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Is Xavier Henry the next Paul Pierce?

Updated: March 12, 2009, 9:06 PM ET
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When Shaq nicknamed Paul Pierce "The Truth" early in Pierce's NBA career, The Diesel obviously knew what he was talking about. Pierce has developed into one of the NBA's best all-around players, and last year he was named Finals MVP after leading the Boston Celtics to their 17th NBA title.

Able to score at will, pass, crash the boards and defend the opposing team's best player, Pierce is simply a matchup nightmare. And he has been since he was in high school at Inglewood (Inglewood, ...

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