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From the archives | 2012

Paul Pierce passes Larry Bird on Celtics’ scoring list

He reaches 2d on team's all-time list

In an era in which All-Stars demand trades and abandon their original teams because circumstances aren’t optimal, the Celtics have Paul Pierce, whose 13-year tenure in Boston began with a series of setbacks but in its later stages has had lots of accomplishments.

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