Category: Paul Pierce

Doc Rivers Defends Resting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, Believes Celtics Will be Great in the Playoffs

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The NBA trade deadline passed last week and in Boston the core group was still intact. Kevin Garnett was never going to Los Angeles. Doc Rivers was never in doubt. Boston isn't going away anytime soon despite their team age. The Celtics are 31-27, currently seventh place in the Eastern Conference. ...

Danny Ainge: “When people say we’re going to be better without Rondo, it’s silly”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The Boston Celtics got off to another slow start this season and when it was announced that Rajon Rondo tore his ACL, it looked like the Celtics season was lost. Rondo was leading the NBA in assists, he was tabbed as the starting point guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star ...

Paul Pierce Believes the Celtics are in the Building Phase, Claims Rajon Rondo has Learned From His Suspension

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Last week here at SRI we revisited the Kevin Garnett/Kris Humphries altercation. Celtics head coach Doc Rivers believed his team was too soft. Paul Pierce contends his coach was trying to motivate the team. Either way, Boston sits at 10-8 heading into Thursday night's action looking to play more consistent basketball. ...

Rajon Rondo Is Happy To Hold The Keys When It Comes To Leading The Boston Celtics

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Rajon Rondo sat down with what was then the Big Three in Boston a year ago and he says the team's veteran leaders essentially handed him the keys to be the team's leader going forward. It seems a bit strange to think about given that Rondo's always been the youngster ...

Paul Pierce on Ray Allen leaving Boston: “It’s a little disappointing. I don’t think I’ll be texting him good luck anytime soon.”

Monday, October 1st, 2012

It's the start of October and basketball is back before you know it. As NBA training camps are set to begin, we check in with Paul Pierce. The Boston Celtics were one win away from reaching the NBA Finals last year. Pierce is ready to begin another run at an NBA ...

Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge: “The Team Overachieved”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has declared that his team overachieved this season. The team went 39-27 in the lockout shortened year, finished fourth in the Eastern Conference and advanced to Game 7 of the Conference Finals. It's not that Ainge didn't believe his initial roster could do that, but ...

Celtics Hope to Stave Off Philadelphia, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I didn't expect the NBA Playoffs series with the Boston Celtics against the Philadelphia 76ers to get to a Game 7, but I suppose nobody should be really surprised that the Celtics couldn't close the series out in Philly in Game 6. Boston is now 2-11 in playoff road games ...

Doc Rivers Says Rajon Rondo Waited for His Teammates by the Bus to Thank Them for Winning Game Two

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

With their All-Star point guard sitting out because of a suspension, and Ray Allen still sitting on the sidelines with an ankle injury, the Boston Celtics turned to their captain and he delivered in a big, big way. After struggling mightily in the first game of the series, Paul Pierce ...

Paul Pierce: “I would rather win another championship than break Hondo’s scoring record”

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

If you were to take a look at the rafters of the TD BankNorth Garden in Boston, you will see some jersey numbers from not just the greatest Celtics of all-time but some of the greatest players in the history of the NBA. Paul Pierce has now solidified his place ...

Danny Ainge Says Entire Celtics Organization Still Believes

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Danny Ainge was in Boston when the Celtics had a huge decision to make on Boston’s original Big Three. Ultimately, the Celtics decided to stand pat and keep Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parrish together even though they were aging. That decision to keep them together showed to be ...