Celtics to retire Pierce's No. 34

/ Aug 19, 2017

Celtics to retire Pierce's No. 34

The Boston Celtics will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 during their Feb. 11 game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The longtime Celtics forward will be the 22nd player so honored — the first since 2003. Pierce was drafted by Boston in 1998 and played 15 seasons for ...

Love decides to stay put with Cavs

/ Jul 2, 2015

Love decides to stay put with Cavs

Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. The first full day of NBA free agency featured skyrocketing salaries and a flurry of moves, though no decision yet from LaMarcus Aldridge. Players and teams agreed to more ...

/ Jun 28, 2015

Pierce opts out of contract with Wizards

Paul Pierce is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Wizards and will become a free agent Wednesday. The veteran small forward signed a two-year deal with Washington last summer that included a reported $5.5 million player option for the 2015-16 ...

Replay sends Hawks into Eastern final

/ May 16, 2015

Replay sends Hawks into Eastern final

Atlanta advanced to the NBA Eastern Conference finals for the first time when an apparent tying basket at the buzzer was ruled out, giving the Hawks a 94-91 win at Washington on Friday and a 4-2 series victory. Washington's Paul Pierce, who sank the buzzer-beating ...

Beal, Pierce drive Wizards in win over Rockets

/ Dec 30, 2014

Beal, Pierce drive Wizards in win over Rockets

With his team under constant assault down the stretch on Monday night, Bradley Beal did what needed to be done: He played with confidence. Beal scored a season-high 33 points, including six free throws in the final two minutes, and the Washington Wizards survived a ...

Nets top Raptors in Game 7

/ May 5, 2014

Nets top Raptors in Game 7

Slowed by foul trouble and struggling with his shot, Paul Pierce still found a way to come up big for the Brooklyn Nets. And, right when they needed him most. Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry's shot from the lane on the final play of the game, and ...