Paul Pierce Attacked Rim 'Just As Much' As LeBron James, Doc Rivers Says, But …
By Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY MIAMI – During the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul Pierce wrapped up then-Cavs forward LeBron James, who was on his way to the hoop for an easy two points.
Well, that wasn't enough hope for Paul Pierce, who had fouled out earlier in the game. ESPN cameras caught Pierce walking to the locker room just as Dwyane Wade was missing the first of his two free throws. He would go
BOSTON — His ailing left knee might as well have been a bull's-eye, as the Atlanta Hawks were not skittish in going right at Paul Pierce during Thursday's Game 6 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at TD Garden. Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty
More than maybe any other player of his generation, Paul Pierce is erosion. And while Game 3 against Philly wasn't a command performance on the level of Game 2 against Atlanta, as grind-it-out Paul Pierce games go, it wasn't bad at all, and it helped
lebron james block paul pierce. It's the 3rd quarter of a tight, intense Eastern Conference Finals game – Paul Pierce, you need to go the rim harder than this. Watch LeBron James play centerfield and just punch Pierce's drive: