Originally Posted by T21
Its a damn shame that his name always gets dragged through the dirt! I think he is probably most underrated star player in the NBA. To make things worse most of this stuff comes from the Celtics brass, who claims to be old-school, respectful and loyal to their star players. Man is in his prime and Celts would be crazy to trade him - they could never get enough value in return. However, if they want to rebuild (once again?!), well, OK...
What are you talking about? The Celtic front office has never publicly said anything bad about P. They were probably mad at him privately after last year's bad behaviour in Game 6 vs. Indy but publicly they still defended him.