Shaq still has some hops remaining in his tank and played with energy throughout the game. He had a double-double with 12 points, 12rebounds with 2 blocks.

Paul Pierce scored the most for the Celtics, notching 20 points,making 8 out of his 15 attempts from the field.

The Celtics (32-9) beat the Pistons (15-27) 86-82 in the match held inthe TD Garden on Wednesday.

The Boston Celtics won their fourth consecutive game while the Pistons' three game-winning streak was stopped.