Paul Pierce reminisces about his NCAA Tournament exit in '97

The Kansas Jayhawks logo might not be imprinted in the Final Four this weekend, but a Sweet 16 loss in 1997 is still burned inside former Celtics Captain Paul Pierce's memory. The veteran reflected on one of the worst losses of his career in the The Players Tribune.We entered the 1997 NCAA tournament that year as the No. 1 overall seed and won our first two games convincingly. In...
Via Celtics Life
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Doc Rivers: Celtics’ Rebuild In Great Shape; Shot At Playoffs ‘Awesome’

BOSTON — The post-Doc Rivers era was supposed to be the Dark Ages for the Boston Celtics. When Rivers departed Boston in June of 2013 and stars Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett followed suit shortly thereafter, most in Celticsland accepted that it more than likely would be years before their team even sniffed the playoffs again. New head coach Brad Stevens has engineered a stunning...
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'Let it go?' Kings player buys 'Frozen' gift for young fan he accidentally ran into

Omri Casspi knows what all parents do: "Frozen" makes everything better. During a recent game against the Washington Wizards, the Sacramento Kings swingman was pushed out of bounds by a frustrated Paul Pierce. The shove sent Casspi crashing into a little girl who was sitting courtside, leaving her understandably frightened, as you can see below: But the big guy did his part to make...
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Paul Pierce accused of leaving New York apartment ‘in shambles’

When Paul Pierce departed the Brooklyn Nets for the Washington Wizards, he left behind more than just 13.5 points per game and his veteran leadership. According to his former landlords, Pierce also left a high-end condo “in shambles.” According to Barbara Ross of the NY Daily News, the owners of a condo in Tribeca filed...Read More
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Ex-Nets player Paul Pierce left stains in his Tribeca apartment's bathroom: Lawsuit

Anuragini Pandey and Rajeev Tewari, owners of a $3.725 million 4-bedroom loft at 90 Franklin St. in Tribeca where Mariah Carey owns the penthouse, are suing former Brooklyn Nets player Paul Pierce and his wife, Julie, for more than $425,000 in damages and back rent.The landlords say the Pierces “unilaterally” cut their two-year lease short after Paul signed a deal with the Washington...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Sully’s weight could end his time in Boston

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Celtics already picked up their team option on Sullinger for next season, but he will become a restricted free agent in 2016. Boston wants to see results before it commits to a long-term deal. Ainge said...
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Paul Pierce sued, accused of trashing Manhattan apartment

By John FerensenFollowing a 15-year Hall of Fame career with the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce spent one, mostly forgettable season playing for the Brooklyn Nets before quickly moving on to the Washington Wizards. However, the couple that rented out their $32,000-a-month Manhattan apartment to Pierce (and his wife, Julie) won’t soon forget his time in the Big Apple. According to...
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Paul Pierce's NYC landlords: We're suing because apartment was left a mess

We already know that it's not a good idea to sit courtside with your little girl when Paul Pierce is playing. Now, it appears you also don't want to be his landlord. The owners of the four-bedroom loft in Manhattan that Pierce rented while playing for the Brooklyn Nets are suing Pierce and his wife, Julie, for damages and back rent, totaling $425,000, the New York Post reports. Anuragini...
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Paul Pierce sued, accused of trashing apartment

Following a 15-year Hall of Fame career with the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce spent one, mostly forgettable season playing for the Brooklyn Nets before quickly moving on to the Washington Wizards. However, the couple that rented out their $32,000-a-month Manhattan apartment to Pierce (and his wife, Julie) won’t soon forget his time in the Big Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Game Notebook 70, Wizards at Kings: Defense Lapsing; Shots Missing; Little Girls Crying

Kings 109 Wizards 86 March 22, 2015 – Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, CA Paul Pierce’s shove of Omri Casspi crushed this little girl. Randy Wittman and the Washington Wizards crushed our hearts. Game Leaders: “It has nothing to do with offense. I don’t even know why you would bring that up. It’s all about focus […] The post Game Notebook 70, Wizards at Kings: Defense Lapsing...
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Paul Pierce Pushes Kings Player Into Stands; Hits Little Girl (Video)

Paul Pierce and the Washington Wizards are not in the best of moods lately. They’re just 9-15 since Jan. 28, and that includes a recent five-game winning streak. But until Sunday, they had mostly avoided causing any collateral damage. Even sitting courtside at a Wizards game became hazardous when Pierce shoved Sacramento Kings swingman Omri Casspi into the crowd, where Casspi landed...
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Paul Pierce Shoves Omri Casspi who Trucks 3-yr-old Fan

Washington Wizard Paul Pierce shoves Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi...who goes flying into a 3 year old sitting way too close to the basket.While Pierce's shove was called a standard foul on the court, the referees looked at replays and changed it to a flagrant-1.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Paul Pierce shoves Kings player into little girl sitting courtside

