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At the end of game five of the Eastern Conference Finals, Paul Pierce nailed a 3-pointer with LeBron James in his face, to give the Boston Celtics a 4-point lead with just under a minute to play.And according to Bill Simmons of ESPN.com, who had a friend sitting behind the Celtics bench, Pierce let everybody in earshot know that he has confidence that others do not, when he was heard saying this (via The B.S. Report)…
I have the balls to take that shot.
For all the criticism LeBron has received for failing to come up big when it matters most, it is hard not to imagine that Pierce was taking a jab at James and the rest of the Miami Heat.
So if the score is close tonight in game six, Pierce will take the shot, and he has the confidence to make it.
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