STATEMENT ABOUT PAUL PIERCE’S RETIREMENT

May 1, 2017

CHICAGO, May 1, 2017 – The membership of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) wishes to congratulate Paul Pierce on his retirement after 19 seasons in the NBA.

NBRPA released the following statement:

"On behalf of the entire NBRPA family, we want to congratulate Paul Pierce on a remarkable basketball career. Paul played the game with incredible passion, skill, and relentlessness for 19 seasons and will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest small forwards in NBA history. Paul will forever be a Celtic Legend and we thank him for his contributions to the game and wish him well in his post-basketball career.”