nerve, but any discomfort appeare...

    Blog | March 02, 2013