Detroit Pistons

Mike Petraglia
April 03, 2013 - 3:13 pm
Doc Rivers announced an hour before tip-off that captain Paul Pierce would return from a one-game absence and would be available for the Celtics in their matchup against the Pistons. Pierce missed Monday's game in Minnesota for what the team termed personal reasons. Pierce has missed just two of...
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Mike Petraglia
April 03, 2013 - 10:11 am
It could be another night without Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett . Pierce, who missed just his second game of the season on Monday night due to personal reasons, is officially listed by the team as a "game-time decision" for tonight's game against the Pistons. Pierce was spotted with an ice wrap on...
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February 16, 2012 - 8:50 am
BOSTON -- Celtics rookie Greg Stiemsma won three Wisconsin high school Division 4 state championships in four seasons. Celtics legend Bill Russell won 11 NBA titles in 13 seasons. Needless to say, they're worlds apart. However, for one night at least, those worlds collided, as the two sat courtside...
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February 15, 2012 - 8:10 pm
BOSTON -- Give Rajon Rondo credit. Three days earlier, the Celtics point guard ducked out of the locker room without speaking to reporters after a win over the Eastern Conference-leading Bulls. On Wednesday night, he faced the media music following a 98-88 loss to the Central Division-worst Pistons...
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February 15, 2012 - 5:07 pm
BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo scored a career-high 35 points, but only four of those came in the fourth quarter, when the Pistons built a 13-point lead the Celtics couldn't erase in a 98-88 defeat -- their third loss in four games. Rodney Stuckey (25), Greg Monroe (22) and Ben Gordon (22) all exceeded 20...
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Mike Petraglia
December 30, 2011 - 9:00 pm
brightcove.createExperiences(); The box score may have read just 12 points in 23 minutes for Paul Pierce in the first game of his 14th NBA season Friday night, helping the Celtics beat the Pistons, 96-85, at TD Garden for their first win of the season. But more than that, the Celtics captain felt...
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December 23, 2011 - 5:00 am
Given the drama (and comedy) that was the NBA lockout, the ensuing free agency frenzy and the vetoed trade by a commissioner of a group of owners who was acting as the general manager of an individual team that is owned by that same group of owners, it's easy to get confused about who landed where...
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Mike Petraglia
April 04, 2011 - 4:30 am
p brightcove.createExperiences(); After going through a very difficult and tumultuous March, Paul Pierce realizes the Celtics now are left with the reality that they likely won't catch Chicago and very possibly could wind up third in the Eastern Conference heading into the upcoming playoffs. This...
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Mike Petraglia
January 19, 2011 - 6:38 pm
Ray Allen is a future hall-of-famer so when shots aren't falling he doesn't panic. After drilling the game-winning jumper with 24.5 seconds remaining in an 86-82 win over the Pistons, he said that approach helped him again Wednesday night when he missed two fourth-quarter free throws and was just 1...
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January 19, 2011 - 5:13 pm
Well, that was just about the ugliest game of basketball the Celtics have played this season. Or at least one of them. But the Celtics prevailed against the Pistons at the TD Garden, 86-82, thanks to a Ray Allen (who else?) jump shot that gave the C's the lead in the final minute. Paul Pierce led...
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