Paul Pierce SF WAS 4 days ago

Pierce had 10 points (2-7 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-6 FT), two rebounds, two assists, and a steal over 27 minutes Tuesday against Toronto.

Pierce didn't match his production from Game 1, but still managed to post solid production Tuesday. His shooting numbers were down Tuesday, but that is partially attributable to big nights from John Wall and Bradley Beal. Pierce has reportedly been dealing with some knee soreness, but he should be able to put up solid numbers throughout Washington's postseason run.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 5 days ago

Pierce's knee issue suffered Feb. 24 against the Warriors continues to bother him, the Washington Post reports.

Pierce continues to wrap the knee heavily for games, and indicated he'll likely need to play through the pain until he retires. However, the issue shouldn't effect his availability moving forward, but will probably limit his minutes.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 1 week ago

Pierce registered a game-high 20 points (7-10 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, one steal, and one block in 37 minutes during Saturday's overtime win.

Pierce was tasked with playing minutes at power forward. He outscored the Raptors in overtime, 5-4, and left briefly after blindly running directly into the Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas, but his 36 minutes is the most he's played since late January.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 1 week ago

Pierce (rest) will sit out of Wednesday's regular season finale against Cleveland, Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports.

Pierce logged just 18 minutes on the floor in Tuesday's double-overtime loss to Indiana and will get additional rest Wednesday. Otto Porter will replace Pierce in the starting lineup.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 2 weeks ago

Pierce (illness) posted 10 points, three rebounds, three assists, and one steal in 22 minutes of action Wednesday against the Sixers.

Pierce has been solid all season, averaging 12.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.6 threes per game. Although he's already past his peak, he's still producing enough to be worth owning in standard leagues as long as he's healthy.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 2 weeks ago

Pierce (illness) will play Wednesday against the 76ers, Chris Miller of CSN reports.

After sitting the last three games, Pierce went through shootaround Wednesday and has been cleared to return. Expect him to see his usual workload (26.4 minutes per game this season) while potentially taking on more scoring responsibility with John Wall (rest) and Nene (rest) out.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 3 weeks ago

Pierce (illness) went through shootaround Wednesday, J. Michael of CSN reports.

Pierce has missed the last three games due to a combination of rest and illness, but he's made the trip to Philadelphia and it appears he has a good chance to play Wednesday night. Look for a further update closer to warmups.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 3 weeks ago

Pierce (illness) practice Tuesday and is traveling with the team in advance of Wednesday's game in Philadelphia, the Washington Post reports.

After missing the Wizards' previous two tilts, Pierce was absent from Monday's practice due to an illness. However, his return Tuesday intimates that he should play Wednesday, when he'd take on his typical role at small forward.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 3 weeks ago

Pierce missed Monday's practice due to an illness, the Washington Post reports.

Because he missed the Wizards' previous two tilts for purposes of rest, Pierce's absence Monday was a bit confounding, especially since fellow veteran Nene return to practice after logging absences in the same games. Thus, consider Pierce questionable for Wednesday's contest at Philadelphia.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 3 weeks ago

Pierce (rest) didn't practice Monday, the Washington Post reports.

With a playoff berth wrapped up, the Wizards have been afforded an opportunity to rest veterans like Pierce, who has missed the past two contests. The respite has extended through Monday's practice, leaving him questionable for Wednesday's tilt in Philadelphia.