Paul Pierce Spectacular in Game Two Win, But Commits Mistake After Game

May 19th, 2010 by Ryan McDonnell Leave a reply »
After reading the headline of this article, former Celtics head coach Rick Pitino might react by screaming out something like, “All the negativity in this town sucks!”

After all, the Celtics just won two straight games on the road in the Eastern Conference Finals and are now just two wins away from making the NBA Finals as the series now shifts back home to Boston…Yet I find something to criticize.

The Celtics starters look exceptional.  Tony Allen and Glen Davis are playing wonderfully off the bench.  KG is looking strong and healthy.  Rajon Rondo is playing like a Hall of Famer.  Ray Allen was quiet tonight, but he has been red hot throughout almost the entire postseason.  Paul Pierce is taking care of business in a major way, and the Celtics have now won five straight playoff games. 

So how could I find anything negative to write about following this great Celtics victory?  And of all players, how could I find fault in Paul Pierce considering the way he played tonight?

Pierce responded to the vicious flagrant foul delivered early on by Dwight Howard by playin ...

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