Paul Pierce was so, so wrong

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Even in retirement, Paul Pierce knows how to incite.

But his brash talk carries the risk of getting egg on his face, and the Bucks’ series win over the Celtics put a whole omelet there.

After Boston’s 22-point Game 1 over Milwaukee, Pierce went on ESPN declared the series “over:”

He elaborated on ESPN the next day, saying the Bucks “may win a game, maybe two:”

Instead, Milwaukee won four straight by a combined 65 points. That made Pierce not just wrong, but historically wrong: