Kendrick Perkins Brings Pels Old School Toughness

When the Boston Celtics won their recent NBA Championship 8 years ago, everyone remembers "The Big Three" of Garnett, Pierce and Allen. Many also recall the young point guard Rajon Rondo's suffocating defense and ball distribution. But most casual fans have a hard time coming up with the 5th starter. But without Kendrick Perkins' toughness and intimidation, there's no way the Celtics could have beaten the powerful Lakers...and that is exactly what Perk is trying to instill in the Pelicans.