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Paul Pierce Explains Awful First Pitch: I’m A Closer, Not A Starter (Video)

Paul Pierce usually does his best work at the end of games. That’s his story, and he’s sticking to it. The new Los Angeles Clippers swingman proved to everyone why he’s a basketball player and not a baseball player earlier this week with a miserable ceremonial first pitch before a recent Dodgers game. Pierce’s woeful first pitch ended up just  a bit short of home plate....
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Raptors 'have not entertained' trade offers for DeMar DeRozan

The Raptors had a disappointing 2015 season, one that ended with a somewhat embarrassing first round playoff sweep at the hands of Paul Pierce and the Washington Wizards.As the team looked to retool this summer, DeMar DeRozan's name was one that came up in trade rumors. Toronto made moves to improve what was the league's 23rd ranked defense, which included letting the reigning Sixth...
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Doc Rivers Could Barely Watch Paul Pierce’s ‘Awful’ First Pitch (Video)

Doc Rivers feels for Paul Pierce, but that doesn’t mean he won’t make fun of him. It has nothing to do with basketball, of course. Rivers’ sympathy for one of his newest players centers around a ceremonial first pitch of all things. Pierce showed he lacks much baseball skill earlier this week when the new Los Angeles Clippers swingman threw out the first pitch at a Dodgers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Post Free Agency Power Ranking

Los Angeles Clippers Clippers Power Ranking: 4 View Full Rankings Here DeAndre Jordan stays, they add veterans Paul Pierce, Lance Stephenson, and Josh Smith, and still have Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and one of the best coaches in the NBA, Doc Rivers. Another title contender with a chip on their shoulder, new pieces, and depth. The Clippers have a great chance to finish as the...
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'That is awful.' Doc Rivers has classic reaction to Paul Pierce first pitch debacle

Even his coach can't muster any support for him. New Clippers forward Paul Pierce threw out the first pitch before Tuesday's A's-Dodgres game and it was hideous. Pierce, a professional athlete, couldn't even reach the plate. TMZ caught up with Pierce's head coach, Doc Rivers, on Wednesday, to show him the video and get his reaction to the embarrassing moment. Rivers couldn't hide...
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Are the Los Angeles Clippers the most interesting team in NBA?

With Deandre Jordan’s decision to remain a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, Lob City is in full effect for the 2015-2016 season. And with the new acquisitions of Lance Stephenson, Paul Pierce, and Josh Smith, the Clippers may have become one of the most interesting teams to watch for next season. The Clippers may have suffered an embarrassing collapse in the playoffs against...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Throws a Bouncing First Pitch at Dodgers Game

Newly acquired LA Clippers forward and Los Angeles native Paul Pierce got a chance to throw out the first pitch at a Dodgers game, but it didn’t go so well. This was not what they brought him there for. With my boy at the Dodgers game pic.twitter.com/BtBjPoD8KU — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) July 29, 2015 The post Paul Pierce Throws a Bouncing First Pitch at Dodgers Game...
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Paul Pierce first pitch indicates he cannot throw a baseball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Pierce threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Tuesday night in honor of “Clippers Night.” The veteran forward was likely chosen because he is one of the newest members of Doc Rivers’ squad, but he shouldn’t be surprised if he isn’t invited...Read More
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Paul Pierce’s First Pitch At Dodgers Game Proves Why He Plays Basketball (Video)

Paul Pierce is basketball player, not a baseball player. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s make fun of his throwing ability anyway, OK? The newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers swingman has to be giddy he’s back in Southern California, near his hometown of Inglewood, Calif. He’s on something of a SoCal reunion tour, which included a trip to the Dodgers game Tuesday...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Paul Pierce Throws Horrible First Pitch Before Dodgers Game

Paul Pierce took to the mound and threw a horrible first pitch before the Dodgers' game against the Oakland Athletics.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Clipper Pierce booed by Dodger fans after first pitch fail

Paul Pierce is no stranger to Los Angeles, having starred at Inglewood High School and played in the shadows of the Fabulous Forum, the Lakers’ home arena at the time. He is back in Los Angeles, having signed a two-year, free-agent deal with the Clippers in early January. But in between, he played 15 seasons in Boston for the hated Celtics, building what is likely a Hall of Fame...
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New Clipper Pierce booed by Dodger fans after first pitch fail

