Celtics legend and NBA analyst Paul Pierce parted ways with ESPN, according to Front Office Sports Michael McCarthy.
Pierce has been an ESPN NBA Countdown analyst for the network since he retired from the NBA in 2017. Social media after the launch
Pierce did not directly comment on the report. But he appears to have responded to reports of his exit from ESPN on Twitter on Monday evening, stating, “Big things are coming soon. Stay tuned, don̵7;t forget to smile. #Truthshallsetufree “
Pierce was a 10-time All-Star and one-time champion and MVP final with the Celtics during his 19 NBA seasons. He ranks among the top 20 players of all time in NBA scoring (26,397), three free throws and field goals scored.His number 34 has already been disengaged by the Celtics and Kansas J. Hawk. Kbs, after an all-American career in college. He was announced as a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in the year 2021, along with Bill Russell (as head coach) and 12 other finalists.