Paul Pierce

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Alex Reimer
September 07, 2018 - 12:54 pm
Ray Allen may have a strained relationship with some of his ex-Celtics teammates. But the Hall of Fame guard says he still reflects fondly on his five years in Boston. "People look at how I left, but I look at how I lived while I was (in Boston)," Allen said Thursday, per ESPN . "That to me is the...
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Alex Reimer
August 20, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Several NBA stars have opened up about their bouts with depression in a laudable attempt to destigmatize mental illness. Most notably, Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan published essays on their struggles last season, which prompted the NBA Players’ Association to hire its first director of mental...
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Alex Reimer
August 13, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The 2008 Celtics rode Ubuntu all the way to a championship. Paul Pierce, the captain of that team, says this year’s star-studded squad will have to be similarly selfless. At a public appearance in Brookline Friday, Pierce talked about how the Celtics must bypass personal achievements in order to...
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Ryan Hannable
February 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
There could be another number being retired by the Celtics in the near future. After getting his No. 34 retired over the weekend, speaking to ESPN , Paul Pierce believes Kevin Garnett's No. 5 is next. "Without a doubt, KG's number will be [the next one] retired in Boston," said Pierce. "It's going...
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Ty Anderson
February 14, 2018 - 2:32 am
Former Celtic Ray Allen broke his straight-up awkward silence surrounding Paul Pierce’s retirement ceremony by way of a sappy Instagram post Tuesday praising the friend and teammate he shares 2008 NBA Champion honors with. In the post, Allen says everything you’d want him to, and even uses the ‘...
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Kyle DaLuz
February 13, 2018 - 7:42 pm
Former Celtics guard Ray Allen is attempting to make amends with his old Boston counterparts. Allen, who did not attend Paul Pierce's jersey retirement ceremony at the TD Garden Sunday afternoon, took to Instagram Tuesday night to congratulate Pierce on his accomplishment and reflected on the 2008...
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Josue Pavon
February 12, 2018 - 11:01 am
It was an emotional night at TD Garden Sunday evening. Following the Celtics blowout loss to the Cavaliers, Paul Pierce's No. 34 was lifted into the rafters as his legacy was officially cemented into franchise history as one of the greatest players to ever play for the organization. Surrounded by...
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Lucy Burdge
February 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: New York at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7...
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Rob Bradford
February 11, 2018 - 10:35 pm
Saturday night was crazy. It started with Robert Parish offering the bold, albeit misguided, proclamation that Paul Pierce was the best offensive player in Celtics history. That was followed by an epic social media debate, led by a fired-up Bob Ryan. (Is there anything better than a fired-up Bob...
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Rob Bradford
February 10, 2018 - 7:53 pm
It's not a number retirement party without a few bold statements. And Saturday night Robert Parish offered a doozy. Speaking to the media prior to a dinner celebrating Paul Pierce's No. 34 going to the TD Garden rafters Sunday, the former Celtics center put Pierce on a pedestal not everyone might...
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