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Paul Pierce
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13.5 4.6 2.4
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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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.
Apr. 11 4:56 PM PT5:56 PM MT6:56 PM CT7:56 PM ET23:56 GMT7:56 4:56 PM MST6:56 PM EST3:56 UAE (+1)01:5619:56 ET6:56 PM CT22:56 - Pierce has become the 18th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points.
Analysis: Pierce reached the milestone on a 3-pointer with 3:10 remaining in the first half of Brooklyn's game against Atlanta on Friday. He became the fourth active player, and second on the Nets, in the 25,000-point club.
Apr. 9 5:22 PM PT6:22 PM MT7:22 PM CT8:22 PM ET0:22 GMT8:22 5:22 PM MST7:22 PM EST4:22 UAE (+1)02:2220:22 ET7:22 PM CT23:22 - Pierce is dealing with a hip pointer.
Analysis: It's uncertain if he will play before the playoffs.
Mar. 30 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST5:13 UAE (+1)03:1321:13 ET8:13 PM CT0:13 - Pierce scored 22 points as the Nets moved to the brink of a postseason spot by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 on Sunday for their franchise record-tying 13th straight home victory.
Analysis: Pierce scored 16 in the first quarter, two nights after putting up 17 in the period. Truthfully, Pierce is too old to play a solid 40 minutes these days. You may want to only use him in the first quarter, if that is possible in your fantasy league.
Mar. 25 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:580:58 ET10:58 PM CT3:58 - Pierce scored 24 in Tuesday's loss at New Orleans, going 4 of 11 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Pierce has scored more than 18 points just twice in his last 15 games, though he's shooting 48.1 percent from the floor in that stretch.
Mar. 9 3:57 PM PT4:57 PM MT5:57 PM CT6:57 PM ET23:57 GMT7:57 4:57 PM MST6:57 PM EST3:57 UAE (+1)00:5718:57 ET5:57 PM CT22:57 - Pierce left the Brooklyn Nets' game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night after suffering a sore right shoulder in the opening minutes and was ruled out for the rest of the game.
Analysis: Pierce was guarding Sacramento's Jason Thompson, who was backing him into the paint and then quickly spun around Pierce for a lay-up with 10:55 left in the opening quarter. The impact from the post-up move had Pierce clutching his shoulder and he walked off the court with a Nets trainer.
Feb. 28 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 CT4:42 - Pierce scored 18 points and the Brooklyn Nets rebounded from their worst loss more than 10 years by routing the slumping Denver Nuggets 112-89 on Thursday night.
Analysis: With this lopsided score, no one was going to have a big fantasy night. The Nuggets' non-competitive ways cost Nets' fantasy owners.
Feb. 12 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - Pierce broke out of his recent funk with 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting in a 105-89 win over visiting Charlotte on Wednesday.
Analysis: He also went 5 for 5 from 3-point range. The veteran forward had totaled 25 points over his previous three contests.
Feb. 3 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CT2:21 - Paul Pierce scored 25 points and the Brooklyn Nets stopped a three-game losing streak by holding on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-102 on Monday night.
Analysis: Pierce did much of his work from the foul line, going a perfect 14 of 14 in the victory.
Dec. 20 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE05:3723:37 ET10:37 PM CT2:37 - Pierce had 24 points and 10 boards for the Nets in Friday's OT loss to the Sixers.
Analysis: Pierce can still get it done on occasion but he's not in the lineup all the time so it's hard to predict his usage.
Dec. 19 10:31 PM PT11:31 PM MT12:31 AM CT1:31 AM ET6:31 GMT14:31 11:31 PM MST1:31 AM EST10:31 UAE07:311:31 ET12:31 AM CT4:31 - Pierce had a season-high 27 points in a 113-107 loss to Washington on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Pierce, who has been coming off the bench in his five games since returning from a broken right hand, made his first seven shots and finished 10 of 12. He hadn't scored more than 19 points in any other game this season.
