Paul Pierce out 2 weeks

The Boston Celtics announced today that forward Paul Pierce underwent arthroscopic irrigation on his right knee to clean a knee infection at New England Baptist Hospital this morning.  Celtics Team Physician Dr. Brian McKeon performed the procedure.  Pierce is expected to miss the next two weeks.

Pierce, a 6’7” forward, has played in every game this season for the Celtics and is averaging a team-high 18.2 points.  He is currently shooting a career-high 47.3% from three-point land and is ranked fifth in the NBA.  The Kansas product netted a season-high 33 points against the Knicks on November 22.

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