Pierce's place among Celtics greats
Tue, 7 Feb 2012|
A. Sherrod Blakely says multiple championships is what separates Paul Pierce from Bill Russell, Bob Cousy and the likes
-- didn't plan on having any records when I got here you know as you get here you just. -- you learn about the history of the Celtics because you know as a kid I really didn't know much other than maybe you know one of the great change you know as a Laker -- obviously people know this but then once you. Our golf until the the history and understand what the it would be in the Celtic is all about and understand them when they're different franchise and Bill Russell and there are have a maximum. And condos you know you come to really appreciate you know. You know where you've come in you know really really means when -- mentioned amongst these people. Carry the load is presented by Chevrolet Silverado HD here is where yours -- Among the all time -- -- -- he's thirty games played only guy. I've had to -- Robert Parish expert yankees second when he two point one points a game behind Larry 35 in the fifth and second in steals. Third overall right now. All time points scored. While wearing a Celtics uniform let's bring in the Celtics insider -- Iraq regularly now as a -- you look at Paul Pierce is standing among Celtics greets. Where do you put him. Well you know when you talk about the short list a couple of episodes greens -- definitely want to list -- we start getting a little bit closer month and a very very top. You've got to look at Russell you've got to look at how -- again looking to go deeper all those guys. Are a little bit ahead of Paul in a way I think that they have that he doesn't. Is multiple champions -- I think that's the one thing that you're a Celtic -- you start climbing the upper echelons of the statistics. Tip -- become the difference maker between where you stand relative to others. What about the way he's had to overcome their needs to get it. We've talked about the streak. Is stepping back in 2000. A guy like Larry Bird he was gonna get nothing but light -- -- you talk about Bill Russell resulted from like from -- -- here's. Not so much he's been able to overcome all of that and have a great career fourteen seasons in Boston. Yeah I think the one thing that ball -- so throughout his career. Is that he has a certain mental toughness that you really can't put a price and you really can't put a Value Line and I think when you look at some of the potential trees -- the Celtics have had involves him. When you look at all the intangibles they're going to keeping him in Boston this middle of this has to stand up really close of the top. Exactly well here is averaging better then eighteen points a game. In his fourteenth season with the Celtics with the Celtics insider a stride lately I'm Kyle Draper back to you.