Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA Roundup: Celtics Spoil Pierce's Farewell with Win over Clippers

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA Roundup: Celtics Spoil Pierce's Farewell with Win over Clippers

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BOSTON * Isaiah Thomas stole the spotlight from Paul Pierce on Sunday, scoring 28 points to lead Boston to its seventh straight victory, a 107-102 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in the former Celtics captain's final game in the Garden.

Al Horford had 13 points and a season-high 15 rebounds for the Celtics, who brought Pierce to tears with a first-quarter highlight video. Thomas had eight assists but had a four-game streak of 35- point games snapped.

Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford scored 23 apiece for Los Angeles, which lost for the sixth time in eight games. Pierce's only points came on a 3-pointer after checking in with 19 seconds left and the game out of reach.

Pierce, 39, has said he will retire after the season. …

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