Paul Pierce: A Look Back Through His Ups and Downs

In case you haven’t heard, Paul Pierce is getting his Celtics jersey raised to the Garden rafters on Sunday. CLNS Media has all your covered.

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One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn’t that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA’s high-flyers.

That made it unsurprising that Pierce found second-life following the Pierce/KG trade to Brooklyn.

Game 7 defensive stand

One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo

I called “Game”

One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo

Reunion tour and final game at The Garden

One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo

Pierce played out his final game at the TD Garden in spectacular fashion.

One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo
One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo
One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo
As a Celtics fan, or a fan of the game in general, what did Paul Pierce mean to you?
One thing often noted about Paul Pierce and his style of play was that it was old-man-esque from Day One. Although he wasn't that slow, deliberate and ground-bound in the beginning of his career, Pierce was always different from many of the NBA's high-flyers. That made it unsurprising that Pierce fo