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"paul pierce" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show
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Paul Pierce settles with SEC for 1.4 million
"3 a.m. Sunday, February 19th, 2023 Paul Pierce settles with SEC for 1.4 million a former NBA player named Paul Pierce has reached a settlement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in the amount of 1.4 million on allegations that he promoted a cryptocurrency token project on social media. Pierce is accused of promoting Ethereum max eMac's tokens by a social media platforms without revealing that he had received. The post Paul Pierce settles with SEC for 1.4 million first appeared on blockchain consultants.
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
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"paul pierce" Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"Changing subjects slightly. What's wrong with your Celtics? Exactly. I don't know how closely you're following them, but they do not seem to be able to get out of their own way. What's going on with them? Well, I think a number of things. You know, they lost a veteran point guard Kimball walker. I think that was a huge loss, you know, I think if he had another year to get season with them, they would have been better. But you got to understand they dealt with COVID issues. They dealt with injuries. And also, they have a new coach, a young coach you've never been a head coach in the league, implementing a new system, new players, new personalities, and trying to make it work. You know, so it's not about the talent. You know, I think they have the talent to compete in the Eastern Conference, but that's a combination of those things that I mentioned that has them struggling early. You know, they don't have a consistency in the lineup, you know, jaylen brown's been out here and there. Al Hartford's in and out, you know, so it's hard to develop so consistency when you don't have your main core pieces there on a consistent night at night out basis. You think Tatum and Brown should be together for the long term. There's the longer that they struggle or the more years where they fall short there becomes that discussion of, well, maybe you need a different combination of stars. You know, I never believed that. I truly believe it's about putting the right pieces around your great players. They've proven they can be all stars in this league. And in order to win in order to win in this league, you have to have star talent on the perimeter. And that's what that Celtics have. And that's something you need to build around it. And my theory proves it because when you look at all the top players or the finals MVPs year in the year out, who are we looking at? Top tier perimeter guys like Kawhi Leonard, the Kobe Bryant, the Kevin Durant, the LeBron James. These are the guys that lead their teams to championship. And you need those type of players. So sometimes have to find a way to build around these guys. So they can reach that next level. Curious your reaction, what you thought when you heard the Robert sarver investigation by ESPN a couple weeks back, obviously there's now a formal investigation going on by the leak, so it may be months before we know what they find, but players talk..
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"That's chews dot VA dot gov. So your role is interesting to me and I want to ask you about this because they're not that many former players in an ownership role, Shaq, obviously with the kings. Michael Jordan, obviously, a majority owner in Charlotte, you have a front office, obviously, filled with talented people who have put together a great team. You've got a great coaching staff, but you're grant freaking hill. Multiple time all star Hall of Famer, how do you navigate that grant? Because you don't want to necessarily toes, but at the same time you've got a wealth of knowledge, wisdom experience that I'm sure those young players, if you're around on a practice day or a game nights, whatever, they want to they're going to want to pick your brain. How often do you engage with them? How much of a relationship do you have? Because a lot of, you know, we talk about owners and the importance of owners in this league and everything. But most players don't really know they might know the majority owner of a team. They probably don't know all the sub owners, although minority owners and guys who have 2% here or 5% there. Your role is necessarily different because of who you are. So how much do you engage? How well do these guys get to know you how much are you willing to kind of dispense while kind of still towing that line from ownership office to the court? Yeah, you know, it's interesting. You know, the role of an NBA owner. And, you know, it's been an interesting sort of journey. You know, I think having the benefit and the perspective of being a player for almost 20 years, you know, I respect, you know, I respect everyone's position and everyone's role. I feel like the locker room is a sanctuary. You know, players, coaches, you know, training staff, medical staff. The traveling party that goes through this journey together. Like that's a sacred space. And that's a space that I think, you know, very infrequently owners should meddle in. And, you know, celebratory moments, big games, you know, advancing in a postseason. Things like that. But for the most part, that is their space. And, you know, I think, you know, you can become almost too disruptive when you try to get too engaged there. I think on the basketball side, look, as owners, you hire a staff. You hire a general manager. We hired Travis shlink. And we're going to ultimately evaluate him.
