Paul Pierce may have finished his career with the Nets, Wizards, and Clippers, but he’ll always be a member of the Celtics.
On Tuesday, the recently retired future Hall of Famer took to Twitter after the Celtics won the NBA draft lottery for the first time and earned the No. 1 overall pick in the draft.
And look what I leave behind for the Celts on my way out #1 pick
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) May 17, 2017
Pierce is referring, of course, to the masterful trade that sent him to the Nets, along with Kevin Garnett, for four No. 1 picks in 2013. Pierce has ridden off into the sunset, but the Celtics continue to reap the benefits of that deal.
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Source: GreenStreet Blog