Rivers decides to give Pierce a night off
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Boston coach Doc Rivers says he plans to rest Paul Pierce when the Celtics face the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday night.
The decision to sit the 35-year-old Pierce comes with Boston preparing for its ninth road game in the last 11 games.
Jeff Green gets the start against the NBA-worst Bobcats (13-50).
Rivers says he pondered sitting Pierce, Garnett or Jason Terry while on the flight to Charlotte from Oklahoma City. He chose Pierce.
Rivers laughed when ...
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