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"Illustrated's Chris mannix and Howard back. It's a whole new level for you and me, Chris. This relationship. Like and subscribe for the best weekly NBA content these two are capable of. What does that mean? Could be the best duo ever. I don't see how you can beat that. Here they are. Chris mannix, and Howard back. Now very pleased to be joined by the Hall of Famer Grant Hill, grant. How are you? Welcome. I'm good. I'm doing well. Thanks for having me, Howard. Thanks for joining. Appreciate it. I appreciate you spending some time. I definitely want to discuss your new role with USA basketball, the search for pop successor. You're Atlanta Hawks and a bunch more. But before we get to that, I do want to hit this first because it's a serious issue and one that I know is very important to you. You're now working with the start strong initiative, which is working to raise awareness of racial disparities in the incidence of prostate cancer. There's some stats that go along with that, but tell me why a lot of causes you've probably attached yourself to in the course of your playing career and post playing career. Becoming a spokesman or advocate on this particular issue, what about it kind of drew you in or resonated with you as an issue of importance? Well, you know, Howard it is important. And obviously we all know and are aware that prostate cancer is a risk for all men. But disproportionately impacts the African American community. You know, I think African American males are twice as likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. And two and a half times more likely to die from prostate cancer than Caucasian males. And so, you know, when I heard that and I saw the statistics, the numbers, it's really staggering. And, you know, so for me to be able to join the start strong campaign and to raise awareness and to encourage all men, but particularly African American men to get tested to get a game plan. You know, I'm a little older than you Howard. So that's how much we're at that age where it's important is necessary. And I know sometimes as men, we don't, we don't like to go to the doctor. You don't go and unless there's something wrong and sometimes even when there's something wrong, we don't go. But this is something prostate cancer if it is found and treated early, you know, you can it's not fatal. You can beat it. But unfortunately, like I said, in African American community, that's been a challenge. And it's been a problem. So to be able to raise awareness to use your platform to talk about this and encourage people to really start strong. Like in anything, you want to have a game plan. And that's been a story of my life as an athlete. Both on the court. But also, as you know, dealing with injuries and taking ownership being proactive, not sitting back and so this is something that if done, we can change those numbers. And we can we can fight this and beat prostate cancer. So I'm excited. I'm thrilled to be able to bring awareness to talk about it..
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Cedric Maxwell Podcast
"Denver lost Jamal Murray, Lakers didn't have Anthony Davis. You know, Utah. Are they really that good? They're good. Don't take that away from them, but I think that much better than anybody. Step. They didn't even make the playoffs last year. Yeah. You know, so if you're telling me that you add a Klay Thompson coming off an Achilles and ACL can push them over the top. Come on. Here's the thing. Who else is out there? Here's the thing. I mean the Lakers is there for the Lakers to take. Yeah. Well, we talk about Golden State and I love this. I was the reading something article today, Steve Kerr said that during my green so the Bill wanted the top 75 players of all time. No, I mean, no. No. I mean, of course he goes for his players. Oh, no. Come on, man. Let me think about the guys that didn't make it. Yeah. You talk about Vince Carter. You talk about Tracy mcgrady. You talk about Dwight Howard. Now are we putting draymond on the same level? Yeah, he's been defensive prior to year..
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Cedric Maxwell Podcast
"Seattle. And I always see them. Cameron the ranch. But then it was like you watched him and you said damn, man. That kid is pretty good. But you know what it was, too, 'cause I saw that from other players when I was a kid. You know what I'm saying? I'm looking at guys like, you know, when I came in the league, like, I'm playing against Jordan, I remember playing pickup with Jordan like. You know, me it's why, you know, he played against these guys, and I'm looking to draw mashburn looking at me like going Robinson. You know what I'm saying? So, like, I'm like, dad, they really, okay, so now as I got older, I'm giving it back to you. You know what I'm saying? I think that's just the way the attack because look, they come in after you. They coming after your slot. Yeah. You know, you slide it in y'all play the same position. You know, you don't want to give them no edge as a youngster so that's how I was. Wow. What a magical year this is for you, though. To go to the Hall of Fame, now to be one of the top 75 players in the history of the NBA. Does it get better than that? And now we look at all the things you're doing and you know, you talked about showtime and things that you're doing, you left ESPN and he said, oh, if everybody said Paul Pierce, make a mistake leaving ESPN. Now I got fired. Okay. No, I.
