Paul Pierce


Mac Jones, Paul Pierce in Star-Studded Crowd for Celtics-Bucks Game 7

Mac Jones, Paul Pierce in star-studded crowd for C's-Bucks Game 7 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston. The stars were out at TD Garden for the Boston Celtics' Game 7 showdown vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. Several members of the New England Patriots were in attendance to support the C's. Quarterback...
Picture for Mac Jones, Paul Pierce in Star-Studded Crowd for Celtics-Bucks Game 7
NBC Sports

Paul Pierce sees parallels in Tatum-Giannis battle to one of his own shootouts

When it comes to elimination games for the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce has been there, done that. Entering play Friday, Pierce owned two of the three highest-scoring performances by a Celtics player in a postseason game when facing elimination, including a 41-point masterpiece in Game 7 of the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Picture for Paul Pierce sees parallels in Tatum-Giannis battle to one of his own shootouts

Paul Pierce pays tribute to Jayson Tatum Game 6 performance in Celtics’ win over Bucks with a lofty comparison

MILWAUKEE — Jayson Tatum has been garnering comparisons for years to one of the top Celtics scorers in Boston history: Paul Pierce. On the heels of a legendary Game 6 performance against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night in a must-win Game 6, Paul Pierce paid tribute to Tatum’s performance with a nod to one of the most memorable games of his career.

Paul Pierce compared Jayson Tatum’s Game 6 performance to his legendary Game 7 in 2008

"This game give me that pp lbj game 7 vibe." The Celtics’ Game 6 win over the Bucks was one for the ages with two superstars trading key buckets in crunch time. Jayson Tatum outscored Giannis Antetokounmpo, 46-44, in order to keep Boston’s season alive and force a Game 7. It was also an historic performance for arguably the league’s most historic franchise. Tatum’s 46 points in Friday’s game tied the second-most ever scored by a Celtic in an elimination game, with Sam Jones’s 47-point performance against Cincinnati in Game 7 of the 1963 Eastern Division Final the only one to top it.

Look: Paul Pierce Not Buying The Ben Simmons News

The Ben Simmons saga recently took an unexpected turn. On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Nets announced that the All-Star point guard will undergo back surgery to alleviate pain on a herniated disc. Simmons didn't suit up for a single game this past season. The issues with his back arose around the...

Paul Pierce Calls Out Ben Simmons Over His Injury

We are getting more news about Ben Simmons of the Brooklyn Nets and, once again, it isn’t good. The team has reported that Simmons will miss three to four months of rehab after undergoing back surgery this week. However, the Nets’ should-be superstar is expected to be ready to...

Paul Pierce Trolls The Brooklyn Nets After Getting Swept By Celtics: “Can I Get A Half Of The Nets?”

The Boston Celtics confirmed they are arguably the strongest team in the young 2022 NBA playoffs. After a regular season that started with them looking lost, unable to develop chemistry and like a team that would split up their star duo, they have turned things around in the past couple of months, demonstrating they are a dangerous squad for the rest of the league.

Paul Pierce sees Celtics-Nets series as a sort of torch-passing moment

Jayson Tatum is putting on quite the performance in the Boston Celtics’ first-round series against the Nets, averaging just under 30 points per game and allowing just 10 when guarding Kevin Durant defensively (via Chris Forsberg). He’s been an expectedly major piece of the Celtics’ 3-0 lead in the series.