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Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce
Pierce with the Celtics on January 13, 2008
NamePaul Pierce
CaptionPierce with the Celtics on January 13, 2008
PositionSmall forward
Height Ft6
Height In7
Weight Lb235
TeamBoston Celtics
Number34
NationalityAmerican
Birth DateOctober 13, 1977(age 39)
Birth PlaceOakland, California
CollegeKansas
High SchoolInglewood HS (Inglewood, California)
Draft Round1
Draft Pick10
Draft Year1998
Draft TeamBoston Celtics
Career Start 
Years1  present|team1=Boston Celtics
Highlights * NBA Champion (2008) * NBA Finals MVP (2008) * 9× NBA All-Star (2002 2006, 2008 2011) * All-NBA Second Team ( ) * 3× All-NBA Third Team (   ,  ) * NBA All-Rookie First Team ( ) * NBA Three-Point Shootout champion (2010)

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Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13, 1977), also known as The Truth, is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He earned First Team All-America honors in his junior year at Kansas, and has been a starter every season since being selected by the Celtics with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. He is a nine-time All-Star, four-time All-NBA team selection and also led Boston to the NBA Finals in 2008, and 2010, winning the 2008 NBA Finals. He was named the 2008 NBA Finals MVP in his first trip to the NBA Finals. Pierce also is one of only three Celtics, alongside Larry Bird and John Havlicek, who have scored over 20,000 points in their career with the Celtics alone.


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