Paul Pierce Ruled Out With Bruised Knee Against WolvesWashington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee.
Pierce, Nets Win 13th Straight At Home, Top Wolves Paul Pierce scored 22 points after another sensational start, and the Brooklyn Nets moved to the brink of a playoff spot by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 on Sunday for their franchise record-tying 13th straight home victory.
Celtics Ready For Emotional Return HomeThe Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
Celtics Pierce Won't Play Wolves For 'Personal Reasons'Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce did not travel with the team for Monday's game against Minnesota due to what the team called personal reasons.
NBA Eastern Conference Finals Matchup And PredictionThe Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.