Pierce passes Larry Bird on Celtic’s all-time scoring list!
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”It was a relief. So much was hanging over me the last couple of days. Just hearing about it and knowing that you’ve got a game to play,” said Pierce, who finished with 15 points. ”Just to be mentioned with him, with this organization, is a great honor.”
”I think the fans would really appreciate another championship more than me passing Hondo,” Pierce said. – foxsports
Paul Pierce nailed a three to put him past Celtic great Larry Bird on the franchises all-time scoring list! He took second place from Bird (21,791), and is only behind John Havlicek with 26,395 points! The Celtics went on to beat the the Charlotte Bobcats, 94-84, in the Garden, last night! Check out the video above and chart below!
|1. John Havlicek||26,395|
|2. Paul Pierce||21,797|
|3. Larry Bird||21,791|
|4. Robert Parish||18,245|
|5. Kevin McHale||17,335|
(chart courtesy espn)