In the latest FLANNS & ZILLZ, we hash out the NBA's final four. Can we really pick the Hawks when they are playing LeBron James? After all the missed free throws, late-game comebacks and Paul Pierce buzzer beaters, we are left with the top two seeds in each conference battling it out for a trip to the Finals. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks reached their first conference finals series since 1970 on Friday, as they finished off the Washington Wizards in six games following a Paul Pierce buzzer-beater that wasn't. Now, the Hawks switch gears to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, which also took six contests to dispose of the Chicago Bulls. Show More Summary
After 17 NBA seasons, Paul Pierce’s future is up in the air. Pierce hinted after a crushing loss to the Atlanta Hawks in the (...)
The crowd at the Verizon Center went wild when Paul Pierce sank what looked to be a game-tying, season-saving three-pointer for the Wizards in Friday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. Among the fans celebrating was celebrity chef Jose Andres, who just happened to be right behind the All-Star forward as he arced the ball from the […]
Paul Pierce may be ready to hang up his laces and retire his NBA playoffs time machine for good. Or he may not be ready. Following the Washington Wizards’ Game 6 loss and second-round playoff exit at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks, a series and season that ended with Pierce getting off a potential […]
With Pierce considering retirement, James reflects on their history playing against each other. With the Wizards out of the playoffs, Paul Pierce has all summer to decide if he wants to keep playing in the NBA. And he sounds like he's ready to retire. Show More Summary
The final chapter of Paul Pierce's legendary NBA career might have just closed. As much as hoop heads should wish that isn't the case, the most important truth about The Truth is that he was, in fact, legendary. For all the big shots and classic soundbites he provided, statistics feel like a small part of his basketball legacy. Show More Summary
Paul Pierce may not know it, but he taught an entire city what professional sports is, why it hurts so much and how magnetic it is for those who truly commit to the experience, including fans who board a ship that usually ends up wrecked. Read full article >>
Kyle Korver was the Atlanta Hawks’ closest defender as Paul Pierce shimmied to his left and launched a 3-point try.
Paul Pierce was in true Paul Pierce form Friday night in the Washington Wizards' Game 6 against the Atlanta Hawks. Down by three, 94-91, in the last seconds of the game (and trailing in the series 3-2), Pierce launched a shot from the corner and drained it, seemingly leading to overtime. Show More Summary
Paul Pierce has 6 million reasons to return to the Wizards next season, but after Washington’s crushing Game 6 defeat, Pierce said he doesn’t know if he’ll be back for The post Paul Pierce Considering Retirement After Wizards’ Crushing Loss appeared first on SLAMonline.
Washington Wizards fans thought Paul Pierce had done it again. In Game 3, Pierce banked in the game-winning bucket to give Washington the win. With time winding down in the fourth quarter of Game 6 Friday night, The Truth heaved up a three-pointer that would have sent the game into overtime. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Wizards in dramatic fashion in Game 6 of the conference semis on Friday. A potential game-tying three by Paul Pierce was called off, giving ATL The post Atlanta Hawks Finish Off Wizards in Game 6 (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Washington Wizards lost to the Atlanta Hawks in crushing fashion last night, 82-81. Now, as a result, veteran Paul Pierce may hang it up for good. According to the Washington Post, Pierce is seriously questioning his future after...Show More Summary
That and more in Saturday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. HAWK-UNA MATATA: Of course it was going to happen like that. Paul Pierce had a chance to tie the game with the clock winding down, Atlanta defended it well and Pierce still hit it. Show More Summary
The Hawks are heading to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1970 thanks to a shot by Paul Pierce being just after the buzzer. Plus three other things we learned Friday night. Paul Pierce needed just a tenth of a second, maybe two. Show More Summary
As soon as the ball left Paul Pierce’s fingertips, with his Washington Wizards down 94-91 to the Atlanta Hawks and with what appeared to be milliseconds remaining in a decisive Game 6, there shouldn’t have been a doubt in anyone’s mind it was hitting nylon. Show More Summary
[Sad Charlie Brown music.] The Wizards thought Paul Pierce had done the impossible again. He didn't. #DCsports spring ends with thud. @washingtonpost @PostSports Thursday cover off #Wizards loss to #Hawks #PAULPIERCE pic.twitter.com/n8ozLJG8dc — Dan Worthington (@danWorthington) May 16, 2015 This one is going to keep hurting for D.C. Show More Summary
Atlanta narrowly avoided overtime when Washington’s Paul Pierce was late in releasing a 3-point attempt that would have tied the game as the clock expired.
After spending 17 seasons in the NBA, Washington Wizards small forward Paul Pierce might be ready to hang up his sneakers for good. Continue for updates. Pierce Considering Retirement Friday, May 15 According to NBA.com's David Aldridge,...Show More Summary