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Celtics Player Paul Anthony Pierce


Paul Anthony Pierce is a former professional basketball player from the United States who spent the majority of his career with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He most recently worked as an analyst for ESPN’s basketball shows The Jump and NBA Countdown.


Pierce played in the 2002 FIBA World Championship for the United States, starting all nine games and averaging 19.8 points per game.

Pierce was also named to the US national team for the 2006 FIBA World Championship, but did not play due to minor off-season surgery.

Pierce was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in July 2013, along with teammates Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry. In 2014, he signed as a free agent with the Washington Wizards.

Pierce signed with the Los Angeles Clippers after one season with the Wizards, reuniting him with former Celtics head coach Doc Rivers. He played for the Clippers for two seasons before retiring in 2017.

According to recent reports, Paul Pierce is being sued yet again, this time by a man who claims the NBA legend borrowed money to play in poker games, lost most of it, and never paid it back.

According to the new lawsuit, Stephen Carmona was hosting a poker game at his home on 27th January when Pierce arrived and asked Carmona for a loan so he could play.

Carmona claims he gave Pierce $150,000 and that Pierce, who reportedly made over $195 million during his playing career, promised to pay him back within seven days.