10:44 PM EDT, Mon July 06, 2015
Washington Post Jul 2, 2015

Wiz Insider: Wizards acquire Jared Dudley for future second-round pick

Twenty-four hours after losing out in the Paul Pierce sweepstakes, the Washington Wizards found someone who can help replace Pierce by acquiring Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a protected future second-round pick Thursday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The Wizards will use a trade exception to execute the transaction, which cannot be finalized until July 9.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 2, 2015

Bradley Beal contract, not free agency, moves to fore for Wizards

Unlike the majority of NBA organizations, the Washington Wizards’ plan was never to partake in any high-stakes free agent bidding wars this summer. Paul Pierce’s decision on Wednesday to return home to Los Angeles won’t change that. Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 2, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Is Justin Williams the Caps’ answer to Paul Pierce?

A few months ago, my friend Steve — whose primary hobby is telling me how to do my job — suggested a column. He pointed out that the Wizards have often emulated the Caps in recent years: stripping apart a middling roster, rebuilding around young stars, constructing a team that could make the playoffs every spring for years. Now it was time for the Caps to copy the Wizards: by getting their own Paul Pierce.Read full article >>
Bullets Forever Jul 2, 2015

Paul Pierce will be missed, but his absence can also be a blessing

We can simply lament about The Truth leaving the nation's capital for the Los Angeles Clippers. But his departure can also be a blessing for the long term. The Washington Wizards lost Paul Pierce to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, where he will sign a three-year deal with at least $6.6 million guaranteed, the same amount that Washington reportedly offered him for next season. I loved seeing Pierce in the lineup last season. It was surreal seeing a player of his caliber on the Wizards, but I also appreciated that he truly embraced being an important part of the team as well. He...
Washington Post Jul 2, 2015

Wiz Insider: Paul Pierce is a Clipper. What do the Wizards do now?

Now that the first domino has tumbled and Paul Pierce is headed home to Los Angeles, the Washington Wizards have shifted their focus elsewhere to upgrade a roster that has been bounced in the Eastern Conference semifinals each of the past two seasons.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jul 2, 2015

Which Wizards free agent is most likely to re-sign?

The departure of Paul Pierce has elevated the Wizards' desire to retain their best long-range shooting, unrestricted free agent who also has size.
Clippers convince Paul Pierce to come home

Clippers convince Paul Pierce to come home

Paul Pierce had just gotten done doing one of the things he’s best known for doing, hitting a buzzer-beating shot to beat the Atlanta Hawks during the playoffs this spring. “Did you call bank (shot)?” a TV reporter asked him. Pierce, chest...
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

J. Michael: More clarity on Wizards' offer to Pierce

In the wake of Paul Pierce's move to Los Angeles, Insider J. Michael has more details on the contract the Wizards were offering against what the Clippers had lined up.
Clips Nation Jul 1, 2015

A New Thread: With Pierce signed and waiting on DJ, where are Clips right now?

Is it still Day One of Free Agency? That was a lot to process, especially the late-breaking Clipper-Paul Pierce news. Day Two starts in less than two hours, and DJ and the Clippers meet tomorrow... Fasten your seat belts, citizens!  As a matter of fact, they better be on already, elsewise let us know if we have to go grab you while you're spinning out into deep space, amazed and confused. Paul Pierce is a Clipper, coming to play with Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, reuniting with coach Doc Rivers.  DeAndre Jordan is still making his decision, and I'm not sure that anybody has really done an...
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

5 reasons why Paul Pierce chose Clippers over Wizards

Paul Pierce was Option 1 for the Wizards in free agency and they were certain that he'd stay for another season, but they were beaten by his hometown team. Here are 5 reasons why.
Washington Post Jul 1, 2015

Wiz Insider: Paul Pierce leaving Wizards, agrees to three-year deal with Clippers

Paul Pierce has agreed to a three-year deal with his hometown Los Angeles Clippers, turning down a more lucrative two-year contract from the Washington Wizards, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.Read full article >>
Clippers agree to three-year deal with veteran forward Paul Pierce

Clippers agree to three-year deal with veteran forward Paul Pierce

The Clippers and free agent forward Paul Pierce have agreed to a deal, per NBA sources. The deal is worth three years at the mini-mid-level exception, starting at $3.37 million this year. Pierce will be reunited with Doc Rivers, who coached Pierce...
Clips Nation Jul 1, 2015

NBA Free Agency: Pierce will sign with Clippers

It appears that the Clippers will sign Paul Pierce, which was arguably the best possible free agent signing they could have hoped for this summer. The Los Angeles Clippers appear to be signing veteran small forward Paul Pierce, reuniting him with his former Celtics coach Doc Rivers. Marc Stein tweeted that the signing was on the brink: Hearing Clippers are on the brink of signing Paul Pierce — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2015 Meanwhile Dan Woike of the OC Register said Pierce had agreed: #Clippers have agreed to a deal with Paul Pierce, per NBA source — Dan Woike...
CelticsBlog Jul 1, 2015

Paul Pierce signs with Clippers, reunites with Doc Rivers

Getting the gang back together again. Paul Pierce could have gotten the most money from the Wizards and there were some rumblings today that he might consider a return to Boston, but in the end he decided to go to his hometown of Los Angeles to play with his old coach Doc Rivers and chase a championship. Pierce's three-year deal with Clippers will earn him nearly $10M, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 I wonder if Pierce knows anything about DeAndre Jordan signing. Paul Pierce reaches deal with the Clippers - SBNation.com Pierce...
Bullets Forever Jul 1, 2015

Paul Pierce signs three year deal with Clippers

The King of the North is heading West. According to multiple sources, Paul Pierce is signing a three year deal with the Clippers. #Clippers have agreed to a deal with Paul Pierce, per NBA source — Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) July 1, 2015 Free agent Paul Pierce has agreed to a three-year deal with the Clippers, league sources tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Pierce deal is at the mini-mid level for taxpaying teams, per sources. Two years beginning at $3.3, with option for third year. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 1, 2015 We'll...

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