Report: Chris Paul ‘despises’ Doc Rivers, had issues with treatment of son Austin

Chris Paul’s departure from the Los Angeles Clippers came as a shock publicly, but if one report is true, it wouldn’t have been a surprise privately.ESPN’s Michael Eaves shared several alleged reasons that Paul left the Clippers, generally boiling it down to CP3 having a fallout with coach and team president Doc Rivers over the treatment of son Austin Rivers.According to Eaves...
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The Big 3’s opening day reveals much work is needed despite league’s star power, potential

Though the Big 3 has all the tools and components for an exciting summer diversion are there, important tweaks and adjustments are necessary for the venture to become a successful, viable and lasting league and sports entertainment operation.The atmosphere was there. The positive optics were there, including a strong nostalgia factor. The crowd, listed as 15,177 at Brooklyn’s Barclays...
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How the Boston Celtics can win free agency

The Boston Celtics opted not to make any big splash moves at the draft. Teams seemed to demand too much of Ainge and he never saw a trade that suited the Celtics. Now, he and the rest of the C’s front office will set their sights on free agency. Here’s how the Celtics can make the most out of their free agency experience this offseason. Don’t offer max money to a potentially...
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Paul Pierce doubles down on Durant-over-LeBron talk

Paul Pierce has reiterated and expanded upon his opinion that Kevin Durant “right now” is the NBA's best player, not LeBron James.The newly retired Pierce, serving as an analyst for ESPN during the NBA Finals, said that Durant “may be the best player in the world today."Pierce’s assertion not surprisingly spawned much debate, given James typically is hailed unquestionably...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

10 key questions surrounding the 2017 NBA Draft

Seemingly as soon as the Finals ended, the NBA dove right into silly season, with rumors, breaking news, and questions popping up all over the basketball landscape. With the draft quickly so close, the entire league feels in flux, grasping at ways to compete with the Warriors or make a leap for the future.Big names like Jimmy Butler and Paul George are rumored to be available, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce reportedly in serious talks about joining ESPN full-time

Future NBA Hall of Famer Paul Pierce has made headlines recently as a guest analyst on ESPN, most notably for proclaiming Kevin Durant better than LeBron James. Now it appears that The Truth, who retired from the NBA when his Clippers were eliminated from the playoffs last month, might soon bring those hot takes, as well as all his more reasonable ones, to ESPN on a full-time...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce thinks LeBron is nowhere near surpassing MJ

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 talking about LeBron’s legacy being comparable to — or even surpassing — Jordan’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce thinks Celtics should trade top overall pick

Paul Pierce has a recommendation for what the Boston Celtics should do with the pick that he helped them land.In an appearance on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Wednesday, the 10-time All-Star expressed his belief that the Celtics should trade the No. 1 overall pick.“You trade this pick, because he [Markelle Fultz] cannot help the Celtics get over the top,” said Pierce, per Chris...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce has the perfect response to the Celtics landing the No. 1 pick

How much more heartbreak can the Brooklyn Nets take? Despite finishing with the best record in the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics walked away with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft because the Nets handed it to them in a God-awful trade from 2013. Former Celtics legend Paul Pierce was part of that trade, going from Boston to Brooklyn. He jokingly took credit on Tuesday...
Via The Comeback
May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Celtics confirm they will retire Paul Pierce’s jersey

The day after Paul Pierce played his final NBA game, Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck confirmed to Toucher and Rich, a local Boston radio show, that The Truth will have his No. 34 hanging in the rafters of TD Garden. This news isn’t surprising in any way. Pierce was the face of the franchise for an entire era and was named the NBA Finals MVP in 2008, Boston’s lone title since...
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May 01, 2017  |  Discuss

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