TAG: paul pierce

Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Called For Phantom Foul On Sick Block Of Spencer Hawes

Spencer Hawes, Paul Pierce

Spencer Hawes, Paul Pierce

Come on, referees. This is a clean block by any measure, but especially considering the player in question. Show Paul Pierce some respect! Watch The Truth get called for a phantom foul on this sick block of a dunk attempt by Spencer Hawes early in tonight’s game between the Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers. Read More »

Smack / Dec 10, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Paul Pierce On John Wall: “He’s Our Leader”

John Wall, Paul Pierce

At this point his career, the most influential aspects of Paul Pierce’s game are intangible. The 37 year-old can still make big shots, canny passes, and capably check elite opposing wings for stretches, but his days as superstar are long gone. John Wall is the Washington Wizards’ franchise player, and Pierce even insists that the 24 year-old is something more, too: his team’s leader. Read More »

Smack / Dec 8, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Rondo, Pierce, Garnett, Perkins Share Group Text; Ray Allen Not Included

Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo

Time passes. Things change. People move on. But like the bond it forges, a championship can’t be taken away. Every member of the 2008 Boston Celtics will forever live in basketball lore. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and Kendrick Perkins would apparently prefer if one of their former championship-winning teammates wasn’t included. After his Washington Wizards lost to the Cs in Bean Town yesterday, Pierce said that he, KG, Rondo, and Perk share a group text; notably absent from the chain was Allen. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double In Win Over Wizards

Rajon Rondo

In recording his 31st career triple-double on Sunday, Rajon Rondo helped his Celtics to their third straight win this season over former teammate Paul Pierce and Eastern Conference contenders, Washington. They almost lost it at the end yet again, but Rondo and Co. held on. Read More »

Video / Dec 5, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Paul Pierce Goes “Back To Boston” In New Video For The Players’ Tribune

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce (photo. Players’ Tribune)

Paul Pierce recently said that he “definitely” hopes to return to the Boston Celtics before his time in the NBA is through. Over the next two seasons, though, a pair of annual trips to Bean Town will have to suffice for the Washington Wizards forward. In a new video for The Players’ Tribune, Pierce walks the streets of Boston in advance of Sunday’s matchup with his former team and tries to break into the TD Garden. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 21, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Paul Pierce On Rivalry With LeBron James: “It’s Like Fighting For The Same Girl”

LeBron James, Paul Pierce

“Rivalries aren’t really rivalries unless the teams and players hate each other!” Well, tell that to Paul Pierce and LeBron James. Ahead of their first matchup as members of the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, The Truth offered rare insight to his hyper-competitive and oft-contentious relationship with The King: “I’ve got a lot of respect for him.” Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

NBA / Nov 7, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Paul Pierce “Definitely” Wants To Return To Celtics – As Player Or Otherwise

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce’s illustrious 15-season tenure with the Boston Celtics came to an end when he signed with the Brooklyn Nets for the 2013-14 season, but it seems The Truth still bleeds green. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Pierce, now of the Washington Wizards, expressed regret about signing with Brooklyn and described last season as a roller coaster and said he’ll “definitely” by back in Boston some day. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Photo: Paul Pierce Goes All-Out For Halloween As Captain America

Paul Pierce, Marcin Gortat

This doesn’t beat < strong>Deron Williams as Khal Drogo, but Paul Pierce’s Halloween effort is still commendable nonetheless. The Washington Wizards forward embraced his inner-superhero with this full-body Captain America costume. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 22, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

Paul Pierce

We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to become far more comfortable as time goes on. Read More »