Dec. 10 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET22:57 GMT6:57 3:57 PM MST5:57 PM EST2:57 UAE (+1)23:5717:57 ET4:57 PM CT20:57 - Pierce returned to the Brooklyn Nets against Boston, coming off the bench against his former team after a quick return from a broken right hand.
Analysis: Pierce was expected to miss two to four weeks after he was injured on Nov. 29 at Houston, but ended up sitting out just four games before returning to practice Monday.
Nov. 30 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4821:48 ET8:48 PM CT0:48 - Pierce will be out two to four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, the biggest loss yet for the injury-plagued Brooklyn Nets.
Analysis: Pierce had been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of his right, shooting hand. He was hurt Friday in the first half of a loss at Houston. He is averaging 12.4 points.
Nov. 16 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CT1:07 - The injury-riddled Brooklyn Nets will be without four starters when they play the Los Angeles Clippers. Kevin Garnett, Brook Lopez, Paul Pierce and Deron Williams all were injured for Saturday night's game at Staples Center.
Analysis: Williams hurt his left ankle in the first quarter of Friday night's overtime win in Phoenix. Pierce has a groin injury, while Garnett and Lopez have ankle injuries.
Oct. 31 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:130:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Pierce scored 17 points in his debut with the Nets.
Analysis: Pierce was traded to Brooklyn along with Kevin Garnett from Boston in the offseason.
July 12 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET17:34 GMT1:34 10:34 AM MST12:34 PM EST21:34 UAE19:3413:34 ET12:34 PM CT16:34 - The blockbuster breakup of the Celtics is complete. Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn bound.
Analysis: The Nets and Celtics finalized their draft-night trade Friday, a nine-player, three-draft pick swap centered on the two aging champions who won a title in Boston in 2008.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
98-99 Bos 48 34.0 16.5 6.4 2.4 1.7 1.0 2.4 .439 .412 .713
99-00 Bos 73 35.4 19.5 5.4 3.0 2.1 0.8 2.4 .442 .343 .798
00-01 Bos 82 38.0 25.3 6.4 3.1 1.7 0.8 3.2 .454 .383 .745
01-02 Bos 82 40.3 26.1 6.9 3.2 1.9 1.0 2.9 .442 .404 .809
02-03 Bos 79 39.2 25.9 7.3 4.4 1.8 0.8 3.6 .416 .302 .802
03-04 Bos 80 38.7 23.0 6.5 5.1 1.6 0.7 3.8 .402 .299 .819
04-05 Bos 82 36.1 21.6 6.6 4.2 1.6 0.5 2.8 .455 .370 .822
05-06 Bos 79 39.0 26.8 6.7 4.7 1.4 0.4 3.5 .471 .354 .772
06-07 Bos 47 37.0 25.0 5.9 4.1 1.0 0.3 3.2 .439 .389 .796
07-08 Bos 80 35.9 19.6 5.1 4.5 1.3 0.5 2.8 .464 .392 .843
08-09 Bos 81 37.5 20.5 5.6 3.6 1.0 0.3 2.8 .457 .391 .830
09-10 Bos 71 34.0 18.3 4.4 3.1 1.2 0.4 2.3 .472 .414 .852
10-11 Bos 80 34.7 18.9 5.4 3.3 1.0 0.6 2.1 .497 .374 .860
11-12 Bos 61 34.0 19.4 5.2 4.5 1.1 0.4 2.8 .443 .366 .852
12-13 Bos 77 33.4 18.6 6.3 4.8 1.1 0.4 2.8 .436 .380 .787
