2010 NBA Finals: Paul Pierce Believes In “We’re Not Coming Back to L.A.!”

June 8th, 2010 by Mo Traylor Leave a reply »
"We're not coming back to L.A.," exclaimed Celtics guard/forward Paul Pierce after the Celtics nine point win over the Lakers at Staples on Sunday night.

Even though the Celtics were able to pull off the split in L.A., two of their "Big Four" were nowhere to be found throughout Game Two.

Garnett was benched most of the night with both foul trouble and inefficiency on the court. Pierce was hounded by Kobe Bryant most of the night, and was held to only 10 points—eight points less than his playoff average.

The load was picked up by Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo, who combined for 51 points.

Allen was lights out from beyond the arc, shooting 8-11 from the three-point line.

With numbers like these, Pierce better be right in his second bold prediction of the playoffs (Pierce stated that the Celtics would close out the Magic in the Eastern Conference Semifinals in Boston. They went on to close the series in Game Six in Orlando).

After winning the first game of a playoff series, Phil Jackson's teams are 47-0, which also explains his 10 rings as an NBA head coach.

Expect both teams to come prepared for war ...

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