BOSTON -- Paul Pierce takes things personally, and he wants his team to do the same.
Today would have been The Notorious B.I.G.s 40th birthday a fact that hit me with a range of emotions when I came across it this morning.
Well, that was shocking. And no, Im not talking about Adrian Gonzalezs home run.
Im talking about an 18-point third quarter advantage. A potential 3-1 series lead.
When the Celtics take the court tonight in Atlanta, their best player will be locked up in his hotel room.
This is not a good thing.
But it's also not a death sentence.
Hard to believe, but the Celtics are down to five games on the regular season.
And from here on out, it's all about seeding.