Paul Pierce Joins Wizards On Two-Year Deal

Paul Pierce Joins Wizards On Two-Year Deal

Goodbye Brooklyn. Celtics legend and one time Nets forward Paul Pierce is shipping down to Washington DC on a short deal.

“Sources close to the process told ESPN.com on Saturday that Pierce has committed to sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards, who moved swiftly to find a title-tested replacement for Trevor Ariza after Ariza struck an agreement earlier in the day to join the Houston Rockets.”

Last season with the Nets Pierce averaged career-lows of 13.5 points in 28.0 minutes per game with a Player Efficiency Rating of 16.8.