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Paul Pierce vs Fab Melo at practice

Chuck - Red's Army February 5, 2013 Celtics News, Fab Melo, Paul Pierce 8 Comments

Paul Pierce had some fun with Fab Melo at practice today. Here’s the play-by-play of their impromptu one-on-one battle.

  • Pierce strips Melo
  • Melo jump hook (2-0)
  • Melo double-dribbles
  • Pierce airball/claims foul
  • Pierce baby hook (2-2)
  • Pierce another baby hook (2-4)

Pierce walks away triumphantly

(Video courtesy WEEI’s Mike Petraglia; featured image courtesy Greg Payne)

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  • KGino

    hahaha nice.. love little tidbits like this.. keep up the good work

  • Lundy

    Atleast fab scored, yeah?

  • Brick James

    Awesome clip. It’s easy to underestimate what Pierce does so well: spacing, using his body, quick hands… things you can’t teach. Yes, he’s got 15 years experience on Fab, but there’s certain things you just can’t teach. Pierce took the kid to school.

    • Curt

      You mean he traveled from one side of the court to the other.

  • JimmyG

    I really enjoyed watching this. As KGino pointed out, it’s great to see little things like this.

  • Jim

    Even though that was a drill not a 1v1, 2s are still 1 point and 3s are 2 points.

    Important distinction for the future.

  • Green33

    You’re right on Jim. Any game less than a full run is always scored 1′s&2′s.

  • Chuck

    Including layups, KG shoots 20-21 by my count in the background during this video