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Defense crests while Pierce rests

Celtics impressive on trip’s first stop

By Frank Dell’Apa
Globe Staff / December 27, 2009

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Paul Pierce was campaigning to return to action the day after undergoing surgery for an infection in his right knee last week. But coach Doc Rivers turned down Pierce’s request to join the team in Orlando, where the Celtics took an 86-77 victory Friday. And the Celtics are discouraging Pierce from attempting to return before their next home game, against ... (Full article: 789 words)

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