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Cedric Maxwell Podcast
"He was deep as a player to hear, I believe in the conference. And usually defense in college translates to the NBA. Anything translate is the defense. And I was like, all right, this young kid, he think he got some defense. I'm gonna, let me come on over here. Let me see what that's all about. Come on over here. And so as I'm getting better offensively, he's getting better defensively. And I think that's what made us both great at what we did, because I've been known as one of the great offensive players in NBA history. And he's been known as one of the great deep Enders. And so, you know, we made each other better and I always took that challenge, especially from a young guys. I got older, he was young, I believe, and he made me better, and that's why I called on him every day in practice. One of the things you look at this team is, man, just all of a sudden it was a perfect storm. Did you get Kevin Garnett? You get Ray Allen. Paul Pierce is still in his prime. It was just the perfect time for everything to come together. Yeah, absolutely. The only thing we all wish that we could have did in a couple years earlier. Yeah, but it really was. I remember you. I remember you telling me that, you were talking about Kevin Garnett and so wick, you said, wick. This is the guy. We need to get and that was way before he even got. A couple years. It was at the free throw line. I'm like, hey, wick. We have the free throw line, so you win, and I'm at the free throw line boxing out. You on the front row right here. I'm talking about right here. I was like, look, Kevin at the free throw I'm like, look, you get him? When the champion is high, you know, and then a couple years later we get KG, and we deliver. I'm like, man, I knew something. That magical run that you had had to be like, just so wonderful to, you know, to be with the same team. Yeah. And go through the grind, not go to another team and steal the bee here, and to do it in a Boston subject uniform. Yeah. Absolutely. I mean, I do it with the team that drafted you because nowadays, max, you look at how the player movement is and, you know, I don't think there's nothing wrong with it, you know, players aren't pounding themselves, but you know, they manufacture their moves now. Like we got KG yeah, we had a super team, but we had to do it through trade. We had to, you know, have some pigs to do it. It wasn't like I was calling this play together. You know, we can have a super team, which that they're doing today. And so that's why this one's more special because I waited to like my tenth year. I'm like, man, I'm ten years and no playoff success. A couple first round second rounds, one Eastern Conference Finals. And it's pretty much at the point where I'm like, you know, how much longer I got to play at this level. You know, we either gonna make a move or, you know, send me somewhere where I can give me an opportunity because I feel like I have the skills as a player to help a team win a championship..
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Cedric Maxwell Podcast
"What a magical year this is for you, though. To go to the Hall of Fame, now to be one of the top 75 players in the history of the NBA. Does it get better than that? And now we look at all the things you're doing and you know, you talked about showtime and things that you're doing, you left ESPN and you said, oh, everybody said Paul Pierce, make a mistake leaving ESPN. No, I got fired. Okay. No, I got fired. Okay. All right, well, I can talk about wild. You got fire. But then as one thing I've always learned about some of the things I was doing. You've always you've always made that lemonade. You always had that lemon and you could always turn it into lemonade. Yeah. And the thing you've talked about, you and I talked about it, you said, what I do is I just, I keep going. I'm giving one life, but I'm not gonna stop. I'm gonna keep going. Yeah, absolutely, you know? One door closes another one opens max. You know, that's what life is about ups and downs and how you bounce back. And that's who I always been as.
Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh Among 16 Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame
"Talk about the basketball hall of fame. They celebrated the class of twenty twenty one on saturday. They were sixteen legends. That were inducted into the hall of fame among those people chris. Bosh paul pierce chris webber also bill russell the first black mba head coach Two-time ncw national champion villanova coach jay wright seven-time wnba star in two time olympic gold medalist yolanda griffith seven times. Wnba star and three-time wnba. Most valuable player lauren jackson. Those were among the people who were honored. And here is paul. Here's Talking about the teams passed on him. Coming out of college team. All american projected number two pick and so. I like to thank the clippers new cover grizzlies denver nuggets. Toronto raptors go to stay whereas dallas mavericks sacramento case philadelphia. Seventy sixers and walkie buck knives past. Thank you for passing on adding fuel to my
"paul pierce" Discussed on Celtics Beat
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"paul pierce" Discussed on Celtics Beat
"He's been a mentor in some regard. I'm not sure exactly the amount or what level to the new guys to Jason and jaylen. I mean, there's that great picture of Paul Pierce, high 5 and Jason Tatum and for Taylor makes a huge shot. I love that photo. It's just like The Old Guard the new guard coming together for a real quick snapshot. I do believe this Boston team can look at the career of Paul Pierce and what he has been able to accomplish over his career and say, yeah, he was the hell of a score. He was an all star for so many years earlier his career, but it was the unselfishness of him later on that really made him an NBA champion. I think this particular group could use that as an example to maybe fuel them and use that to maybe send an example for what they need to do the next step of their career as they get older into their primes in. Yeah. I mean, there were all sorts of little important things going on in that dynamic among those three guys. And especially with Kevin and Paul, and I mentioned that the story I did on how they put together the trade, and it was on the cover of SI for the preview issue for that season which turned out to be their championship here. And it's a picture that big three and garnets in the middle and he's the bigger figure. He's walking towards the camera and he's ahead of the other two. And so the picture tells you that he's the main guy. But if you look at Kevin Garnett in the picture, his thumb down by his hip is pointing to the side. It's pointing a Paul Pierce. And what he's telling you the viewer he's saying, this is really the guy. He's pointing to Paul. This is really the Celtic. This is going to be our leading score. And so in all sorts of ways you saw all that year, Kevin Garnett, making clear to everybody that Paul Pierce , he was saying, in my mind, Paul Pierce is the guy. Paul's been here forever. He's our original Celtic. He's got lead us in scoring. So he showed this respect to Paul all the time. And it really made a difference. I just think about the blending of cultures there that happened and how it applies to what the Celtics are hoping to achieve this year. And it's sort of why I'm really optimistic about the Celtics team. I think they're going to win more games than maybe Vegas thinks. Because you see it in sports all the time when you've got two cultures meeting and both of them want to win, but neither one knows how. So you've got you've got Jason and J one and those guys and it was dysfunctional last year and you can see the frustration in them. But they didn't know how to fix it. Well, now you have this new coach come in, who comes from the spur system who speaks directly to players when the doka was a player himself. He was a very tough minded role player. He didn't mind getting into fights. He would confront people. He got in their face. He's going to bring a little bit of that to a team that really, really wants that. It's going to be a stark contrast between him and Brad Stevens. And I think they're just going to want to hear everything this guy saying a little bit like Paul want to hear everything Kevin Garnett was saying..
"paul pierce" Discussed on Celtics Beat
"And this is really, you know, it's not entirely obviously, but it's a real Celtics feel to this class. The headliner, the biggest name is obviously Paul Pierce. He'll be presented by his old teammate good buddy and a very recent Hall of Famer as well and Kevin Garnett only technically in the 2020 class, but only inducted and in recent months. You know, these two classes coming back to back here. And, you know, I'll also, as part of the class not Celtics related, but you got Chris Webber and you have Ben Wallace and you have who also Chris Bosh. You know, there are some big names in this class and other star studded class, not quite to the level of garnet and Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant, obviously, but there are some big names in this class, but from a Celtics feel, there's peers. There's Bill Russell now going in as a coach. There's Mike Gorman, obviously, you know, long overdue quite frankly, the late great Tommy Hines and should have been in there a long time ago as a commentator. That still has not happened. So there's a lot that we can jump into here and you really are a perfect guy to help us do it. So I'm eager. How much do you just like this time of the year in general? And kind of go back through the annals of NBA history and watch the speeches and go back and look at old clips on YouTube and just take the trips down memory lane. Yeah, I think it's a really important time for the MBA because it's the most current of our leagues. I mean, baseball, they're always thinking about the past and they may go back a hundred years to compare one player to another. Salmon football not to the same extent, baseball, but people go back and they talk about the old football players Ben basketball, I don't know, before bird and magic is sort of like people act like it never happened. You know? Or if the video, the film is in black and white, well, that's got nothing to do with what's going on. Even Julia survey and seems left out of today's conversation. That's how that's how current and in the moment the MBA is. And so this is a great time for a perspective and to realize.
