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Paul Pierce Shares Story Behind Favorite Game-Winning Shot (Video)

Paul Pierce has spent this week illustrating exactly how it feels to attempt a game-winning buzzer-beater in an NBA game. On Monday, Pierce shared the story of his most painful miss, which came in 2000 loss to the Toronto Raptors during the formative years of his Boston Celtics career. His Tuesday column for The Players’ Tribune was a bit more upbeat. In the latter, Pierce described...
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Paul Pierce Recalls Infamous Missed Shot In Players’ Tribune Piece

Paul Pierce has missed plenty of big shots in his 16-year NBA career, but there’s one in particular that stuck with him. Pierce wrote an article for The Players’ Tribune on Monday, and he recalled a game between the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors from 15 years ago. That night, he learned a thing or two about not getting down on himself after...
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Paul Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee. Pierce knocked knees with a Golden State defender in the closing seconds of a loss on Tuesday night, but coach Randy Wittman said before the game against the Wolves that he expected his veteran to be available. Pierce tried to warmup...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

KG trade cements Celtics-Nets 2013 deal as one of worst ever

    This embed is invalid   " /> Every Boston Red Sox fan remembers the Heathcliff Slocumb trade. You know, the 1997 deal in which the Sox dealt a middling reliever to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for two players — Jason Varitek and Derek Lowe — who less than a decade later would help bring the city its first championship in 86 years? With every month...
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WATCH: Paul Pierce shoves Drake for being annoying

Paul Pierce clearly wasn’t enjoying Drake’s company on Wednesday night, so he shoved the rapper to create some separation between the two. Drake was seated courtside for Wizards-Raptors, and he and his friends were enjoying the action from the front-row view. Toward the end of the game, with just 12 seconds remaining and the Raptors leading 95-93, Pierce attempted to inbound...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce shoves Drake after rapper crowds him on inbounds play (video)

Paul Pierce had no time or patience for the inappropriate front row antics of Drake during the tense, waning moments of a tight basketball game between the Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night. But given the annoyingly foolish conduct of the Toronto-based rapper, it wouldn’t have mattered if Drake’s...Read More The post Paul Pierce shoves...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake Gets A Little Too Close for Comfort to Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce was set to inbounds the basketball with 12.9 seconds and the Washington Wizards trailing the Toronto Raptors 95-93. Then there was Drake. The Raptors “global ambassador” was standing over the shoulder of Pierce just as he was about to make the most important inbounds of the game. Believing Drake was a little too close for comfort, Pierce gave Drake a nice quick shove...
Via KCM Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce passes Alexis English on the NBA all-time scoring list

With a three-pointer in the opening minutes of the Washington Wizards game against the Charlotte Hornets, Paul Pierce passed Alexis English for 15th all-time on the NBA scoring list: Pierce has 25,622 career points and has his sights on two former C's legends: Kevin Garnett is still adding to his 25,884 points, but you have to wonder if this could be KG's last season. One of the...
Via Celtics Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce suggests turning game off to get "game" on

For those of us who have spent decades watching NBA basketball, it often strikes us the frequency of gentle pleasantries among members of opposing teams. It is no rare sight to see a center drop a shooting guard in mid-flight only to offer him a loving hand of reconciliation. We have all seen the offensive display of a small forward joking mid-game with his defensive assignment,...
Via Celtics Life
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Computers to blame for lack of NBA trash talk

Paul Pierce seems to be fully embracing his role as the NBA’s awesome old guy.   Pierce continues to be a legitimate contributor for one of the Washington Wizards — one of the Eastern Conference’s best teams — but his play might be taking a back seat to the things he continues to say. The former Boston Celtics star doesn’t limit his talk to off the court, though. He...
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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