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Pierce wants to end career in Europe
Posted By Jerry Spar On August 20, 2010 @ 10:29 am In General | No Comments
Celtics  captain Paul Pierce  said in an interview with CSNNE that he would like to finish his playing career in Europe. Talking about the contract he signed this offseason ‘ which will keep him in Boston for three more seasons with an option for a fourth ‘ Pierce said he couldn’t picture himself in another NBA uniform, but he would like to see what a European jersey looks like.
“As far as retiring from the NBA, I think I will be done after this contract because eventually I want to go overseas and play and live for a couple of years,” he said. “That’s why this is a big contract for me, knowing I’m going to retire a Boston Celtic. … I want to go to either Italy or Greece for a year. I think I want to be able to bring my family over to just kind of share a different experience overseas for a couple of years before I settle into retirement.”
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