Paul Pierce
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"Paul Anthony Pierce" is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Pierce was a high school McDonald's All-American and earned NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans/All-America first team honors in his junior year at University of Kansas/Kansas.

Pierce spent the first fifteen years of his career with the Boston Celtics, who drafted him with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. In July 2013, Pierce was included in a deal that sent him to the Nets, along with teammates Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry. He signed with the Wizards the following offseason.

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We just didn't execute down the stretch. I thought we got the shots we wanted. I liked our effort.

In terms of total micro-organisms in the floodwaters this is about as bad as it can get.

A lot of guys are growing up before our eyes - like Gomes and West. This team is in a good groove. It's about being responsible for your role and being aggressive.

I think we're finally coming into our own on the road. Hopefully we can make this a good road trip and get the next one.

I'm not thinking about points, I'm thinking about wins. It's about roles, and that's my role. I can say it's a lot more fun in front of my family and friends.

You've got to pick your poison with them. We're doubling Shaq and paying so much attention to Wade, we leave Antoine open. He was able to step up and knock down some shots.

A lot of guys are growing up before our eyes — like Gomes and West.

You have to pick your poison with them. We're concentrating so much on Dwayne Wade and we're doubling Shaq that you leave a guy like Antoine open for shots, and (he's) a guy who can hurt you. That's what happens.

I didn't intend to get into a scoring duel. But I wanted to step up and take him at the end.