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Position
F
 
Jersey
34
Name  Paul Pierce
Born  10/13/1977
Height  6-7
Weight  235
College  Kansas
1/25/2015 9:26:00 AM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce posted 19 points on a solid 7-of-10 shooting Saturday night in Portland.
Insight: Pierce hit three 3-pointers giving him 2,000 for his career. He's no longer the superstar he was in Boston, but he can be a solid low-end option when healthy.
 
1/14/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce led the team in scoring against the Bulls on Wednesday.
Insight: Pierce had 22 points, going 7-of-12 from the field. Pierce hit two 3-pointers and perfect at the line with six attempts. He also had six rebounds and two assists.
 
1/8/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce practiced in full on Thursday.
Insight: After missing Wednesday's contest against the Knicks, due to rest, Pierce looks likely for Friday versus Chicago. He will be the starting small forward upon his return, which would move Otto Porter back to the bench.
 
1/8/2015 2:33:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce did not play Wednesday against the Knicks. No injury, just giving the "old guy" a rest.
Insight: Pierce should be back in the lineup for Friday against the Bulls. His numbers aren't pretty, 12.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.1 apg.
 
1/7/2015 6:39:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce (rest) will not play Wednesday against the Knicks.
Insight: Otto Porter will start in his place, and could make for an intriguing daily play.
 
12/27/2014 9:26:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce led all Washington starters with 17 points on Saturday.
Insight: Power forward Kris Humphries came off the bench to lead the Wizards with 18 points. Pierce was 6-for-9, hitting three 3-pointers versus the Celtics. Washington swept the home-and-home series with Boston.
 
12/16/2014 6:43:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce (sore right toe) will not play on Tuesday against Minnesota.
Insight: Otto Porter will start in Pierce's place. Consider him day-to-day.
 
12/8/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce led Washington past Boston, 133-132, in double overtime on Monday.
Insight: Pierce shot 9-of-12, including going 4-for-5 from the 3-point line and a perfect 6-for-6 at the line on his way to score 28 points. Pierce also had seven rebounds, three assists and two steals.
 
12/3/2014 10:38:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce left Wednesday's game with a toe injury according to CSN Washington.
Insight: Pierce did not return. The small forward has been very inconsistent this season anyway, and Otto Porter will likely receive a boost in fantasy value as long as Pierce is out.
 
11/26/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce scored 15 points in Wednesday's loss to the Cavaliers.
Insight: He was 4-of-5 from the field and 7-of-10 from the line. Pierce also chipped in three rebounds, three assists, and three turnovers.
 
11/23/2014 11:06:00 AM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce turne back the clock during Saturday's win against the Bucks.
Insight: He was 8-of-16 from the field, 5-of-7 from the line, and 4-of-5 from beyond the arc for 25 points. Pierce also had 10 rebounds and two assists before fouling out. He is averaging 13.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.5 apg, but shooting only 40 percent from the field. Owners should be pleased with Pierce's production.
 
11/9/2014 11:06:00 AM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce had an abysmal shooting night, but still found a way to to contribute to Saturday's win against the Pacers.
Insight: Pierce shot 2-of-13 from the field, but was 8-of-10 from the line, for 12 points. He also chipped in five rebounds and three assists. Pierce is nowhere near the player he once was, but will continue to be a solid player for Washington, as long as he stays healthy.
 
11/4/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce scored 17 points in Tuesday's win over the Knicks.
Insight: He was 5-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line. Pierce also had five rebounds, three assists, two steals, two blocks and zero turnovers in 28 minutes of action. Solid all-around game.
 
10/29/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce played well in his team debut.
Insight: He played 33 minutes and was 6-for-10 from the field, including one three-pointer, for 17 points. Pierce also had six rebounds, five assists, and two steals, making it just another night on the court for him.
 
10/27/2014 5:41:00 PM
Description: Wizards small forward Paul Pierce will be a starter this season, but time will tell if Pierce remains a major fantasy contributor.
Insight: Pierce will surely have his moments of stardom this season, but the Wizards want him to be fresh for the playoffs, so they will not overwork him. He could be a quality pick late in drafts, but he has virtually no upside.
 
7/13/2014 3:52:00 PM
Description: Paul Pierce will sign a two-year contract for $11 million with the Washington Wizards, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
Insight: In his one year with the Nets, Pierce averaged 28 minutes, 13.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.5 threes and 1.1 steals per game. He should be able to match those numbers with Washington and could improve upon them if the Wizards up his minutes. The departed Trevor Ariza averaged 35.4 minutes last season.
 
5/18/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Nets forward Paul Pierce estimates he has one or two years left in his career. SOURCE: Tim Bontemps, New York Post
Insight: Pierce (13.5 ppg, 4.6 rpg in 2013-14) is still good enough to be a starter but he can't carry the load on offense like he used to. If the Nets are unable to re-sign Pierce, the Clippers and Grizzlies would both be great fits for him. Pierce would also welcome a return to Boston but that's unlikely given the team's rebuilding efforts.
 
4/16/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: Brooklyn forward Paul Pierce is getting the night off Wednesday against Cleveland. SOURCE: Rod Boone, Newsday
Insight: So are veterans Deron Williams, Kevin Garnett and Joe Johnson. Pierce's 28 minutes per game this season respresent a career-low. His fantasy value seems to be shrinking by the minute.
 
4/15/2014 7:10:00 PM
Description: Nets power forward Paul Pierce is ready to go Tuesday against the Knicks. SOURCE: Stefan Bondy, New York Daily News
Insight: Pierce, who had been questionable with a shoulder injury, has averaged 13.5 ppg since the All-Star break. That's the same scoring average he had in the first half, though he's been much more efficient in the second half (48.8 percent shooting versus 42.9 before the break).
 
4/15/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Brooklyn forward Paul Pierce (shoulder) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Insight: The Nets have an "old" roster with six players 30-years-old or older, so this isn't a surprise. Starting any of the veterans on Tuesday will be a risky play. Marquis Teague, Marcus Thornton and Mason Plumlee could play big minutes.