Paul Pierce is no stranger to Los Angeles, having starred at Inglewood High School and played in the shadows of the Fabulous Forum, the Lakers’ home arena at the time. He is back in Los Angeles, having signed a two-year, free-agent deal with the Clippers in early January. But in between, he played 15 seasons in Boston for the hated Celtics, building what is likely a Hall of Fame...
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Lance Stephenson Believes Los Angeles Clippers Will Win Championship

The Los Angeles Clippers have been extremely busy this offseason, and are without question one of the most lethal contenders in the Western Conference. DeAndre Jordan was re-signed despite a lot of drama, and the Clippers also brought in Lance Stephenson, Wesley Johnson, Paul Pierce and Josh Smith. All of those additions make them a very scary team in the West. Stephenson is one...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Live: Offseason Report -- Paul Pierce

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How the loss of Paul Pierce affects the Washington Wizards

In a slightly lesser version of the “I’m Coming Home” campaign, Paul Pierce decided to return to his hometown of Inglewood, California and join the Los Angeles Clippers. The irony is that this signing barely improves the Clippers, however, simultaneously weakens Pierce’s former squad. The Washington Wizards ooze of young talent and athleticism, especially in their backcourt...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge to Pierce: 'When you're ready, we have a spot for you'

No matter what jersey he wears until the day he retires, Paul Pierce will always be associated with the Boston Celtics. He's one of the greatest players in the history of the sport's greatest organization, a living icon to an entire fan base. There's often talk of him returning to Boston someday, but right now he's trying to win a championship on his hometown Los Angeles Clippers...
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Lou Williams says he has 'no idea' why things didn't work out with Raptors

Lou Williams won the Sixth Man of the Year award for his production with the Raptors last season, which included a career-best 15.5 points per game scoring average while playing 25.2 minutes per contest exclusively as a reserve.But all that wasn't enough for Toronto to have him back next season.Williams was an unrestricted free agent, and signed a deal with the Lakers worth $21 million...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: I knew this is where I wanted to be

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Paul Pierce: I knew this is where I wanted to be

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Paul Pierce hints he may retire as a Clipper

Paul Pierce is 37 years old so it's hard to imagine he'll stick around for the full length of his newly signed three-year contract with the Clippers. Tuesday, he essentially confirmed that at the Clippers' opening press conference for the free agents they signed over the summer.From Rowan Kavner of Clippers.com:Pierce averaged 11.9 points per game and shot 39 percent from three this...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles native Paul Pierce will do whatever Clippers ask of him

Paul Pierce is down for whatever. Whether it's starting at small forward, coming off the bench or just providing veteran leadership on the court and in the lockerroom, 'The Truth' will do whatever is asked of him by his new team -- the Clippers -- and his new/old coach -- Doc Rivers. Pierce, a Los Angeles native, and Rivers won an NBA Championship together in Boston in 2008, and...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall ready to fill leadership void

After losing Paul Pierce to the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency, star point guard John Wall knows that it's on him to be the leader of the Washington Wizards going forward.Here's what Wall told Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post:“It’s all on me now. I feel like it is,” Wall said. “Going into my sixth year and having three great veterans in Trevor Ariza and Al Harrington...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers are trying to follow the other LA team of 2010

The Golden State Warriors weren’t always elegant in their run to the 2015 NBA title, and goodness knows, Draymond Green frequently approached the line between “aggressive and dirty” on the court. He can be reckless at times. Yet, one would ultimately have to conclude that the Warriors had no knuckleheads on their roster. Championship teams generally don’t have knuckleheads...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce says ‘no way’ he could play for Lakers

After spending this past season with the Wizards, Paul Pierce is returning home to play for the Clippers, signing a three-year deal worth $10 million. Growing up in California, there’s little surprise Pierce was a Lakers fan during his childhood. They had the mystique, storied past, Hall of Famers, and championships while the Clippers were...Read More
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierce on Celtics: 'They're putting themselves in a good position for the future'

Paul Pierce is one of the greatest Boston Celtics who ever lived, and even though he's now a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, the 37-year-old forward still keeps an eye on his former team. And he really likes all he sees. Here's more on what Pierce recently had to say about Boston's rebuild, courtesy of the Boston Herald:"I think they’re putting themselves in a good position...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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