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Pierce ejected after two technicals

MIAMI -- Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce earned two technical fouls in the span of 59 seconds and was ejected from Sunday's Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Miami Heat.

Pierce and James Jones were tagged with double technical fouls after a hard foul by Jones that Pierce took umbrage to with 7:59 remaining. Pierce got in James' face as referees separated them.

Less than a minute later, Pierce and Dwyane Wade earned a double technical for a dust-up when Wade ran hard into a Pierce screen trying to free up teammate Ray Allen.

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