ATLANTA, May 1 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce had 36 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday, helping the Boston Celtics beat Atlanta 87-80 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Avery Bradley, subbing for Rondo at point guard, chipped in with 14 points as Boston evened its best-of-seven series at one win apiece.
Atlanta's Josh Smith left the game late in the fourth quarter with a left knee sprain.
The two teams will meet Friday in Boston for Game 3.
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