Found July 21, 2013 on Red's Army:
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. “I knew the writing was on the wall, you kinda felt it coming,” Pierce said of Boston’s decision to start the rebuilding process this summer. “I think, toward the end of the [2012-13 season], even before the playoffs started, you looked at the team and, when I was on the bench, you looked down and see the players down there, you start looking towards the future and you see the guys they are bringing in. Me and Kevin talked about it all the time, me and him discussed that this may be our last year in Boston. Then when I started looking, and I was like, ‘Doc is leaving?’ I’ve always said, I don’t want to play for any other coach at this stage of my career. When I saw all of that going down, I pretty much knew my time was up.” As for their favorite memories in Boston? “You’re talking about 15 years of memories, there’s g

Paul Pierce Calls Boston ‘First Girl (He Was) in Love With,’ Cries Whenever He Thinks of First Game Back

For Paul Pierce, being a Celtic was the NBA equivalent of his first love. He will never forget the feelings he had, and he feels a tinge of regret saying goodbye. Pierce wore his emotions on his sleeve during his introductory news conference with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, expressing excitement for the coming season while exhibiting obvious disappointment over leaving the only...

Paul Pierce is already teaching the Nets valuable lessons

For a decade and a half, Paul Pierce has pulled a Boston Celtics jersey over his head, stepped out on the floor, and did everything he could to help carry the team to a win. That was his job.   Fifteen years and nearly 27,000 combined regular season and playoff points later Pierce now finds himself in a completely new situation for a completely new team.  “There will definitely...

Dad spotted with Prince Paul Pierce out in NYC

Celebrity website Bossip has photos of The Truth with newborn son Prince. Proud papa and son were spotted at Pastis restaurant in NYC over the weekend getting brunch. Far as I know, these are the first public photos of Paul and his son, who was born last April while Pierce was still a Celtic.  

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce have concerns for Rajon Rondo

The Brooklyn Nets Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are not walking away from the Boston Celtics and holding their collective tongue regarding the past calender year. For many that follow the Celtics life feels like the Twilight Zone right about now. Pierce and Garnett shared their thoughts on how things broke down in Beantown and the potential storm that point guard Rajon Rondo will...

Video: Part 2 of Jackie MacMullan's interview with Pierce and KG

Here's part 2 of ESPN's interview with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. They discuss Rondo, when they knew it was over in Boston, and their favorite memories. Watch Part 1 here. Related: Pierce and Garnett talk about their "Brother" Rondo and the challenges ahead for the Celtics

Paul Pierce ready to be 'glorified role player' in Brooklyn

Paul Pierce had spent his entire NBA career with the Boston Celtics as their go-to player. Especially when Rajon Rondo went down during the 2012-2013 season. Now with Brooklyn, a team with many stars already in place that can help the Nets get over the hump and back into title contention, Pierce told the Boston Globe he's now a "glorified role player" and not the go...

Pierce and Terry wear Google Glass

Leave it to Brooklyn for something trendy like Google Glass to show up at an NBA news conference. When Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry made their way to Atlantic Yards to be introduced as Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center TV host Alyonka Larionov donned the funky, futuristic goggles to capture the moment. She even got Pierce and Terry to try them out, while Jason Kidd wondered...

Paul Pierce happy to be 'glorified role player' with Nets

There is an "I" in Paul Pierce but, when it comes to the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA star claims there won't be one there this season. If you look at the old version of the Nets, you might see an NBA squad already loaded with big names — up-and-coming Brook Lopez, one of the best shooting guards in Joe Johnson, and a top point guard in Deron Williams — and it might...

Your Celtics Life Week in Review...7/20/13

Another busy week in the Celtics world. Both the Nets and Celtics introduced their players acquired in the blockbuster trade that sent Pierce and Garnett to New Jersey officially last week. There was Kris Humphries' "bad" attitude, Paul Pierce's touching send off and, of course, an update on what Charles Claxton is up to. We've got it all covered. Check out...

Pierce and Garnett talk about their "Brother" Rondo and the challenges ahead for the Celtics

The Celtics are now Rajon Rondo's team. The transition began over the past two seasons, but now with Doc Rivers in LA, and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn — the reigns have officially been given to the Celtics point guard. For the past six seasons, Rondo has been little brother to Pierce, KG, and once upon a time, Ray Allen. Now a rehabbing Rondo finds himself as...

Sox Welcome Yankees To Town, Pierce and KG Introduced as Nets

The Red Sox welcome the New York Yankees to town this weekend to open of the post-All Star game portion of the schedule. This marks the first visit of the Yankees to town in 2013. Red Sox better than likable, they’re back in it to win it – Jon Couture says that the Red Sox have moved past “win us back’ and are into “win it all” mode. Sox breaking good as Yankees visit...

Your Morning Dump… where this is a Nets-free zone

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. I’m not going to lie to you guys, almost every link out there has to do with yesterday’s…. events…. but I’m not addressing them here.  I think we’ve all had enough in-depth analysis of that.  If you...

New Nets trio cranks up heat with trophy talk

The Nets have assembled a roster full of big names and expensive contracts. Now it’s up to the players to make it all work. That was the message repeated over and over again by Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry — the trio of veteran Celtics acquired in the blockbuster trade that was agreed to last month — during yesterday’s press conference at Barclays Center to...
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