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Pietrus takes unique path to postseason

Is Mickael Pietrus the LeBron stopper? Nah, just a guy trying to enjoy the challenge.

Originally Published: May 23, 2009
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- As you contemplate whether LeBron James will score 40, 50 or 60 points in tonight's crucial Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, give a little consideration to the guy who will try to prevent that from happening.

That guy is Mickael Pietrus, the athletic Frenchman by way of the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe who joined the Orlando Magic last summer as a free agent. As the season developed, Pietrus was widely considered something of a bust as he was injured, lost his ...

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