Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce acknowledges Isaiah Thomas as one of the league's great scorers (David Butler II/USA Today)
February 04, 2017 - 11:25 am
Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas found out on Friday that a future Hall of Famer thinks the 5-foot-9 guard has what it takes to win an NBA title. In a recent one-on-one interview with Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach , Paul Pierce commented on this season's Celtics team and called Thomas a "...
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Ray Allen
John Tomase
November 01, 2016 - 9:07 am
Ray Allen is finally retiring. The two-time champion and former Celtics great, who hasn't played since the Heat lost the 2014 Finals to the Spurs, announced his retirement in a letter to his 13-year-old self on the Players' Tribune website. "I write this to you today as a 41-year-old man who is...
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October 12, 2016 - 12:29 pm
The speculation has circulated for a while, but now it can be booked: Paul Pierce is going to retire as a member of the Celtics. The 38-year old, who will turn 39 on Thursday, had announced on The Players' Tribune on Sept. 26 that he would retire after one more season with the Clippers in 2016-17...
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Mike Petraglia
September 26, 2016 - 2:09 pm
WALTHAM -- Danny Ainge had the chance to pay tribute to a pair of all-time greats that combined to bring home one title to Boston and nearly another. Hours before Monday's media day in Waltham, 38-year-old Paul Pierce announced that this season would be his last in the NBA after 19 seasons. "Well...
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Paul Pierce
September 26, 2016 - 5:45 am
Paul Pierce kept it short, sweet and direct. He's retiring after this season. The soon-to-be 39-year-old announced on The Players' Tribune website Monday morning that after this season with the Clippers he will be retiring. He accompanied a story with a tweet reading: "It's time." There was...
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Paul Pierce
September 07, 2016 - 7:27 am
Paul Pierce has not yet solidified his plans for the upcoming season, but if retirement is that decision, Pierce's most recent (and most familiar) coach is encouraging him to do so as a member of the Celtics. At Tuesday's annual ABCD Hoops Dream fundraiser at TD Garden, Clippers coach Doc Rivers...
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August 17, 2016 - 6:34 am
Don't grab those old Paul Pierce Celtics jerseys out of the cellar. It doesn't look like a Boston return is going to happen. Though never really rumored that a Pierce return was imminent -- or even a likely, for that matter -- there was some hope among C's supporters that maybe, just maybe, the...
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July 12, 2016 - 8:53 am
According to the L.A. Times, Clippers forward Paul Pierce intends to play in the 2016-17 season. https://twitter.com/latbbolch/status/751808536338788352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Pierce, who will turn 39 on Oct. 13, is now one of three active players drafted before 2000. He averaged 6.1 points per game...
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Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko defends against Clippers forward Paul Pierce in the first half Monday. (Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2016 - 9:43 pm
Doc Rivers could laugh about it after his team's 114-90 win over the Celtics on Monday night, but the moment Paul Pierce went down in the second quarter clutching his right knee, joking was the last thing from his mind. With just over two minutes left in the first half, Pierce drove to his left...
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Paul Pierce
February 10, 2016 - 3:06 pm
As Paul Pierce returned to TD Garden as a member of the Clippers, the 18-year veteran said Wednesday's game against the Celtics might be the last time he plays in Boston. "It could be, Pierce said before the game. "I'm not 100 percent sure, but, you know, like I've been saying the last two years, I...
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