Found October 03, 2012 on Players View:
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics

It seems that Ray Allen is not the only Boston Celtics legend that has pictured greener pastures elsewhere.

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Video: Paul Pierce holds court in Turkey

A jet-lagged Paul Pierce talked to the Boston media after the Celtics first practice in Istanbul. What Courtney Lee brings to the team was a main topic of conversation.

So it begins..

This is fantastic. Paul Pierce just tweeted this great team pic as the C’s embark to Istanbul, Turkey to begin the 2012 NBA Preseason. Check out KG on the far right with those glasses. Man this is going to be a fun season…UBUNTU! And we r off to Istanbul ill holla… — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 1, 2012

Celtics loungin' out in Istanbul

Paul Pierce via twitterBeing together builds chemistry this is the start Quick, name whoever's missing. Darko is obviously one of them, but we know he's either out killing someone or searching for Semih.

GreenLight Madness: Final Four – Seed #2 vs Seed #14

The second final four matchup features two huge three-pointers at different yet equally important times.  One was by The Truth, the other by Rondo.  I know which one I would vote for (hint: the ECF, on the road, is far more significant). #2 Seed: Paul Pierce’s Cold-Blooded Three: The Celtics dropped the first two games in Miami during the Eastern Conference Finals, the first...

Boston Celtics Star Paul Pierce Thanks The Fans Of Istanbul, Turkey

A.B. “We can’t wait to put on a show for your guys tomorrow” AKA we can’t wait to crush your hometown team Fernerbahce Ulker and show you how real basketball is played.

Tough life these Celtics are living right now

Paul Pierce, twitterView from the room in Istanbul That hotel and view are RIDICULOUS. Paul Pierce, twitterJust made it to the room I wonder if Paul is desperately searching for Semih?

Celtics Having Fun Along With the Work

Paul Pierce, Dionte Christmas and Jason Terry have been engaging in some impromptu three point shooting contests after practices. Word is that Dionte is holding his own against the two veteran gunners. Rajon Rondo joined the press corps and decided to take a few photos at practice today. Paul Pierce tweeted the photo cautioning Rondo to get his good side. Does The Captain...

Check out this awesome pic of the Celtics about to take flight

via Paul Pierce's twitterAnd we r off to Istanbul ill holla You can click the pic to enlarge. A few quick reactions: Lol at KG in the corner. Jason Collins is looking like P.J. Brown in the back. Darko is missing, so let's hope he hasn't killed anyone yet.

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Still Going Strong, As Retirement Will Have to Wait

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have not really played together for a long time, relatively speaking. They spent a larger portion of their careers playing without each other than with each other, even if Garnett wearing Timberwolves royal blue seems like a distant memory. They have a long time to go, for instance, before they match the 12 years Bill Russell and Sam Jones shared the...

Update from Istanbul: The Boston Celtics first scrimmage

After several days of drilling reminiscent of Hoosiers, Celtics.Com is reporting today that the Boston Celtics scrimmaged. All reports indicate that Doc Rivers allowed the players to run the show, as he sat back and enjoyed the beauty that is the 2012-13 Boston Celtics. Paul Pierce was excited to run a few plays that had not [...]

Celtics Get Right to Work in Turkey

Above is a photo of the Celtics arriving in Turkey and heading into their first practice upon arrival. You can find a video of their arrival here. A Sherrod Blakely is reporting that Doc put his Celtics right to work once they got to Turkey. When they arrived in Turkey after an 11 hour flight, Doc put his team through an hour long practice. He wanted to keep them awake because...

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are having intense scrimmages

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Today’s practice just wrapped up. Quite a bit of live scrimmaging today, a good prep for tomorrow’s first preseason game here in Istanbul. Doc Rivers said that most of training camp thus far has been used to...

Vote: Which Celtics Newcomer Are You Most Excited to Watch This Preseason?

The Celtics are heading to Europe for a business trip, and more than that, it will be an opportunity for many new faces to acquaint themselves with the rest of their new teammates. While Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are still suiting up for the C's, a new crop of players will join the ranks this season, with a handful of newbies hoping to make their impact and help...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 10-5

Herald  Young guys give veterans a good runThe Celtics investigate antiquity; Pierce tweets for a mealDoc Rivers helps forge flopping rule Rookies attend KG school abroad Globe   Roster focus: Jason Terry Celtics complete final day of practice before Turkish matchup Roster focus: Darko MilicicWatch the Celtics in Turkey Friday afternoonDoc Rivers hopes Rasheed Wallace is in...

2012-13 Celtics in Istanbul in hopes of repeating 2008

The Boston Celtics arrived in Istanbull this morning ready to get the 2012-13 campaign underway The last time the Boston Celtics jetted off to Europe was in 2007-2008. That was the first year of the Big Three 2.0, about two months after Kevin Garnett was brought in to join Paul Pierce and Ray Allen as the core group. The trip to Italy in 2008 was as much about team-bonding and the...
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