Honoring ‘The Truth’: NBA players bid farewell as Paul Pierce ends career

Paul Pierce’s career came to a close on Sunday (Monday in Manila) in Game 7 of the Western Conference first round matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz.

The Clippers went on to lose the game, 104-91, and the NBA playoffs series. Pierce played 22 minutes in the loss, finishing with six points, three rebounds, an assist and a block.

After the game, current and former NBA players sent out their own tweets to honor Pierce and the stellar career he had.

Pierce, according to reports, is set to sign a one-day contract with Boston so he could retire from the league as a Celtic.


Pierce also posted a tweet, thanking “all my NBA brothers and sisters with the game I loved my whole life.”

He spent 18 years in the NBA, 15 with the Celtics, with career averages of 19.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists.

What’s your favorite Paul Pierce moment?


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