“That was a bad job by me,” Rivers said the day after exposing Pierce to all but 18.5 seconds against Detroit. “I’ve got to get him out no matter what, even if we’re losing the lead.”
Depending on which newspaper you read, expect more/less minutes for Paul Pierce. I’m going to ignore any more talk about minutes and only react to actual minutes played. This topic is maddening.
The Patriot Ledger has the latest on Tony Allen:
Allen is scheduled to get the cast removed perhaps as early as late next week, and he’ll spend four weeks after that strengthening the hand. Allen is hoping he will be at least able to play in the last three regular-season games during the final week of the schedule in mid-April.
“I definitely want to come back before the playoffs just to get a rhythm and a flow of the game,’’ said Allen. “I’m working hard to get back so I can catch some games before we get to the playoffs. I’ll have to wrap (the thumb) up when I play to support it the rest of the (season).’’