Paul Pierce RUMORS & NEWS

  • Paul Pierce Retires As Member Of Celtics

    CBS Boston "Paul Pierce is back where he belongs. The Celtics tweeted out a picture Monday afternoon showing Pierce in full Celtics gear holding up his No. 34 jersey. Pierce, 39, retired from basketball after this past season. He played for the Celtics for 15 seasons before playing for the Nets..." July 17

  • Clippers Waive Paul Pierce

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have created room on their roster to accommodate their imminent Chris Paul trade by waiving Paul Pierce, tweets Shams Charania of The Vertical. Pierce, a 19-year NBA veteran, has already announced his retirement from the NBA, making today’s roster move a formality. Pierce’s..." June 28

  • Paul Pierce Floated Forming A BIG3 Super Team With Kobe Bryant And Kevin Garnett

    Dime Magazine "When the BIG3 made its debut in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, the stands at Barclays Center were packed with fans looking to catch a glimpse of some of their former favorite NBA players back on the court. The marquee attraction for the BIG3 is Allen Iverson, even if he doesn’t want it to be..." June 27

  • Paul Pierce hopeful for a Celtics reconnection with Ray Allen

    Fanrag Sports "The 2007-08 Boston Celtics won the franchise’s 17th and most recent NBA title, and with the 10th anniversary of that victory coming next season there’s still the issue of there not being much communication between former Celtic Ray Allen and the rest of that team. On Wednesday, Paul Pierce told..." June 14

  • ESPN Will Reportedly Bring Paul Pierce To NBA Countdown Full-Time Next Season

    Uproxx "There’s been an awful lot of shakeup over at ESPN the past few months, with the Worldwide Leader parting ways with some of its most high-profile and well-respected talent. But they’ve also done a few things right recently. The Jump with Rachel Nichols is one of the savvier and more entertaining..." June 13

  • Paul Pierce agrees with Dwight Howard that Kevin Durant is better than LeBron James

    Sportsnaut "Paul Pierce has not been bashful about sharing his distaste for Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors for most of the NBA season. But following Golden State’s Game 3 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the recently retired star gave credit where he felt it was due. What we’re..." June 08

  • Paul Pierce thinks LeBron James is nowhere near Michael Jordan

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James may have surpassed Michael Jordan on Thursday as the NBA’s all-time leading playoff scorer, but Paul Pierce apparently feels that means very little in the grand scheme of things. Pierce was watching “Undisputed” on FS1 Friday morning, and he was stunned to hear host Nick Wright..." May 26

  • Paul Pierce 'Harden's One of the Greatest ... Deserves MVP'

    TMZ "Paul Pierce rides with James Harden -- saying the guy is still "one of the greatest" and deserves the NBA MVP ... even after the disappointing way the Rockets ended their season. The Truth was leaving Tao in L.A. Thursday night when he told us he'll ALWAYS support California-raised players like..." May 12

  • Brandon Jennings says Pierce doesn't deserve farewell tour

    Yardbarker "Paul Pierce’s Hall of Fame career came to an end Sunday after 19 illustrious seasons, and he was showered by congrats and well wishes from his fellow NBA players. Alas, Wizards guard Brandon Jennings was not one of them. After Pierce’s Clippers were eliminated by the Utah Jazz to wrap up the..." May 01

  • LeBron: Pierce's 'next stop is the Hall of Fame'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James said his old playoff nemesis Paul Pierce's next stop is the hall of fame. Pierce, 39, is done playing after 19 NBA seasons and a trove of playoff battles against James. Pierce's last game was the Los Angeles Clippers' Game 7 loss to the Utah Jazz Sunday. James and Pierce are..." May 01

  • Chris Paul told Paul Pierce: “You’re not ending your career in Utah”

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Clippers lose their final game this season — maybe Sunday, maybe not for weeks — the Hall of Fame career of Paul Pierce will come to an end. It’s not why Doc Rivers was leaning so heavily on Pierce Friday night, that’s more desperation on a shorthanded (and not that deep to start with)..." April 29

  • Draymond Green Continued His Beef With Paul Pierce By Saying He Couldn’t Carry A Team

    Uproxx "Draymond Green is a noted conversationalist, and his in-game dialogues with opposing players can sometimes go a little overboard. At least that was the argument among many critics after he unleashed a hot verbal torrent on Paul Pierce in a game against the Clippers last week. First, Pierce..." February 28

  • Draymond ribs Pierce for playoff struggles before Big 3 arrived

    San Jose Mercury News "Draymond Green explained the origins of his trash talk with Paul Pierce that went viral. He then took Pierce and his fans to task for what he called revisionist history. “I said what I had to say,” Green explained on his podcast with me, Uninterrupted’s Dray Day. “And he said no more after..." February 28

  • Draymond Green to Paul Pierce: ‘You thought you was Kobe’

    Sportsnaut "Draymond Green loves to talk trash on the court. Draymond Green does not love the Los Angeles Clippers. So it stands to reason that Green would be pumped up when his Golden State Warriors took on the Clippers Thursday night in Oakland. The game wasn’t more than a minute in before Draymond..." February 24

  • Danny Ainge Won’t Rule Out Paul Pierce Having His Celtics Job Some Day

    NESN "“The Truth” can pretty much write his own ticket. Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was asked this week about Paul Pierce possibly assuming a role with the organization upon retiring after this season. Ainge couldn’t say for sure what the future holds for the..." February 11

  • Paul Pierce: Westbrook, Cousins only players with 'competitive fire' gene

    USA Today "Add Paul Pierce to the list of NBA players — both current and former — who have been critical of the level of competition in today's NBA in recent weeks. Making an appearance on Mike & Mike on Wednesday morning, the 39-year-old future Hall of Famer said that the league is far from what it used..." February 09

  • Boston legend Paul Pierce proud of Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'He's taken the torch'

    Boston Globe "On Saturday night, on the eve of his final game at TD Garden, former Celtics legend Paul Pierce went out to dinner at one of his favorite Boston restaurants, Strega. While there, he ran into point guard Isaiah Thomas, the current Celtic who would like to someday become a franchise legend,..." February 06

  • Doc Rivers starts Paul Pierce for his final game in Boston

    CSN New England "The Celtics faithful won’t have to wait too long to let Paul Pierce know just how much they will miss him. The Captain, who announced earlier this season that he was going to retire after this season, will get the start tonight for the Los Angeles Clippers. Pierce, who spent his first 15..." February 05

  • 1-on-1 with Paul Pierce as he says goodbye to Boston

    Boston Globe "Paul Pierce will make his final appearance in Boston when the Clippers face the Celtics on Sunday. Pierce, who is retiring at season’s end, spent his first 15 pro seasons with the Celtics. He was a 10-time All-Star and helped the team to the 2008 NBA title. In an interview with the Globe on..." February 04