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Mickael Pietrus a pleasant surprise

With unexpected return from concussion, he gives Celtics a boost in victory

Updated: April 12, 2012, 2:47 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Typical Mickael Pietrus, he never wants to stick to the script.

Recovering from a Grade 3 concussion suffered last month in Philadelphia, Pietrus wasn't supposed to be back on the floor until the final days of the regular season. Instead, he was a surprise addition to the active roster Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks.

Before the game, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he'd only lean on Pietrus for 5 to 10 minutes, just long enough to knock off some rust. ...

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