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Playoffs? This fantastic Celtics-Hawks clash requires a check of calendar

Paul Pierce's 34 points included the game winner against the Hawks, who showed they are worthy East foes, Chris Sheridan writes.

Updated: August 6, 2009, 4:14 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- You had to double-check the calendar after this one. It's still November, right? In fact, the midpoint of the month has not yet arrived, so this still qualifies as early November, correct?

Because the scene at the end of this barn burner -- and more importantly, a half-second before the final buzzer -- was like something you'd see in late May or early June.

Paul Pierce screaming in delight. Kevin Garnett punching at the air. The Atlanta Hawks walking ...

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