"paul pierce" Discussed on Winning Plays
", like Ricky the earbud or something like that? Yeah. I would love to do that. If you have something to say about Paul Pierce, I can see it. Yeah, so I mean, Paul Pierce, I appreciate the fact that he's I mean, he's always this during his career as you very well know from covering him in person for so long during his prime that he just candid and very interesting. And it isn't afraid to and always love to take shots of LeBron. And he kind of hit the trifecta in this SI piece with Chris mannix. On ESPN stuff, but then, you know, it gets into the reunion stuff with KG and ray and Rhonda, where I'll ever happen. And I'm also intrigued as well with the talk of the KG pierce reality show slash podcast where they potentially go to things like the running of the bulls or other skydiving or whatever. I feel like that could have some real potential behind it. But I wonder if how motivated those guys to do it like that is it going to be worth it? Financially for them to do that stuff. Yeah, I think it depends on the money. I think they're both probably pretty financially motivated at this point. So yeah, I mean if you're talking about jumping out of planes and running with bulls, I think you want some money. I would love to see KG square off face to face with a ball. I don't know necessarily that would be an interesting. If this show does come to fruition, that would be an interesting bet. Who will win just mono emanu? Like most of the people run in the opposite direction, but I wonder if KG would just run towards the bulls. And see what happens. It could be like running of the KGs, the bulls would start running in the opposite direction. But Mac Jones, he is him and Trevor Lawrence are your two favorites right now. Wow. Interesting. Plus three 50 for Mac Jones, winning rookie of the year. I mean, I think the difference being as offensive for a few years, how they do it, by the way. But I think it's just like Trevor Lawrence imagine is going the Jags will probably still be kind of shitty. Whereas Mac Jones in a position to potentially lead your team to the playoffs or maybe even, I don't know, the bills are pretty good. But plus three 50, that doesn't tempt me very much. Yes, too. That's yeah. That guy, we wanted that guy plus 700 plus 800 plus three. We need to make it two weeks ago. It was when we were going to make mister chance there. But all right, but yeah, so peers, Goya hall fame. Again, anything else from that. I.
"paul pierce" Discussed on Winning Plays
"Winnie plays podcast, which Levine Brian rob Paul Pierce bureau, not sorry for posting a video with strippers on his Instagram. Not sorry for not passing the ball of the year he Welsh. Earlier in his NBA career and his Boston Celtics career. Have you been keeping up? You're going to Springfield this weekend. Pierce getting inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. Kevin Garnett will be presenting him. Will you be in attendance for this? I will not be in attendance. Are we intended? They do press conferences on Friday and ask me a mohegan sun. And then the actual induction will be on Saturday. So I will be in attendance Friday for the press conferences will be watching remotely things on Saturday night, but that is they have to say, we will get into this later, but they have to save KG introducing pierce for last, right? That's to be a requirement of the evening. I would hope. Who else is in the is in this class? It's like Bill Russell has a coach. I think Bosh, Chris Webber. Pierce is definitely the biggest name amongst former MBA players. Are you staying for are you staying at mohegan Friday night? I am not playing today. I believe my wife Kate would have a word of me to stand when he can sign up. I think in our 5 month old for I think babies are a lot of mohegan. I'm sure they're allowed. I probably saw way too many of them out in Las Vegas during summer league. But given the given the royal situation, what will probably save that trip for at least two weeks two. Hey, so we're going to talk a little bit more about this pierce thing towards the end of the podcast. But to start off really quick, if I gave you, let's say you had $500 burning a hole in your pocket. That you had that you felt comfortable that your wife said, okay, you can use this to gamble a little bit. If I gave you 8 to one odds on Jayson Tatum making the Hall of Fame, would you take that bet? 8 to one..
"paul pierce" Discussed on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed
"You head. Dirk nowitzki l. you. Hey kobe starting to be kobe. You have at ad now. Paul pierce is somewhere in there and you get an eighteen year. Old kid comes into the nba. Everybody's hyping him. Yup you got a twenty six year old jealous of at eighteen year old. Because everybody's hyper again. If you think about this you you keep saying when two thousand eight here. It was paul. Pierce kevin garnett ray allen regime rondo and i got hurt going against lebron james dante with ben was in year twelve while sergei yet and ilgauskas. That's well you told me you tell me. Every day that lebron careful greatest ever okay. D. kennedy had aim opportunity. Kate him okay. Okay so you keep saying the series. That paul pierce one in two thousand eight in two thousand and ten lebron james every twenty seven eight and seven. Paul pierce averaged seventeen. Five and four. Now was he got. He got chris bosh. He got with the way. Lebron was three theories thirty one. Eight and four. Paul pierce was five five into wait a second. I pointed out what happened in game. Seven of two thousand eight. Help me out three. Ucla who outplayed whom in doing the money got pushed to the middle of title of ood. Outplay do i'm not doing. I'm knitting backs. We few individual game game. It's game seven. Also lebron gave salvageable only okay. Would that was his game. Bron game game six or two thousand twelve since we go pick individual games this head to had to have in two thousand twelve. Yeah he gives the celtics. Yeah but we're talking about. When when he was in his prime he was out of his prime by that point out of it when he had thirty he was pretty well washed. I did you know at nine guy. Just said he didn't take care of himself. Vote okay saliva. So how do you explain what happened in twenty ten win. Lebron had one of his greatest games. I thought it was his greatest. And they're up two games to one. And then lebron over three games lose he averages only twenty one points with six turnovers again six turnovers he had nine hundred thousand total turnovers. Three games helped me out you. How do you explain it. How do you defend. You can't because what they had was defensive player of the year and kevin garnett had big perk and they did a great job of wallie him off so paul. Pierce always had helped you. But what happened. Will lebron got. That was equal. Paul pierce help. How many times did they win the series. Because he what you do is that you always say lebron was the best player. He should overcome all obstacles but to never say that about law. Michael you never said that about that. They should overcome all obstacles. No matter the circumstances but only lebron supposed to do that. Okay i give you that. Ultimately lebron was much. Better than paul pierce. I give you that. But the point was paul. Pierce was a very credible rival from eight to two thousand ten. When the money was on the table. It was paul. Your head the betaine okay. But he was the truth. He was the best player on his. Get mosquito so if if not i hall of famer sure is going to be a first bell hall of fame. I think you would be a bailed hall of famer in basket. But i'm saying so which one of those guys so know. Dhillon with gas wallace finally went to the hall of fame. He one of those guys is going to the hall of fame. Okay he got three guys in their starting lineup. Rondo probably going to be a hall of famer mo williams on that team to help. He's good he was an all star. Introduce get i'm just case hollow wasn't blake griffin and all star was the de'andre joined the all-star okay. You want to take all stars. Even though he was many many years ago. You say what you do skip. Paul pierce has never been a rival the hammer rivals skill. Are you kidding the hammer. He owned him through two thousand ten owned him. No no just flat out only made him quit. According to dan gilbert made him to dan owners to wrote he quit dan. Gilbert is jilted lover. You know what happens when people break up. They say you were terrible. You can do this. You couldn't do that. They they never said we were together and everything was going. Great things. don't go right. You say all these negative things because you try to paint a negative light but guess what even though dan gilbert fan all dead who got their ads it like a tonight down the fort lauderdale to have a meeting with rich. Paul lebron james. Tell the people at home who did that ilgauskas. Yoke was he was ilgauskas giver. But he'll gossip is on the flight us. You ask scion. Why would you talk about a guy that quit my god. That was the proof. clay grail. Why would you do that that may acquittal your ball club well. He's still believes that he. You see what you're saying. You say things when you hurt okay. I'm just telling you. He was a very credible rival because he beat lebron when it matters the most in two thousand eight and two thousand ten in the point was that he never let it go. he never sold out two lebron way. Everybody does because he's facing we've never buddied up. He never got close. He never befriended lebron and i respected that. He did not believe that man was the truth. He believed that under fire under the greatest pressure game. Seven of two thousand eight. He would come apart. That's what paul pierce always believed. We love to say that he came apart when you got the better team. What happened when lebron had a comparable team. Why didn't he come apart there. Why couldn't paul pierce oldest feet to the fire. You remember when. Paul pierce went to the brooklyn. Nets lebron james. Yeah i got it. He's not there. He dropped forty nine on his head. He broke the lebron james taylor. He'll ono because he broke them up in boston. What did they do. Feel kevin gardner. 