The Boston Celtics stormed into Fiserv Forum on Sunday and took Game 1 of their second-round series against Milwaukee Bucks in convincing fashion.

Not many were expecting Game 1 would result in a 22-point stomping of the Bucks, including ex-Celtic Paul Pierce. After originally claiming Milwaukee was capable of winning an NBA championship this year, Pierce apparently changed his mind — and fast.

In fact, “The Truth” appeared fairly convinced on ESPN’s postgame coverage that his former team has the second round pretty much wrapped up.

“I think it’s over,” he said.

Take a look:

Bold.

We’ll just have to wait and see how that prediction holds up. Game 2 is slated for Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.

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