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Paul Pierce
11.9 4.0 2.0
Team: WashingtonHeight: 6-7 Born: 10/13/1977
Position: FWeight: 235 Birthplace: Oakland, California
College: KansasDraft: 1st Round 10th pick by Celtics (1998)

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May 14 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE06:030:03 ET11:03 PM CT3:03 - Pierce, nicknamed 'The Truth,' was spreading some falsehoods Wednesday.
Analysis: Pierce scored 11 points, though he hit a clutch 3-pointer to put Washington ahead late and yelled "Series!" to the crowd. Alas, his Wizards lost the game. Game 6 is Friday night in Washington.
May 11 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST5:40 UAE (+1)03:4021:40 ET8:40 PM CT0:40 - Pierce scored 22 points Monday.
Analysis: Pierce matched his best postseason scoring effort over the last two years. Game 5 is Wednesday night at Atlanta.
Apr. 3 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST2:38 UAE (+1)00:3818:38 ET5:38 PM CT21:38 - The Wizards rested forwards Paul Pierce and Nene for Friday night's game against the last-place New York Knicks. Otto Porter and Drew Gooden started at forward for Washington.
Analysis: Pierce sat out Wednesday's 106-93 win over the 76ers as well, and Porter scored 15 points on 5-of-12 shooting in his place. After concluding a five-game homestand on Friday night, the Wizards travel to Memphis to face the Grizzlies on Saturday night.
Apr. 1 4:36 PM PT5:36 PM MT6:36 PM CT7:36 PM ET23:36 GMT7:36 4:36 PM MST6:36 PM EST3:36 UAE (+1)01:3619:36 ET6:36 PM CT22:36 - The Washington Wizards rested forward Paul Pierce for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Pierce has struggled of late, and scored just two points on 1 of 6 shooting in Sunday's loss to the Rockets.
Feb. 27 6:56 PM PT7:56 PM MT8:56 PM CT9:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)03:5621:56 ET8:56 PM CT1:56 - Pierce returned with 14 points Saturday.
Analysis: Pierce was back for Washington after missing two games with a bruised right knee.
Feb. 25 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT4:39 - Pierce scored 25 on 7-of-11 shooting Tuesday's loss to the Warriors, though he left late after knocking knees with a Golden State players.
Analysis: Pierce said he would be OK to play Wednesday at Minnesota against former teammate Kevin Garnett and the Timberwolves.
Jan. 25 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST9:42 UAE06:420:42 ET11:42 PM CT3:42 - Pierce became the fourth player in league history with 2,000 career 3-pointers Saturday, going 3 of 4 from deep and scoring 19 points at Portland.
Analysis: Pierce's 38.9 3-point percentage this season is his highest since 2009-10 when he shot a career-high 41.4 percent for Boston.
Dec. 29 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST8:44 UAE05:4423:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - Pierce finished with 21 points in a 104-103 win at Houston on Monday.
Analysis: Pierce has totaled 38 points in his last two games.
Dec. 16 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)00:3018:30 ET5:30 PM CT21:30 - Pierce returned to action Friday, finishing with 14 points in a win at Miami.
Analysis: Pierce missed his first game Tuesday with a sore right toe.
Dec. 9 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Pierce turned back the clock with a season-high 28 on 9-of-12 shooting with four 3-pointers in a double-overtime win over Boston.
Analysis: He's averaging 15.2 points on 51.1 percent shooting over his last nine games.
Nov. 26 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST23:42 UAE20:4214:42 ET1:42 PM CT17:42 - The NBA has changed several numbers after a rough night for the stats crew at the game between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Pierce was 6 for 16, not 6 for 14.
Nov. 23 10:35 PM PT11:35 PM MT12:35 AM CT1:35 AM ET6:35 GMT14:35 11:35 PM MST1:35 AM EST10:35 UAE07:351:35 ET12:35 AM CT4:35 - Pierce scored a season-high 25 while going 4 of 5 from deep in Saturday's win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Pierce seems to have found his long-range stroke lately, going 8 for 13 over his last three contests.
Nov. 6 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET5:34 GMT13:34 10:34 PM MST12:34 AM EST9:34 UAE06:340:34 ET11:34 PM CT3:34 - Pierce was awful for the Wizards on Wednesday.
Analysis: Pierce missed 12 of 15 shots as he proved he is ready for retirement.
Nov. 1 4:41 PM PT5:41 PM MT6:41 PM CT7:41 PM ET23:41 GMT7:41 4:41 PM MST6:41 PM EST3:41 UAE (+1)00:4119:41 ET5:41 PM CT21:41 - Pierce has been ejected in his first home game with the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Pierce was tossed with 7 seconds remaining in the first half of Saturday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. After a long video review determined that Pierce was guilty of a clear path foul, he disputed the call and was whistled for a technical. A few seconds later - before Milwaukee's Brandon Knight could take the first free throw - Pierce was given a second technical and tossed from the game.
Oct. 8 1:57 PM PT2:57 PM MT3:57 PM CT4:57 PM ET20:57 GMT4:57 1:57 PM MST3:57 PM EST0:57 UAE (+1)22:5716:57 ET3:57 PM CT19:57 - Pierce was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Wednesday.
Analysis: Pierce hit Chicago's Joakim Noah in the forehead with his index finger during an altercation in Monday's preseason game.
July 17 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST1:36 UAE (+1)23:3617:36 ET4:36 PM CT20:36 - The Washington Wizards have officially signed Pierce.
Analysis: Pierce, who turns 37 in October, spent 15 seasons with the Boston Celtics before being traded to the Brooklyn Nets last season. Pierce averaged a career-low 13.5 points last season in his first year with the Nets. But he is a 10-time All-Star who has gained a reputation as one of the best big-moment players in the league
July 12 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)05:3223:32 ET10:32 PM CT2:32 - Pierce is on the move for the second straight summer, this time from Brooklyn to the Washington Wizards. The deal is for the mid-level exception, which is about $5.3 million for next season, and includes a player option in the second year of the contract.
Analysis: Pierce averaged a career-low 13.5 points last season in his first year with the Nets after 15 years with the Boston Celtics.

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