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Larry Sanders salutes the crowd after blocking Paul Pierce’s dunk

In Saturday night’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Wizards, old man Paul Pierce tried to do something daring. He tried to go for a two-handed stuff on a drive. What was waiting for him wasn’t exactly pleasant. Larry Sanders snuffed the dunk and gave the crowd a salute: One of the biggest reasons why Milwaukee’s defense has been excellent thus far was...
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Sacramento Kings tip off ugly sweater season with awesome photo shoot

Thanksgiving isn't even here yet, but the Sacramento Kings already have the holiday spirit. The team took over the Internet on Friday after it posted a holiday photo gallery, complete with Kings players in ugly sweaters. Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson, Ben McLemore and Ray McCallum certainly make a happy, well-dressed family. You should definitely take a look at all of the hilarious...
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Wizards Beat Bucks, Lose Nene To Foot Injury

Paul Pierce scored a game high 25 points and pulled down ten boards, leading the Wizards to a come from behind 111-110 win over the Bucks in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Trailing 52-47 at the half, the Wizards (9-3) took control in the third quarter, outscoring Milwaukee 27-18. Guards John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 36 points and 15 assists. Bradley Beal joins @NBATV GameTime...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Wizards too much for Bucks, 111-100

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday. The Wizards, after trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, took control of the game by outscoring the Bucks 19-8 to start the fourth quarter, and grabbing a 93-78 lead when Bradley Beal hit a 17...
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Paul Pierce sparks Wizards rally over Bucks

Paul Pierce had 25 points and 10 rebounds and John Wall added 19 points and nine assists, as the Washington Wizards stormed back to pace the Milwaukee Bucks 111-110. #Wizards win another! Final: Wizards 111 – #Bucks 100 @paulpierce34 25p-10r @JohnWall 19p-9a #dcRising #WizBucks pic.twitter.com/X2R2Rxiyo9 — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) November 23, 2014   The...
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Wizards too much for Bucks, 111-100

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday. The Wizards, after trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, took control of the game by outscoring the Bucks 19-8 to start the fourth quarter, and grabbing a 93-78 lead when Bradley Beal hit a 17...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Pierce, Wall lead Wizards over Bucks 111-100

MILWAUKEE (AP) Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday. The Wizards, after trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, took control of the game by outscoring the Bucks 19-8 to start the fourth quarter and grabbed a 93-78 lead when Bradley Beal hit a 17-foot...
Via AP on Fox
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Paul Pierce, Wizards knock LeBron James' Cavs below .500

Last night in D.C. the Wizards handed the Cavaliers their third straight loss, 91-78.  Kevin Love scored just eight points in 31 minutes, while going 3-for-8 from the field.  Paul Pierce shot 4-for-7 for nine points, with five rebounds, two assists and a block in 30 minutes of action.LeBron James was 1 for 8 from the field when guarded by Paul Pierce. His average shot distance...
Via Celtics Life
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Pierce asks of LeBron: 'Why do I want to be cool with that guy?'

LeBron James and Paul Pierce share quite a history. Their rivalry dates back to James' first stint with the Cavaliers and Pierce's days with the Boston Celtics' Big Three of Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett. Friday night in our nation's capital, they meet again as new faces in new places -- James again with the Cavs and Pierce as the starting small forward with the Washington...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Paul Pierce on Rivarly With LeBron James: It’s Like Fighting Over Same Girl

Men should never fight over the same woman, but I get what PP is saying when trying to explain why he doesn’t like LeBron James, nothing personal just all business. “I think a lot of it is really misunderstood,” Pierce said Thursday. “If I see LeBron walking down the street, it’s not going to be no fistfight. I’ve got a lot of respect for him. It’s like fighting for...
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Paul Pierce: Rivalry with Lebron like 'fighting for the same girl'

LeBron James and Paul Pierce will be wearing different uniforms from the ones they wore in the playoffs last year when the Washington Wizards host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, but that doesn’t change anything about their longstanding rivalry. Since 2008, the two NBA stars have become fierce foes, playing against each other in five playoff series over the last seven...
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Pierce on Cavs: 'Record doesn't show how good they're going to be'

Things haven't gone as planned for LeBron James and the star-studded Cleveland Cavaliers, who dropped back to .500 with a narrow loss to the defending champions. They could find themselves in another tough battle Friday night against a Washington Wizards team eagerly awaiting their arrival. Cleveland (5-5) has followed a four-game winning streak with back-to-back defeats, 106...
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Pierce on Cavs: 'Record doesn't show how good they're going to be'

