Found May 01, 2013 on Ultimate Sports Hound:
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
by Michael Richard-Webb   Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce said Wednesday he wants to play at least one more season and he’ll examine his future from there. The question is will he will be back in Boston for the 2013-14 season. Pierce said he hasn’t spent too much time pondering his future, but with his team fighting to keep [...]

Paul Pierce wants to play at least one more year, retire a Celtic even if he's traded

From ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg and Greg Payne at the C's shootaround this morning: Paul Pierce said he wants to play at least one more season, will examine future after that. — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) May 1, 2013 Paul Pierce said he's taking a year-by-year approach for the rest of his career. Plans on playing next year and reevaluating things after. ...

Paul Pierce says he was calm for Game 4 against the Knicks

Unfortunately, the Celtics are no strangers to elimination games like the one played Sunday. Maybe that was why Paul Pierce wasn't as nervous as one would expect when the Celtics were down 3-0, but ended up beating New York 97-90. From WEEI's Green Street: To be honest, I was calm,” Pierce said. “I had a certain calmness about the game today,” Pierce said. Or maybe...

Crowdsourcing the Celtics: Pierce talks about his future. Here’s your take

I’m not thrilled this came up today while this series, technically, is still going on…. but Paul Pierce was asked about his future as a Celtic.  Here’s part of what he said “Truthfully, I haven’t put too much thought into [the future],” Pierce said at the team’s morning shootaround at Madison Square Garden. The Celtics and Knicks clash in Game 5 of an Eastern Conference...

Celtics rumors: Paul Pierce hopes to return

Boston Celtics team captain Paul Pierce told reporters -- including Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston -- yesterday that he hopes to play at least one more season before examining his future beyond that point. Pierce would like to end his career as a Celtic, but it remains to be determined if Boston will bring him back."Well, I always said I want to end my career as a Celtic,"...

Questions regarding the futures of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are right around the corner

Time to move onward? Yesterday Jackie MacMullan wrote a piece for ESPN Boston entitled "Paul Pierce not giving up the ship."  She touches on Pierce's contributions and struggles this series, and notes that each remaining game could be his last as a Celtic.  MacMullan also gives a sobering reality check regarding the current state of the team: "We all know...

Will The Boston Celtics Buy Out Paul Pierce?

credit: With the Boston Celtics already on the brink of elimination in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, many have began to look at what the next step is for the franchise. Their core players, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, will not be getting any younger, and it appears that a roster overhaul may be needed. The big question is what will happen...

Danny Ainge on the "very hard" decision of what to do with Pierce

Paul Pierce is a Celtic legend and will one day have his number hanging from the rafters. But, will he ever wear a different uniform? We've seen that Danny Ainge has been very hesitant to move Pierce in the past. We've heard rumors of deals that could've sent him to the Nets, or Mavs. We heard that the Celtics could've gotten Josh Smith for Pierce this trade deadline...

Knicks flip-flop on doubling Pierce in Game 4

The biggest head scratching move on what hopefully will turn out to be a series swinging Celtics game 4 win, was the Knicks deciding to no longer double Paul Pierce and Jeff Green. The Knicks went away from throwing two guys on them for every first catch, but why? Clearly it had been working in the first three games and inexplicably they decided to stop doing that in the first half...

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett not done yet

The Boston Celtics cowboyed-up last night at Madison Square Garden and sent the first-round series against the New York Knicks back to Boston for Game Six.  Despite a few vestigial stretches of cringe-inducing offense and loss of focus on defense, there was a lot to like about last night’s 92-86 win. The Celtic offense defied Kenyon Martin’s ill-advised eulogy and returned from...

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce leave court without shaking hands (Video)

Kevin Garnett stayed true to his competitive form to the very end. After the Boston Celtics lost to the New York Knicks 88-80 in a series-ending Game 6 at TD Garden on Friday, Garnett walked off the court without appearing to shake hands with his opponents. Teammates Paul Pierce and Jason Terry were right in front of him as they walked off the court and into the locker room. Exiting...

Fight breaks out after Celtics-Knicks Game 5

Boston Celtics reserve guard Jordan Crawford instigated a postgame tussle by taunting New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony following Boston’s 92-86 victory over the Knicks in Game 5 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. As both teams crossed paths leaving the court, 

The Perfect End to the KG Era

This could be it.  After six incredible years, tonight could be the last home game for the Big Three era Celtics.  KG and Paul Pierce aren’t getting any younger, and it’s been widely speculated that either one or both of them will seriously consider retiring at the end of the season.  Additionally, many believe that Danny Ainge will use this offseason to try and rebuild/reposition...

Paul Pierce, Doc Rivers Spoke With Jason Collins Before He Came Out, Gave Him Unconditional Support

WALTHAM, Mass. — Shortly before Jason Collins went public with a historic announcement, he called one of his former coaches to give him the groundbreaking news everyone would know in a few hours: Collins is gay. On the phone with Doc Rivers, though, Collins was not able to give his message as easily and succinctly as he did in print. So, the Celtics coach interrupted him. “When...

5 Things Celtics must do to win tonight - Game 6

Tonight, the Celtics will look to even up their series with the Knicks when they play what could be their final game at the TD Garden this season. The Celtics have been in complete control in these last two games, and I don't see that changing anytime soon. Right now, the Celtics are the better team. They have more experience and more momentum. I'll be shocked if they drop...

Game 5 Preview: Boston Celtics at New York Knicks

Boston Celtics (1-3, 0-2 road) @ New York Knicks (3-1, 2-0 home) Madison Square Garden, 7:00 pm on TNT/WEEI Officials: Joe Crawford, James Capers, Sean Corbin Line: New York -9 (180) Get Tickets to Tonight’s Game at Madison Square Garden After getting beat soundly in the series' first 3 games, the Celtics managed to salvage Game 4 at home and avoid elimination.  Boston led...
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