Paul Pierce still feeling neck pain

Updated: February 28, 2013, 3:08 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce said Thursday that his neck pain may not heal this season and claimed he's still fighting through bouts of discomfort due to a nerve issue.

Pierce admitted earlier this month that he played through a pinched nerve in his neck, but it hasn't completely dissipated. Pierce had to be removed from a game in Phoenix last week while battling a stinger early in the second half.

"I probably won't be fully recovered from it until the ...

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