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Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 5:45 pm

Paul Pierce Blames Less Competitive Young Players On “Computers…NBA2K”

Paul Pierce

We smell a nice marketing opportunity for the NBA 2K folks. Today, Paul Pierce informed multiple reporters that the younger generation of NBA players are less competitive because of computers. Adding, “They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.” The 37-year-old was reminiscing about his trash talking wars with Kobe Bryant and lamenting the season-ending surgery to the Lakers star. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Hits 2,000th 3-Pointer Of Career, Lets Crowd Know About It

Paul Pierce

The Washington Wizards lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in an extremely competitive game on Saturday night. But despite his team’s setback, Paul Pierce still achieved bragging rights that only three other players in league history can boast – and he let the Moda Center crowd know about it. Watch Pierce hit the 2,000th three-pointer of his storied career and immediately count out that exalted number. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 18, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Mimics Westbrook’s “Execute” Interview In Funky Glasses

Paul Pierce

The day after Russell Westbrook repeatedly answered reporters with some version of “we executed,” Paul Pierce had some fun with the media after his Wizards defeated his former Nets team 99-90 in Brooklyn Saturday night. Read More »

Smack / Jan 16, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Paul Pierce Before Facing Nets: “Any Team Without Paul Pierce Misses Him”

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce has never lacked for confidence. The Washington Wizards forward is a frequent crunch-time playmaker and avid trash-talker, traits backed-up by a legendary career that will eventually make him a Hall-of-Famer. And though his role in 2014-2015 is an ancillary one, the 37 year-old still boasts the charming arrogance that’s spurred him to superstardom. Read More »

Smack / Jan 5, 2015 / 1:40 pm

Paul Pierce Says Carmelo Anthony Is Toughest Cover In Players’ Tribune Post

Carmelo Anthony, Paul Pierce

Kobe Bryant is perhaps the best individual scorer basketball has ever seen. No player in league history boasts the combination of size, athleticism, scoring ability, and playmaking talent of LeBron James. And Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady are the best reasonable facsimiles of Bryant and James that have appeared over the past two decades. But no member of that esteemed quartet is the star who Paul Pierce deems his toughest defensive assignment. In a new post for The Players’ Tribune, the Washington Wizards forward and Boston Celtics legend says no player is harder to guard than Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 28, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Paul Pierce “Shocked” By Rajon Rondo Trade To Mavs

Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo

The Wizards were in Boston last night, which meant Paul Pierce was facing his former team. Except, this was the first time he’d played them without Rajon Rondo on the sideline or donning the green and white. Rondo was traded to Dallas last week, and Pierce had conflicting feelings on the move. Read More »

NBA, sponsored01 / Dec 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 10-8

LeBron James, Bill Russell

The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first quarter of the NBA season. With Christmas approaching this week, we thought it would make sense to count down the 10 biggest Christmas Day moments in NBA history, culminating in our top two choices on Christmas Eve 2014. Read More »

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 »