It's not often that predictions in sports come true. All you need to do is look at a transcription of all the times Ochocinco opened up his mouth. However, Paul "The Truth" Pierce talked all types of smack about getting to hoist the 3-point championship trophy over his shoulders in victory -- a feat not reached since 1987, when Larry Bird repeated as champ (winning in 1986).
Here's The Truth bringing it home:
Here's #34 telling reporters about his trash talking strategy:
Ironically enough, Dallas was where Bird last hoisted the trophy over his shoulders: