Sunday 20 August 2017 / 12:55 AM

‘THE TRUTH’ PLAYS HIS LAST GAME

As the NBA’s first round came to a dramatic end with a game seven between the Jazz and Clippers, we got some unfortunate ends.

Paul Pierce, in the Clippers loss, played his final game in the NBA.

The Truth said before the season that 2017 would be his last time around in the league after almost two decades playing.

He leaves as a Celtics legend, and former NBA Champion.

His battles with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant made him a legend for most of us coming up watching the NBA this decade, and it’s going to be strange not seeing Pierce hitting clutch playoff baskets going forward.

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Austin Albertson

Austin is CBS' senior NFL and NBA analyst, bringing you commentary on everything between the lines and inside the hashes, from the film room to the scoreboard.

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