Paul Pierce needed a night off against, I’ll just say it, an inferior opponent. He has been nursing a neck injury for quite some time, a rest should be good to keep him as fresh as possible heading into the home-stretch of the season.
Last time Green got the the start for a resting KG, he put up 31 points in an all-around great game against the Phoenix Suns. This should also serve to reinvigorate Green’s confidence as an offensive option as he is coming off of a sub-par 2-11 shooting night against his old team on Sunday.
From here on out it will be a battle for seeding in the East, as the playoff teams are all but determined. Time to start rooting against the Kn-ets-awk-ulls-ucks. For those who could not decipher what that was, it was a reckless combination of all the eastern playoff teams minus Miami and Indiana, who seem to be a cut above the rest and out of reach even for the most optimistic Boston fans.