Eh 45 3's is excessive, but that's not why we lost. Most of the 3's we shot weren't bad 3's by my diagnosis.
We lost this game in the 2nd half of the 2nd quarter in which PP was busy getting his *** busted by kenneth faried. He had 16 & 8 at the half and was a terror that whole time.
Will continue to say this. PP can't play. AT ALL. 5 minutes is too much for this guy. Outside of a hot 5 game stretch, Paul Pierce is shooting 28% from 3 this year. He can't hit anything, he can't defend, he can't board, he provides nothing and every minute he plays is a minute CJ / Jeff / Wes / Luc / Austin etc. aren't playing.
Doc has to make a decision here (he'll make the wrong one) as we get closer to playoff time because having Luc in the rotation is one thing, but having BOTH Luc and PP in the rotation screams diaster. ESPECIALLY when blake comes back, which will put PP in the 2nd unit and pair him with Crawford, who together have sported some of the worst defensive net rtgs in the entire league this season.
This game against Denver in the grand scope of things doesn't matter, but it kind of showed you just how toxic Paul Pierce is to this team's success. PP is embarrasing man.
Peep this, when Blake comes back PP will have to be moved to the 2nd unit, and that's a cluster **** because someone won't be able to play, which sucks. Austin / Jamal / Jeff / PP / Cole ? Are they really not going to play Wes? PP is just screwing **** man, what a terrible waste of the mid level exception he's been thus far.