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Washington Wizards Will be Just Fine if Paul Pierce Moves on

Paul Pierce #34 and John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards in a game against the Golden State Warriors on March 23, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards announced Saturday that Paul Pierce opted out of the final year of his contract with the team. Pierce was slated to earn roughly $5.5 million with the Wizards...
Via The Sports Journal
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where Should Paul Pierce Finish His Career?

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 25: Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards stands on the court against the Indiana Pacers against the Indiana Pacers on March 25, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License...
Via The Sports Journal
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Boston Celtic, Paul Pierce, Opts out of Contract to Become Free Agent

Pierce averaged 11.9 points per game last season, but upped that to 14.6 points on 52 Percent three-point shooting in the playoffs.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Washington Wizards bring back the Truth?

Paul Pierce announced in June he would “definitely” play another season. The Truth may be running on his last legs at age 37 but he was brilliant for the Washington Wizards in his first season with the team, especially in the playoffs. So should the nation’s capitol bring him back? Yes….but on one condition. Pierce officially declined the $5.5 million player option that was...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce officially opting out of Wizards deal

At the ripe age of 37 years old, Wizards forward Paul Pierce is set to test the waters of free agency once again. The 2008 NBA Finals MVP will decline his $5.5 million player option with Washington for the 2015-16 season and become an unrestricted free agent. The move was expected and Pierce made the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce will be a free agent Wednesday

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Wizards and will become a free agent Wednesday. The small forward signed a two-year deal with Washington last summer that included a reported $5.5 million player option for the 2015-16 season. .@paulpierce34 has informed The Players’ Tribune that he is opting out of his contract to...
Via Sports-Glory
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Pierce opts out of contract with Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Wizards forward Paul Pierce is opting out of the final year of his contract and will become a free agent Wednesday. Pierce signed a two-year deal with Washington last summer that included a reported $5.5 million player option for the 2015-16 season. Pierce told The Player's Tribune website of his decision, and the Wizards confirmed his move Saturday. The Wizards...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierce reportedly will opt out of deal with Wizards, become free agent

Paul Pierce will be back for an 18th season. What we don't know is where he'll play. The veteran forward told the Players' Tribune that he will turn down a $5.5 million player option with the Washington Wizards and will become a free agent. Last week, the Washington Post reported that Pierce, a 10-time All-Star, is weighing either returning to the Wizards or playing for the Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce opts out of contract with Wizards, is now a free agent

According to the Players Tribune, Paul Pierce has decided to opt out of his contract with the Washington Wizards and become a free agent. .@paulpierce34 has informed The Players' Tribune that he is opting out of his contract to be a free agent. pic.twitter.com/k9j2Qls6TP— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) June 27, 2015The Wizards had believed he would remain in D.C., and there...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Opts Out Of $5.5M Deal For Next Season

Paul Pierce opted out of his player option with the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Pierce reportedly will decide between returning to the Wizards or joining the Los Angeles Clippers.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Pierce to opt out, possibly return to Celtics?

Paul Pierce wore a Boston Celtics jacket to Derek Jeter’s final game. Now Pierce is using Jeter’s website to announce he’ll opt out of his Washington Wizards contract and becoming a free agent — opening the possibility of him wearing a Celtics jersey in a real game again. .@paulpierce34 has informed The Players' Tribune that he is opting out of his contract to be a free...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards trade up to take Kelly Oubre in first round of NBA Draft

The Washington Wizards made the first trade of the night, moving the 19th overall pick and two future second round picks division rival Atlanta Hawks, getting back the 15th overall pick in return. That pick yields Kelly Oubre, a 19-year-old wing player who went to Kansas. Washington has traded for No. 15 and will select Kelly Oubre, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards: NBA Draft

The Wizards return to the first round of the NBA draft tonight, with pick #19 overall. Washington did not have a selection in 2014 as their first round pick was sent to Phoenix as part of the trade that brought Marcin Gortat to town from the Suns. What will the Wizards be looking for with their two selections. Paul Pierce appears to be reconsidering a return to Boston and Kevin Seraphin...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics to pitch Kevin Love on playing with Paul Pierce and Robin Lopez

