A little more than a month after being inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame, The Truth’s reputation as one of the game’s greatest scorers has earned him a spot on another distinguished list of NBA greats.
For the league’s 75th Anniversary, the NBA announced on Thursday that Paul Pierce was included on the list of 75 players on the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. The team was selected by a panel of media members and former and current players, coaches, team executives and general managers.
Paul is one of 20 former Celtics greats on the list, including all three member of the famed “Big 3 of Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, the trio that led Boston to its 17th NBA championship.
With 10 All-Star appearances, four All-NBA honors and an NBA Finals MVP to his name, Paul’s impact as an elite bucket-getter and two-way forward will not be forgotten as his name was once again etched in the history books among the greatest to ever play the game.