The Washington Wizards' Paul Pierce was apparently annoyed at the Sacramento Kings' Omri Casspi for something Casspi did earlier in Sunday's game. Casspi hit Pierce in the face. (Or perhaps, as others have suggested, Pierce was in a bad mood because his alma mater, Kansas, was eliminated from the NCAA tournament by Wichita State on Sunday.) In any case, with Casspi driving toward...
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Paul Pierce shoves Omri Casspi into little girl (Video)

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce sent Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi flying into the stands during the second quarter of Sunday night's game at the Sleep Train Arena.Pierce was called for a flagrant 1 foul after shoving Casspi right into a poor little girl in the front row.  That big meany.The Kings got the last laugh, however, as they blew out the Wizards 109-86.H...
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Wizards’ Paul Pierce Shoves Kings’ Omri Casspi into Little Girl

Sometimes for athletes the heat of the moment gets the best of you. That may have been the case for 17-year veteran Paul Pierce. The Washington Wizards forward shoved Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi while he was going towards the basket, sending him crashing into a little girl sitting courtside underneath the basket. As you can see, the girl was a bit upset from the big Casspi...
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One Play Summed up How Bad the Wizards First Quarter Went

The Washington Wizards night got off to a bad start against the Los Angeles Clippers. They shot just 6 of 24 (25 percent) from the field in the first quarter. Washington made just one field goal in the final 6:43 of the frame. At one point they missed 10 straight shots. Two of those missed shots came on one sequence. John Wall got an outlet pass from Paul Pierce after Pierce blocked...
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Paul Pierce Gives Utah Fans the Business After Game-Sealing Steal

The Washington Wizards escaped Utah with its fifth straight win. It was a hard fought contest with a sloppy ending by both teams. But in the end the Wizards held on to an 88-84 win. The game came to a climax with a Paul Pierce steal. He then proceeded to let off a bit of steam or excitement towards the Utah fans. [Vine] The post Paul Pierce Gives Utah Fans the Business After Game...
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Paul Pierce Fills Out NCAA Tournament Bracket, Obviously Picks Kansas To Win

Paul Pierce is a proud Kansas Jayhawk, but his 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket doesn’t rock chalk. The Washington Wizards forward did what pretty much every sports fan does this time of year and filled out a bracket before the Big Dance. While most people predict the undefeated No. 1 seed Kentucky Wildcats to emerge from the Midwest region, Pierce’s pick...
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Nene does nice reverse slam dunk after accurate Paul Pierce long pass

The Washington Wizards held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. But early on, it was looking like a rout as the Wizards were clicking on all cylinders. Look at Paul Pierce throw this touchdown pass to Nene, who finishes strong with a reverse jam: Doesn’t that NFL team from Washington need a quarterback and a wide receiver? JOKING. *** Nene pic from Getty Images...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards With Monumental Comeback Win

Trailing by 21 points midway through the third period, the Wizards stormed back for a 113-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night at the Verizon Center. Washington (38-28) winning their third straight behind a season high 31 points from John Wall, 20 of them coming after intermission. Wall also dished out ten of his 12 assists during the second half comeback. In addition...
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Otto Porter Comes up Short on Alley Hoop, Paul Pierce Cannot Help but Laugh

Apparently, Otto Porter wants to be a regular on Shaquielle O’Neal’s Shaqtin’ A Fool. A week after making an appearance on Shaqtin’ A Fool for losing track of his man — Tony Snell — while daydreaming on an inbound pass, Porter was at it again. This time Porter made a funny on offense, getting stuffed by the rim on an attempted alley hoop. Otto Porter is #Shaqtin again...
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C's game at Indiana on Saturday will be nationally televised

Could the league be catching Celtics fever? Or is it just possible that NBA TV wants to showcase the hottest team in the Association, the Indiana Pacers, who are 9-1 in their last 10 contests? Whatever the reason may be, the fact remains on Saturday night, the C's will be on national television for the first time all season:The #celtics-#pacers game on Saturday night will now be...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Beats Wizards Teammates In Bowling At White House

Paul Pierce made his mark on a different kind of hardwood this week. Those who have followed Pierce throughout the years know that in addition to being one of the better NBA players of his generation, he’s also quite the bowling aficionado. Pierce last year built a bowling alley in his house, and he joined his Washington Wizards teammates Wednesday for a few frames at a little...
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Wizards Drop Crucial Game In Milwaukee

The Wizards trailed by double digits in the first quarter on Saturday night in Milwaukee and were forced to play catch up for the remainder of the evening. They eventually did take the lead, but ran out of gas in a 91-85 loss to the Bucks. Khris Middleton scores 30 pts and grabs 9 boards as @Bucks defeat @WashWizards 91-85. Pierce had 14-8-3 for WAS. —...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Shares Story Behind Favorite Game-Winning Shot (Video)

Paul Pierce has spent this week illustrating exactly how it feels to attempt a game-winning buzzer-beater in an NBA game. On Monday, Pierce shared the story of his most painful miss, which came in 2000 loss to the Toronto Raptors during the formative years of his Boston Celtics career. His Tuesday column for The Players’ Tribune was a bit more upbeat. In the latter, Pierce described...
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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