The 5 Best Playoff Performances Of Paul Pierce’s NBA Career

By: 06.01.12

1. 2008 Semifinals, Game 7 vs. Cleveland
Celtics win 97-92
Pierce: 41 points, 4-for-6 from deep
If you don’t know the story of this one, I’m swinging by to take your NBA fan card. Boston’s 2008 championship run nearly came to a screaming halt in the second round of the playoffs because they couldn’t stop LeBron (45 points, but oh right… he’s not clutch right?). If it wasn’t for the best performance of Pierce’s career in one of the most important games, this current Celtic team would have zero championships. And we might’ve actually seen Kobe vs. LeBron in the Finals.

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