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Paul Pierce was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in June, ending his 15-season career with the Boston Celtics. After nine teams passed on Pierce in the 1998 NBA Draft, the Celtics decided enough was enough and took the former Kansas star. Their faith in Pierce paid off; he developed into a franchise player, franchise icon, [...]
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Paul Pierce‘s memories in Boston run deep. Fifteen years in one place will do that.
As Pierce prepares to move on from his time as a Celtic and into his new surroundings as a Brooklyn Net, he took some time Tuesday to look back on his years in green. The 35-year-old forward opened an Instagram account (@paulpierce) to post photos of his favorite memories with the Celtics and to...
A.B. As of last weekend, Paul Pierce is officially no longer a member of the Boston Celtics. Considered by many to be one of the top 5 Celtics players of all time, Pierce spent the last 15 years as a member of the Green. During that span Pierce won an NBA Championship in 2008 and scored over 20,000 career points. So while Pierce’s career will continue, “The Truth” will take...
Paul Pierce, the former longtime Celtic, has moved on from the team in green and white to the team in black and white.
The newest Brooklyn Net throughout Monday’s press conference did not look to pleasant on being traded, but as the display went on and it finally hit him that he will not be a Celtic, things started to make sense.
“It hasn’t really sunk in,” Pierce said. “I...
The Brooklyn Nets introduced Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry on Thursday at the Barclays Center. “I’m no longer a Boston Celtic. I’m a Brooklyn Net, and that’s what it is right now. It’s a business. At some point we all have to move on, and I’m here to try to create some kind of
Today was the day that it all became real.
Those pictures of Garnett and Pierce jerseys weren’t Photoshopped. It wasn’t an elaborate promo for TBS’s “Deal With It.”
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn Nets. (Oh, and Jason Terry too).
Kevin Garnett has been here before. His departure from Minnesota seems to have been ages ago. This whole “change of address”...
Paul Pierce’s 15 years in Celtics Green will never be forgotten. “The Truth” will go down as one of the best players in franchise history.
He took time out to thank the fans of Boston on Twitter.
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) July 16, 2013
You will be missed 34, you will be missed.
#ThankYouPierce For the memories!
Paul Pierce may have looked low-spirited during his introductory news conference Thursday in Brooklyn, but believe it or not, the former Celtics captain had to do some work to woo one of his Boston teammates and ultimately complete the trade that sent him to the Nets.
Once Pierce realized that a deal was in the works to send him to Brooklyn and give him one last chance at a championship...
Let me start this piece off by saying Paul Pierce has been my favorite basketball player since he entered the league. Fifteen years I’ve rooted on my Celtics and watched “The Truth” materialize into one of the greatest players of this generation. Although I knew a trade was possible, I never really thought he wouldn’t finish his career in Boston. I don’t think Pierce though...
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Paul Pierce sends out his thank you's via Instagram and Twitter. This one to Mr. Donnie Wahlberg. The Truth is taking his talents to Brooklyn..
The Boston Celtics acquired a $10.3 million trade exception in their trade of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets.
The Celtics will have 365 days to use to the traded player exception.
With the acquisitions of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry and returning caliber pieces, the Brooklyn Nets seem to have thrown all of their chips in for a championship scenery.
The trio, along with new head coach Jason Kidd and general manager Billy King, addressed the city of Brooklyn and the media on Thursday at the Barclay Center.
Check out the newest members of the Nets below.
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in June as part of a surprising multi-player deal. The three players are expected to solidify an already strong roster and potentially lead Brooklyn to a title run. The trade was jarring because not many expected to see happen Pierce and KG [...]