Things haven't gone as planned for LeBron James and the star-studded Cleveland Cavaliers, who dropped back to .500 with a narrow loss to the defending champions. They could find themselves in another tough battle Friday night against a Washington Wizards team eagerly awaiting their arrival. Cleveland (5-5) has followed a four-game winning streak with back-to-back defeats, 106-97...
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Paul Pierce on LeBron Rivalry: It’s Like Fighting Over Same Girl

Men should never fight over the same woman, but I get what PP is saying when trying to explain why he doesn’t like LeBron James, nothing personal just all business. “I think a lot of it is really misunderstood,” Pierce said Thursday. “If I see LeBron walking down the street, it’s not going to be no fistfight. I’ve got a lot of respect for him. It’s like fighting for...
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Paul Pierce Respects LeBron James, Rivalry Misunderstood

One of the most heated rivalries in the NBA, ESPN reports Paul Pierce has admitted to having respect for LeBron James. The two have gotten into it on the court with quite a bit of trash talk through the years but Pierce finally said something somewhat complimentary about James. “I think a lot of it is really misunderstood. If I see LeBron walking down the street, it’s not going...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Washington Wizards Play ‘FIFA’ Video Game On Arena Jumbotron (Photo)

There’s nothing like playing video games on a 350-square-foot screen to help team bonding. A few members of the Washington Wizards loosened up by playing “FIFA” on the massive video board at the Verizon Center, with forward Nene tweeting out a photo Thursday. Nothing special, just a couple of millionaires kicking back and playing some virtual soccer on a 14-by-25 JumboTron...
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5 Wizards Things To Watch This Week

Welcome to the first in a weekly series of looks at the Wizards is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The NBA season is long and, if you aren’t hardcore, excessive. The average fan probably watches less than 20 full regular season games, so don’t feel bad; we’re here for you. Here are five Wizards things to watch this week. 1. Bradley Beal Is Back! This is great...
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Paul Pierce doesn't think he'd be drafted in today's NBA

Paul Pierce is a surefire Hall of Famer. The eighteen-year forward, who played sixteen of those years with the Boston Celtics and won a title in...
Via Athlon Sports
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Paul Pierce says he doubts he'd be drafted in today's NBA

It’s a good thing Paul Pierce was drafted when he wasd because he’s not so convinced any NBA team would pick him in today’s day and age. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday, The Truth said if he was coming out of college and declaring for the 2015 draft, he might not be scooped up at all based on the idea that the NBA values potential over proven skill...
Via Fox Sports
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Paul Pierce: I probably wouldn't have been drafted nowadays

It’s a good thing Paul Pierce got drafted when he did because he’s not so convinced any team would pick him in today’s day and age. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday, The Truth said if he was coming out of college and declaring for the 2015 draft, he might not be scooped up at all based on the idea that the NBA values potential over proven skill...
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Paul Pierce sounds off on GMs overrated new era of players, says he wouldn’t have been drafted

37 year-old Paul Pierce is in his 17th NBA season and still being productive on attributes he believes NBA general managers overlook nowadays. While The Truth isn’t the player he once was, his game hasn’t changed all that dramatically from his younger days in Boston as a member of the Celtics. Pierce has always had the “old man” game even during his tenure with the Celtics...
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Paul Pierce And Otto Porter Challenge Each Other To Baby Food Tasting Contest

The Washington Wizards have a solid mix of aging veterans and young, talented players on their roster, which means that some guys are fathers and some are bachelors. This led the team to creating a ‘Fathers vs. Bachelors’ entertainment segment in which older players take on younger players to put their experience to the test. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Are the Wizards becoming an elite squad?

  Photo Credit: thehoopdoctors.com The Wizards are currently at 7-2 and have the second-best record in the Eastern conference. Is this due to the Wizards schedule thus far or are the Wizards actually an elite squad? John Wall has been playing at an all-star level so far this season. He’s averaging 19.4 points and 9.1 assists through his first 9 games. Newcomer Paul Pierce has...
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Wizards lean on their ‘Big Three’ off the bench

John Wall shot 6 of 17 from the field. Paul Pierce made just two field goals. Neither scored in the fourth quarter and yet the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic. For the third straight game the Wizards turned to their bench and they delivered. Rasual Butler, Kris Humphries, and Otto Porter scored 24 of the Wizards’ 29 points in the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Paul Pierce spins off defender, dishes beautiful dime

Who said Paul Pierce is old? I like to refer to him as wisdom. And he schooled the young Victor Oladipo of the Orlando Magic, spinning off him and then dumping the pass off to a charging Marcin Gortat with touch for the layup. You have to wonder did the Oladipo and Nikola Vucevic underestimated Pierce’s craftiness? [Vine] The post Highlight: Paul Pierce spins off defender, dishes...
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