But what's mind blowing about the Celtics core players? Well, 3 of those players share names with galagos.
The Rondo dwarf galago (coincidentally, the smallest of all galago species)
The only organisms I can find named Pierce's ___ are Pierce's Disease, which is a bacterial disease that affects grape vines, and Pierce's Pride Tomato, which is an heirloom varietal.
Special thanks to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammals, page 306, and coffee, for fostering the need for reading material.