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On this day: Pierce carries Celtics past Clips in OT; Bird triple-doubles

On this day: Pierce carries Celtics past Clips in OT; Bird triple-doubles

On this day, legendary Boston Celtic small forward Paul Pierce had one of the best all-around games of his career carrying the Celtics to an overtime win against the Los Angeles Clippers in 2001. Pierce, who had been drafted out of the University of Kansas three years earlier with the 10th overall pick of the 1998 NBA draft, was starting to truly...

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