Pierce, Walker Named Co-Players of the Month
Walker and Pierce have led the team to its best start in 10 years.
Pierce averaged 27.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 2.06 steals while Walker added 23.4 points, 9.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.13 steals in leading the Celtics to an 11-5 record.
Walker joins Pierce and Larry Bird as the only Celtics to ever win the NBA's Player of the Month Award. Bird won the award seven times, while Pierce won the award last March for the first time in his career.
Paul Pierce & Antoine Walker, Boston
Other Eastern Conference candidates for NBA Player of the Month included Cleveland's Andre Miller, Indiana's Jermaine O'Neal, New Jersey's Jason Kidd, Orlando's Tracy McGrady and Washington's Michael Jordan.