Paul Pierce Injury: Updates on Clippers Forward’s Back and Return

December 21st, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »
Los Angeles Clippers veteran forward Paul Pierce has been a fairly durable player over the course of his career, but the 10-time All-Star is currently on the shelf with a back injury.

Continue for updates.

Pierce Out for Monday's Game Against Thunder Monday, Dec. 21 J.A. Adande of passed along a quote from Clippers head coach Doc Rivers regarding Pierce's status entering Monday's contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder: "Paul's (Pierce) not playing tonight, by the way." Adande also noted Pierce's back is in pain.

After 15 spectacular seasons with the Boston Celtics, Pierce joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2013-14 campaign. He then made the leap to Washington, where he served as a mentor to a Wizards team stacked with young talent, such as guards John Wall and Bradley Beal.

The Truth was a huge part of Washington's development as he contributed heavily to the team winning a playoff series, but he decided to chase a championship by signing with the Clips this past offseason.

In addition to joining forces with the likes of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, Pierce reunited with Rivers, who he won a title ...

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