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Paul Pierce

NBA small forward
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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Oakland
Country: United States
BirthDay: 13 October 1977
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 2.01 m
Education: Inglewood High School, University of Kansas

Paul Pierce was bornon 13 October 1977 in Oakland, American, is NBA small forward. Paul Pierce is one of the famous American basketball players in history. Strong and athletic with smooth playing skills and a nose for the basket, he is definitely one of the best shooters in the NBA. Presently, a Washington Wizards team member, he served with the Boston Celtics for fifteen years, after being selected as the 10th overall pick in the NBA draft of 1998. A prodigious player, Pierce was encouraged to take up sports since an early age. He did not diminish his enthusiasm in sports and soon found basketball to be his genre of interest. Pierce made a mark as a junior player while at high school and college. He went on to earn First Team All-America honors in his junior year at the University of Kansas. A ten-time All-Star and four-time All-NBA team selection, he played outstanding game leading his team Boston Celtics to the 2008 and 2010 NBA Finals, eventually winning the 2008 NBA Finals. In his career with the Celtics, he participated in more than 1000 matches for the team, scoring above 20,000 points. He stands third in team history in games played, second in points scored, seventh in total rebounds, fifth in total assists, and first in total steals with the Celtics.


$70 Million


In July 2014, Paul Pierce signed a two-year contract with the Washington Wizards


In 2013, he, along with Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets for future first-round picks in the 2014, 2016, and 2018 drafts


Meanwhile in November 2010, he scored his 20, 000th career point on a free throw


He was named to the 2009 NBA All-Star Game and for the first time to the All-NBA Team Second Team


Playing as the defending champions, the Celtics played very well in the 2008-09 season as well


The super successful season was followed by an injury riddled 2006-07


2005-06 NBA season proved to be his career best till then as he with his highest points-per-shot average became the top 30 scorers in the league


Together with Walker, he led the Celtics to the playoffs in the 2002, which was the first time for the team after a gap of seven years


In 2001-02, he rounded the year with 2144 points and third in scoring of the 26


This former Boston Celtics star who played for the team for fifteen years (1998 to 2013) is popularly known by the nickname, ‘The Truth’


He played his 1000th career game for Celtics in March 2012

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