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Paul Pierce enjoys big stage

Celtics' leader gets under Knicks' skin by sparking impressive win

Updated: January 8, 2013, 2:39 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- When his step-back jumper over Tyson Chandler in the final minute of Monday's visit to New York effectively sealed a victory, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce -- as he is wont to do on the Madison Square Garden floor -- smiled and blew a kiss to an audience that couldn't jeer him loud enough.

Just another night on Broadway for Pierce, who in seasons past has soared like an airplane (while Nate Robinson crashed behind him) and taken a midcourt bow after other big shots on ...

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