Paul Pierce Scores 20,000 Career Point as the C’s Edge Out Bucks in OT, 105-102

November 3rd, 2010 by Derrick Morris Leave a reply »
Through the first three quarters of the game, the Milwaukee Bucks were in close competition with the Boston Celtics.  The Bucks dominated the boards by out-hustling and out-rebounding the more talented Celtics. Surprisingly, the Bucks looked as if they were playing with more energy on defense and used that to their advantage to stay in the game.

Halfway through the fourth quarter, the Celtics said enough as enough and buckled down to put an end to the Bucks on-going run.

Most of the scoring for the Celtics in the first three quarters came from dynamic shooting guard Ray Allen, who ended the game with 23 points. Kevin Garnett chipped in with 13 points and eight rebounds, and Paul Pierce led the late surge with 28 points (scoring his 20,000th career point as a Celtic).  Also further solidifying his spot as the sixth-man of the year, Glen Davis ends the game with 14 points, four rebounds and also drew two charges. Through the first five games he has taken 10 charges which is the true definition of a great Celtics teammate.

Once again, the player of the game is Rajon Rondo as he ends the game with another double-double. Rondo had 17 points ...

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