My Favorite Athlete Paul Pierce Boston Celtics/ Basketball Forward CeCe Heard Athlete 4/4/13
How it Happened Pierce was born and raised in Oakland, California. His family later moved to Inglewood, California where he was the star of Inglewood High School's basketball team during his junior and senior years. He also participated in the 1995 McDonald's All-American Game alongside future NBA stars Kevin Garnett, Vince Carter, Stephon Marbury, and Antawn Jamison, and was a contestant in the game's Slam Dunk Contest, which was won by Carter. He grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan and dreamed of playing with the Lakers.
Famous Quotes • Paul Pierce - “Two heartbreaking games (in a row).” • Paul Pierce - “We made the necessary plays we needed down the stretch and got the big stops. We're starting to win these close games now.” • Paul Pierce - “Well, he didn't give me a yes or a no. I just told him that it would be an honor, and that I'm interested.”
Paul Pierce Hobbies and Interests It doesn’t list anything on the websites, but I'm pretty sure his hobbies are playing basketball. Basketball players are very serious about the sport so if they had any interest and hobbies he would practice. He might even play tennis but I really don’t know.
Personal Life Paul Pierce is the son of Lorraine Hosey. Is married to Mrs. Julie Pierce, and has a daughter Prianna Lee Pierce. He majored in Crime and Delinquency Studies at Kansas. His favorite TV show is "Martin“. His favorite sport other than basketball is tennis. Enjoys listening to and collecting music.
Other Interesting Tidbits • I found out that he has been playing with the Boston Celtics his whole basketball career.