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Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce

Forward

Boston Celtics

Vitals

6-7, 235, Born October 13, 1977

College: Kansas

13th NBA season ... 9th NBA All-Star Game

Has become one of the top scorers in Celtics history (third overall behind John Havlicek and Larry Bird) and NBA history ... He is currently ranked 32nd all-time among all players ... Won the 3-point shooting contest at All-Star Weekend in Dallas in 2010 ... Currently on pace to shoot a career-best percentage from 3-point range for a season ... One of only 37 players in NBA history to score 20,000+ points ... Was the MVP of the 2008 Finals, averaging 21.8 points and 6.3 assists in 38.8 minutes a game during the Celtics' championship run ... Has averaged 21.4 points and 6.6 rebounds a game in 101 career playoff games ... An All-NBA Second Team selection in 2009 ... An All-NBA Third Team selection in 2002-03, and 2008 ... An NBA All-Rookie First Team selection in 1999 after averaging 16.5 points and 6.4 rebounds in his first NBA season ... Was a member of the USA Basketball team that competed in the 2002 World Basketball Championship ... Selected by the Celtics with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 Draft ... Nickname is "The Truth" which was given to him by Shaquille O'Neal.

Allstar Average Statistics
G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
9 0 15.3 40-82 0.488 5-28 0.179 8-11 0.727 0.4 2.2 2.7 2.0 1.3 0.0 1.1 1.0 10.3
2010-11 Statistics
TEAM G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
BOS 59 59 34.8 383-769 0.498 83-217 0.382 268-316 0.848 0.4 4.8 5.1 3.2 1.0 0.6 1.9 3.0 18.9

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