When news broke that Kevin Love plans to opt out of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent this summer, several crazy rumors popped up right behind it. Perhaps the craziest was tied to the Boston Celtics, one team that needs a star and is badly interested in adding Love. They have the cap space to sign him to a max deal, and a solid infrastructure to be competitive for...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics To Pursue Paul Pierce

The Boston Celtics plan on pursuing Paul Pierce if they can also acquire Kevin Love this offseason. Pierce was traded by the Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets in 2013 and he spent last season with the Washington Wizards. The Los Angeles Clippers are currently considered the frontrunners to sign Pierce. Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports a return of Pierce to the Celtics could be...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics to pursue Kevin Love and Paul Pierce

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY SportsCleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love opted out of the final season of his contract on Wednesday, opening the door for the Boston Celtics to make their push. Sources: If Kevin Love goes forward with visits in July, expect Boston to sell him on pursuing group of Love, Robin Lopez and…Paul Pierce. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 24, 2015...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Kevin Love opts out in Cleveland, could join Paul Pierce in Boston according to Woj

ESPN sources say Cavs forward Kevin Love has opted out of the final year of his contract and will be a free agent July 1 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 24, 2015 Sources: If Kevin Love goes forward with visits in July, expect Boston to sell him on pursuing group of Love, Robin Lopez and...Paul Pierce. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 24, 2015 Sources: Clips offering...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Hoping To Woo Kevin Love With Paul Pierce, Robin Lopez

ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported Wednesday that Kevin Love has opted out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will become a free agent. That was not surprising. What was surprising was this: Sources: If Kevin Love goes forward with visits in July, expect Boston to sell him on pursuing group of Love, Robin Lopez and...Paul Pierce.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics to pursue Kevin Love… and Paul Pierce?

Sources: If Kevin Love goes forward with visits in July, expect Boston to sell him on pursuing group of Love, Robin Lopez and…Paul Pierce. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 24, 2015 Sources: Clips offering bench guys to gain trade exception to pay Pierce, but If Celts could get Love – Pierce is in play for Boston return. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers get Lance Stephenson, eye Paul Pierce

The Los Angeles Clippers have begun to retool their roster with the acquisition of Lance Stephenson from the Charlotte Hornets. The Clippers acquired Stephenson via trade sending over Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes.   This move gives the Clippers a wing player that gives an offensive dynamic that is different from what they have experienced the past few years. Lance Stephenson is...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Expectation around the league is that Paul Pierce will join the Clippers

There's been a lot of speculation surrounding the future of Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. With Pierce opting out of his contract with the Wizards for the 2015-16 season, it's possible he ends up finishing his career somewhere else.Could a return to his hometown of Los Angeles be in the cards?Here's more from David Aldrdige at NBA.com:  "As I reported as likely to happen...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: Washington Wizards second round preview

As Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn draws closer, the Wizards have some obvious problems to address in the draft. With recent indicators pointing to Paul Pierce leaving Washington in free agency, the Wizards can add “wing depth” to their list of needs which includes finding a stretch four to replace Pierce, as well as a spark plug guard off the bench. The Wizards’ second...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does Paul Pierce’s Opt-Out Mean for the Washington Wizards?

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards moves the ball against the Charlotte Hornets during the game on March 27, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images) There is a belief amongst Wizards players that if John Wall didn’t break his hand, they would’ve advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Wall told SI.com, “You...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce opting out of Washington Wizards contract, going back to Cali?

According to The Washington Post's "Wizards Insider" Jorge Castillo, Paul Pierce will opt out of the final year of his contract with the Washington Wizards. Castillo also reports that Pierce will play this season, his 18th in the NBA. Who he plays for is the question.While Washington and their fans are hoping Pierce re-signs with the team, and they are said to be one of two possibilities...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Paul Pierce to turn down Wizards' player option

All signs point to Paul Pierce returning this fall for an 18th NBA season, though where the 37-year-old will be playing is anyone’s guess. The Washington Post and ESPN.com both reported over the weekend that Pierce plans both to play next season and to pass up his $5.54 million player option with the Washington Wizards, making him a free agent. If Pierce does indeed decline...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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