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Doc Rivers: Paul Pierce to play

Updated: May 10, 2012, 8:38 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Paul Pierce will attempt to play through the pain of a sprained MCL in his left knee, but is uncertain how the team will compensate if the injury continues to be a hindrance to the team captain.

"Honestly, it's not the best situation, but he's going to play," Rivers said. "We just gotta figure out what he can do on the floor. It's tough. He's a scorer, and I think Paul can score in any situation, but for us, we just have to figure out what ...

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