but they still had paul pierce and he came up big. scoops the bad pass. give-and-go. finishes with the dunk. less than a minute later, pierce hits a huge three, puts the celtics up seven. pierce 36-14. just over a minute remaining. pierce hits a game-clinching foul shot. watch this afterwards. a little tim tebow tribute at center court. pierce leads the celtics to a victory, 87-80. without rondo. [ laughter ] >> without rondo. >> i'm sorry. that's funny. >> that's good. >>> to baseball now. the nationals fans got what they wanted. they got a star pitcher. now this 19-year-old kid, bryce harper. >> this guy is a punk, right? >> check out the -- >> the home debut of the phenom, bryce harper. >> going to be huge. >> watch. >> left fielder, number 34, bryce harper! [ applause ] >> he got a nice ovation from the people who were there. unfortunately, there weren't many there. first home major league at-bat for bryce harper. strikes out to four pitches. 0 for three in the game. he is two for nine in his young career. >> the stadium wasn't filled up? >> no. not even half full
paul pierce tries a desperation three-pointer but can't get it to fall. dooling grabs the rebound but doesn't have any luck either. sixers win 82-75. that forces a decisive game seven in boston. >> who do you like in game seven? >> that wasn't so bad. >> it wasn't so bad. but the heat can advance to the -- >> i don't care. >> you're wearing your celtics -- >> to be whoey now. a shootout between the rangers and devils at the garden. devils get on the board early when gionta finds the net with the goal three minutes into the first period that. gives them a 1-0 lead. not even two minutes later, the devils score again. this time, patrik elias with the goal, and the devils are up 2-0. mika, still in the first period. travis zajac finds the net for the devils making it 3-0. the rangers never recover from the early onslaught, and the devils win 5-3 and take a three-game to two lead in the series. >> talk about an onslaught. >> you look fantastic. >> thank you. >>> now to the red sox try to get back to the .500 mark taking on the first place orioles in baltimore.
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