30 is the new 20 for Pierce, Allen

Celtics' hot hands feed off each other for 30-plus points each in Game 3 win

Updated: April 23, 2011, 11:11 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers implored his troops to keep it simple and this was about as simple as it gets.

Paul Pierce and Ray Allen couldn't miss, so Boston put the ball in their hands and reaped the benefits. What was supposed to be playoff basketball's triumphant return to the mecca that is Madison Square Garden, turned into nothing more than a street-ball game with Pierce and Allen amusing themselves by simply trying to one-up each other.

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