After spending 15 seasons with the Boston Celtics, it’s probably a reasonable question to ask Paul Pierce what a trade to the Brooklyn Nets means so late in his prolific career. But the way Pierce sees it, he may not be nearing the end, at all.
TMZ’s ever-roaming cameras caught up with Pierce in the parking lot of a Los Angeles supermarket, and the man behind said camera asked him that very question. Pierce’s response may be less sincere and rather the indignation of a proud athlete faced with the reality of his own waning abilities, but at least the 35-year-old is still showing that competitive spirit.
“Who says it’s the end of my career?” Pierce said. “I plan on playing 10 more years, dude.”
Check out the L.A. encounter in the video below.