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Pierce shrugs off injury

Knee is 'tender' but he says he will be ready for Hawks

Paul Pierce is attended to by teammates (from left) Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Perkins, and Kevin Garnett after his knee buckled near the end of the game. Pierce said the injury didn't appear serious. Paul Pierce is attended to by teammates (from left) Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Perkins, and Kevin Garnett after his knee buckled near the end of the game. Pierce said the injury didn't appear serious. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
By Frank Dell'Apa
Globe Staff / December 16, 2008

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Paul Pierce was escorted off the court by Glen Davis and Leon Powe in the final minute of the Celtics' 100-91 win over Utah last night with a left knee injury, but he is probable for tomorrow's visit to Atlanta. (Full article: 769 words)

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