13-14 Bkn 75 28.0 13.5 4.6 2.4 1.1 0.4 2.0 .451 .373 .826
Career 1177 36.1 21.3 5.9 3.8 1.4 0.6 2.9 .447 .370 .807

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
98-99 Bos  48 1632 284 647 84 204 139 195 117 309 115 82 50 113 791
99-00 Bos  73 2583 486 1099 96 280 359 450 83 396 221 152 62 178 1427
00-01 Bos  82 3120 687 1513 147 384 550 738 94 522 253 138 69 262 2071
01-02 Bos  82 3302 707 1598 210 520 520 643 81 566 261 154 86 241 2144
02-03 Bos  79 3096 663 1592 118 391 604 753 106 578 349 139 62 288 2048
03-04 Bos  80 3099 602 1497 115 384 517 631 69 522 410 131 52 303 1836
04-05 Bos  82 2960 556 1223 108 292 549 668 78 539 348 133 39 230 1769
05-06 Bos  79 3084 689 1462 111 314 627 812 77 530 375 107 34 273 2116
06-07 Bos  47 1740 373 850 107 275 320 402 39 277 194 48 13 152 1173
07-08 Bos  80 2874 509 1098 143 365 409 485 53 411 363 101 36 221 1570
08-09 Bos  81 3035 540 1181 119 304 459 553 56 457 294 80 27 228 1658
09-10 Bos  71 2411 409 867 109 263 369 433 39 310 218 84 31 166 1296
10-11 Bos  80 2774 507 1021 111 297 386 449 34 430 260 80 51 171 1511
11-12 Bos  61 2075 394 890 100 273 293 344 37 317 274 70 26 173 1181
12-13 Bos  77 2575 476 1092 145 382 333 423 45 487 370 84 30 214 1430
13-14 Bkn  75 2098 321 712 112 300 256 310 26 348 178 86 31 153 1010
Career 1177 42458 8203 18342 1935 5228 6690 8289 1034 6999 4483 1669 699 3366 25031

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
01-02 Bos 16 42.0 24.6 8.6 4.1 1.7 1.3 3.8 .403 .288 .764
02-03 Bos 10 44.5 27.1 9.0 6.7 2.1 0.8 4.4 .399 .356 .863
03-04 Bos 4 40.5 20.8 8.8 2.5 1.3 1.0 6.3 .342 .294 .839
04-05 Bos 7 39.6 22.9 7.7 4.6 1.9 1.4 2.7 .505 .259 .868
07-08 Bos 26 38.1 19.7 5.0 4.6 1.1 0.3 3.2 .441 .361 .802
08-09 Bos 14 39.7 21.0 5.8 3.1 1.1 0.4 2.4 .430 .333 .842
09-10 Bos 24 38.8 18.8 6.0 3.4 1.0 0.6 2.7 .438 .392 .824
10-11 Bos 9 38.1 20.8 5.0 2.8 1.3 0.4 2.7 .459 .447 .882
11-12 Bos 20 38.9 18.9 6.1 3.1 1.5 0.9 2.8 .386 .310 .894
12-13 Bos 6 42.5 19.2 5.7 5.3 0.8 0.5 5.3 .368 .268 .897
13-14 Bkn 12 30.7 13.7 4.5 2.0 1.2 0.3 1.7 .465 .358 .781
Career 148 39.0 20.3 6.2 3.8 1.3 0.7 3.1 .422 .340 .832

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
01-02 Bos  16 672 122 303 30 104 120 157 27 137 66 27 20 61 394
02-03 Bos  10 445 77 193 16 45 101 117 11 90 67 21 8 44 271
03-04 Bos  4 162 26 76 5 17 26 31 6 35 10 5 4 25 83
04-05 Bos  7 277 47 93 7 27 59 68 7 54 32 13 10 19 160
07-08 Bos  26 990 163 370 43 119 142 177 21 129 119 28 8 82 511
08-09 Bos  14 556 95 221 19 57 85 101 4 81 43 15 5 33 294
09-10 Bos  24 930 147 336 40 102 117 142 20 143 82 24 14 64 451
10-11 Bos  9 343 68 148 21 47 30 34 5 45 25 12 4 24 187
11-12 Bos  20 778 120 311 27 87 110 123 14 121 62 30 18 56 377
12-13 Bos  6 255 39 106 11 41 26 29 4 34 32 5 3 32 115
13-14 Bkn  12 368 60 129 19 53 25 32 4 54 24 14 4 20 164
Career 148 5776 964 2286 238 699 841 1011 123 923 562 194 98 460 3007

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