Paul Pierce

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Brooks Sutherland
July 18, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Jayson Tatum’s game has already earned him praise from players, Brad Stevens and has landed him on the All-NBA Summer League Second Team . Now, the rookie and No. 3 overall pick has earned the stamp of approval from a Celtics legend, who officially retired with the franchise Monday—Paul Pierce...
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Olivia Healy
July 18, 2017 - 10:45 am
On Monday, Paul Pierce signed his final contract with Boston so he could end his career as a Celtic. Pierce was drafted by the Celtics in 1998 and was with the organization for the first 15 years of his NBA career. During his time with the Celtics, he captured an NBA championship, finals MVP, among...
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Scott McLaughlin
July 17, 2017 - 5:18 pm
Paul Pierce will retire as a Celtic. The team announced Monday that it has signed the 19-year veteran to a contract that allows him to retire as a member of the organization with which he spent his first 15 NBA seasons. Pierce is the Celtics' second all-time leading scorer with 24,021 points, and...
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Alex Reimer
June 26, 2017 - 1:21 pm
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have a close bond. They're such good friends, in fact, that Garnett now lives in Pierce's neighborhood. ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst says Garnett, whose Malibu home is undergoing renovations, recently rented a house next to his former Celtics teammate. "Apparently...
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John Hand
June 14, 2017 - 2:03 pm
They say time heals all wounds and it appears it might only be a short while before Paul Pierce and Ray Allen are friends again. “I know eventually it’s gonna smooth over,” said Pierce in a recent interview via B . “We’ll all sit down one day, probably have a cigar, glass of wine and talk...
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Alex Reimer
June 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Paul Pierce may be spending a lot more time on the set of ESPN's NBA Countdown in the coming years. Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch speculates Pierce will be added full-time to the studio show next season, after a successful hosting stint during the NBA Finals. ESPN's courting of Pierce dates...
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Ray Allen played in two Finals with the Heat. (Soobum Im-USA Today Sports)
March 20, 2017 - 10:37 am
Rajon Rondo is organizing a reunion for the 2008 Celtics. But Ray Allen isn't invited. In an interview with The Undefeated , Rondo said he is planning a vacation with his former teammates to commemorate the championship run. But apparently, there was uniform opposition to Allen coming along. "I...
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Paul Pierce looks forward to the day he, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo will have a reunion for the first time since 2012 (Josue Pavon/
February 06, 2017 - 2:01 pm
Before playing his final game in Boston, Paul Pierce answered an array of questions about his legacy, playing at TD Garden one last time and his role with the Clippers. But when Pierce was asked about his relationship with Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo, he smiled. And talked about how...
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Paul Pierce kisses the parquet floor one last time in his final game at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: (Bob DeChiara/USA Today)
February 05, 2017 - 1:09 pm
It was a perfect ending for Celtics fans. Paul Pierce knocked in the final shot, and the Celtics won the game. Towards the end of a 107-102 Celtics win over the Clippers, fans spent the most of the second half chanting for Pierce to come back in the game. With 19.8 second left, Clippers head...
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Paul Pierce will play his final game in a building he called home while creating countless memories for 15 years (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today)
February 04, 2017 - 6:30 pm
History won't only take place in Houston's NRG Stadium on Sunday. Nearly 2,000 miles away from Super Bowl LI, the purest scorer in Celtics history will play his last game in Boston. Paul Pierce, who plans to retire after this season, will give Celtics fans one final performance on his beloved...
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