Paul Pierce’s Game May Be “the Truth,” but His Attitude Is Pure Arrogance

May 21st, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
I have never been a big fan of Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce, but my disdain has to do more with my allegiance to the NBA's other great franchise, rather than anything Pierce has ever done on the court.

Whether I choose to like him or not, the fact remains that Pierce is one of the elite small forwards in the NBA today. If you don't believe me, all you have to do is ask Pierce himself, and he will surely offer you the same opinion.

Pierce has never been one to mince his words. His outspoken nature can be traced to the moment it became clear he would capture his first NBA championship against the Los Angeles Lakers in 2008.

During that year's Finals, Pierce proclaimed himself one of the top five talents in the NBA, and basically likened the Celtics' three-game swing in Los Angeles as a home appearance away from home.

There is truth in Pierce's words, because his Celtics did capture a game on the Lakers' home court, which essentially captured the series for Boston.

Pierce didn't stop there.

He went on to casually hint that Kobe Bryant may not be all that he is cracked up to be, and he immediately proclaimed ...

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