Posted February 8, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports

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!

Player Points
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)