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Paul Pierce is (still) a leader

Once again, we were given proof that no game is out of reach as long as Paul Pierce is on the court. He led with his mouth and his actions last night.

Pierce's leadership gets Celtics on track

Trailing by 15 points at the half, the Celtics found themselves arguing with one another with some players frustrated with some of the words spoken by head coach Doc Rivers about what they needed to do. "We're kind of bickering with each other at halftime about what to do defensively, and I just reminded the guys that the fight isn't against us, it's against the other team," Pierce said. "Once we remembered that, we stepped up and played the kind of basketball that we're capable of playing."

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