As the lockout continues to ruin the summer, the madness also continues to provide some snippets from the Celtics 2010-2011 season. Since the inception of the New Big 3 Era, there has been incessant talk about how old Paul, Ray and Kevin are. Amazingly, they were all probably the healthiest out of anyone on the team throughout this season, and they all had several plays to show this. Today's matchup features Ray doing his 3-point bombing, and Paul's throwback dunk-fest of a season.
Seed #9: Ray Allen's Absurd Three (Game 1 ECSF) – With about 5 minutes left in Game 1 and the Celtics trailing by 11, they finally showed signs of life and made a late rally. After LeBron James airballs a floater in the lane, Rajon Rondo swoops in from the baseline for the rebound and flies out to start the fast break. Rondo notices that it's quickly a solo-run until he catches Ray Allen heading towards the left baseline, right in front of Miami's bench. Rondo dishes it to Ray who unloads a bomb while seemingly floating into the sea of Miami fans and drills it. Dwyane Wade can only turn to his bench and raise his arms up as if to say "what else can I do?!?!"
Seed #41: Pierce Posterizes Kris Humphries – A stunning theme spread out throughout the season were Pierce's nasty dunks. This one against New Jersey's Kris Humphries certainly ranks right up there. Pierce is driving up the right side of the court and first goes around the back with the dribble to get past the folding chair defense of Sasha Vujacic, then blasts a one-handed slam over Humphries.