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    Celtics will send Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett to Nets

    If a deal with the Nets is approved by the league, Paul Pierce will depart the Celtics as one of the most decorated players in team history. Here is a look at where he stands compared to other Celtics in some key statistical categories:

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      Points


    1. 1. John Havlicek

      26,395


    2. 2. Paul Pierce

      24,021


    3. 3. Larry Bird

      21,791


    4. 4. Robert Parish

      18,245


    5. 5. Kevin McHale

      17,335

      Games


    1. 1. John Havlicek

      1,270


    2. 2. Robert Parish

      1,106


    3. 3. Paul Pierce

      1,102


    4. 4. Kevin McHale

      971


    5. 5. Bill Russell

      963

      Assists


    1. 1. Bob Cousy

      6,945


    2. 2. John Havlicek

      6,114


    3. 3. Larry Bird

      5,695


    4. 4. Paul Pierce

      4,305


    5. 5. Bill Russell

      4,001

      Steals


    1. 1. Paul Pierce

      1,583


    2. 2. Larry Bird

      1,556


    3. 3. Rajon Rondo

      913


    4. 4. Robert Parish

      873


    5. 5. Antoine Walker

      828

      3-pointers


    1. 1. Paul Pierce

      1,823


    2. 2. Antoine Walker

      937


    3. 3. Ray Allen

      798


    4. 4. Larry Bird

      649


    5. 5. Walter McCarty

      417

      Blocks


    1. 1. Robert Parish

      1,703


    2. 2. Kevin McHale

      1,690


    3. 3. Larry Bird

      755


    4. 4. Paul Pierce

      668


    5. 5. Kendrick Perkins

      646

      Def. reb.


    1. 1. Robert Parish

      7,601


    2. 2. Larry Bird

      7,217


    3. 3. Paul Pierce

      5,643


    4. 4. Dave Cowens

      4,921


    5. 5. Kevin McHale

      4,764

      Free throws


    1. 1. Paul Pierce

      6,434


    2. 2. John Havlicek

      5,369


    3. 3. Bob Cousy

      4,621


    4. 4. Larry Bird

      3,960


    5. 5. Kevin McHale

      3,634

      Pts/game


    1. 1. Larry Bird

      24.3


    2. 2. Paul Pierce

      21.8


    3. 3. John Havlicek

      20.8


    4. 4. Antoine Walker

      20.6


    5. 5. Ed McCauley

      18.9

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