Originally Posted by Real Men Wear Green
Pierce isn't a lock but he's a hair under 20 ppg and the coaches have voted for him 10 of the last 11 seasons. A 3 All-Star team should be better but the record will still be over .500 at the current pace. The coaches will support him again barring a major change in his performance.
Pierce's scoring will go higher because I believe his shooting % will get better. I also don't believe that Rivers will be forever incapable of realizing some of his team's problems...not to mention that the Celtics should make a move at C, improving the team completely. But 3 all-stars is a lot.