Paul Pierce last year had a great running joke about beginning a romantic relationship with an unwieldy medical hand brace he had to wear.
Some cheers for Paul Pierce as he’s introduced in his return to Brooklyn.
Mild mixture of cheers and boos for Paul Pierce's intro.
Paul Pierce gets a mixed reaction from the crowd when announced. Not strong in either direction.
Rose 11-17 3s last 2: "Great to win, to tell you the truth; you can feel the energy in the locker room. We’re heading in the right direction
Assume Paul Pierce is going to get a flagrant for this one. Didn't make any attempt to go for the ball.
That didn’t look like a basketball play by Paul Pierce. Just a shove.
QUOTE OF THE DAY ---> Paul Pierce: "Any team without Paul Pierce misses him. Period."
Today Paul Pierce will face Kevin Garnett for the first time since March 4, 2007
Paul Pierce passed Jason Kidd for 4th all-time in made threes Wednesday. Next on the list? Jason Terry.
I'll always respect Paul Pierce because he once tweeted a photo of himself in a snowfall and captioned it "When the sky poops on you"
In addition to Paul Pierce, was nice to catch up for a few minutes with another former Net, Kris Humphries, who also has found a home in DC.
Paul Pierce on facing Kevin Garnett: "I just hope he don't hit me with one of those illegal screens he usually does with these other guys."
Paul Pierce on if Nets miss him: "Any team that doesn't have Paul Pierce misses him."
Paul Pierce on if Nets miss him: "Any team misses Paul Pierce. Period."
Kevin Garnett on playing Paul Pierce: "I told him last night when we went to dinner, 'I said, 'Man, I hope I don't pass [you] the ball.'"
Classic from Randy Wittman on Paul Pierce and Andre Miller: "When they retire, they'll take it out on a lot of people playing at the YMCA."
Over/under on the number of times Paul Pierce will say "New Jersey Nets" over the next three days?
Old friend Paul Pierce has 22 points for the Wizards, who are about to score back-to-back wins over the Spurs and Bulls.
Paul Pierce. Class of 1998. 2008 Finals MVP. Member of the 25K Point Club. Still good at basketball.
Thibodeau, pregame, on Paul Pierce: "Plays big in big games." 22 points in 28 minutes vs. Bulls.
Paul Pierce coaching Humphries from the bench during Butler’s free throw. That kind of stuff makes a difference.
Paul Pierce has to run to Mirotic there. Big mistake. You live with Kirk Hinrich shooting threes.
Pretty sure I saw Paul Pierce salivating as he lined up against Austin Daye at tip
Garnett will miss game against 26-11 Grizzlies. Slated to return Friday vs. Wizards, against former teammate Paul Pierce.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6
Zeke Elliott is the truth!
Here’s the truth, though: veteran difference makers didn’t want to go to Jrue Holiday / Evan Turner / Thaddeus Young team, either.
Paul Pierce left the locker room in a camouflage Patriots winter hat.
...Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett with him last season. "It's nice we can make a deal again," he said. "We were on a one-year prohibition."