With two starters out for the year, and the Celtics needing a boost, Paul Pierce has been exactly what a captain should be.
Gary Tanguay and Donny Marshall break down the Truth, who continues to give the Celtics just what they need on a nightly basis.
On Friday, Pierce made it three straight games with 10 or more rebounds.
He may not be scoring a lot of points, but he's doing exactly what's needed, and the Celtics have won three in a row.
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A couple of NBA legends - one old school and one more modern-day - were among the luminaries wishing Gordon Hayward well after his gruesome ankle injury in the Celtics' season opener in Cleveland on Tuesday night.
Celtics legend Bill Russell tweeted his best wishes to Hayward on Twitter and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant posted a message to him on Instagram.
Hayward went down about five minutes into his first regular-season game with the C's and is awaiting surgery for an ankle dislocation and fracture at New England Baptist Hospital.
New Celtics teammate Kyrie Irving and the player Irving was traded for, Isaiah Thomas, also posted Wednesday in the aftermath of the injury.