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Tony parker so don't do this skip. So you guy you got to win one game with future. Did you never did that with michael. You always heater. Joe byrd said he was the don't he was guarding sneakers. That's what you do. I'll i'm asking you the whole kevin durant home michael jordan to the same standard. That all i'm asking you is to come to grips with the part that my point about paul pierce is i respect him because he never fell in love with lebron james he always kept an arm's length and it got to t the where he he didn't. It's like all you want to do is talk about lebron. Yeah that's what we do. I love to talk about lebron because he is the most interesting man in sports. Skew is the drama king. It's something every night with lebron. But paul does belong in tv talking about basketball. Because if you're gonna talk about basketball.
"paul pierce" Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
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"paul pierce" Discussed on Frank Michael Smith Show
"What's going on? It's Frank. Michael Smith. And they were talking about Paul Peirce. She just got fired by ESPN. Of course, you know that already what I'm giving you in this video is my opinion of what's actually going on behind the scenes here. I don't have any inside source, but I do have an opinion of what the situation says about a larger part of society and it's not good. So what I'll do is I'll show you the video and then we'll give you my opinion might takes afterwards. Let's run it off. Do you feel like some money girl? Stop playing Monica? What you going off birth? All right. So I've seen that video three or four times now and what strikes me about it is not actually what's going on. Cuz that's Paul's personal life. You want to have a party everything seems legal by all means do it not a good idea to broadcast it but I don't care. I'm not going to judge him for having a party looks like he's having a good time. No one's getting hurt. What I what strikes me is the Monica part this person named Monica who shouts out. It's really hard to tell if she actually knows this person or if this is just another random person commenting on the live Paul's having such a good time. He's cross faded and he's like Monica black girls named I got girls here. I'm getting a massage. Come on over. Everybody is invited. Especially you Monica come on over to the party. I actually think that's a more likely case dead. Then someone named Monica that's his friend is like what you're doing right now seems great. Like let me join you because everyone that's in a sober State could probably tell what's going on in Paul's IG live is not a good idea if people don't really get in trouble for doing this anymore. I'm surprised it even happened people are smarter than that now and that's all address this part of it really quickly. Totally understand why ESPN fired them. It makes sense owned by Disney family-friendly company can't have that stuff. There's a New York Times report that said if someone filmed him while this was happening and he didn't know they probably wouldn't have fired him. But since he chose to put it out on his own platform. Add to fire him but that's not the point of this video. The point of this video is the larger hypocrisy of America. So let me break it down like this in our culture that we consume guns drugs sex, you know through things like I've even seen on espm them playing the the Meg the stallion song the body ADI ADI, whatever I like the songs all about sex ESPN's okay to play that on games CBS is all right hearing her performance and the Grammys ESPN releases a swimsuit edition, you know kids play GTA off all these rappers rap about selling drugs. We are cool with all of this and I'm not saying I'm not cool with it. I'm cool with it. We're all cool with it. But then when when someone shows you them having a party smoking some leave weed, which is legal in California having some drinks also legal the girls legal when someone shows you that this them You've been consuming and culture all along then all of a sudden. It's not okay. I have to say once again. I understand what u s p n fired him. That's not what I'm getting at here. What I'm getting at is the larger black point of society where we say yes to this stuff. But when it showed to us we say no we clown you you make fun of you. We troll you why you can't bear to see you can only hear about it. Give me a break. You know, I feel bad for Paul Peirce in this respect and good for him for posting the videos of where he's saying smile get up, you know, he's taking it lightly Paul. She is going to be fine. He's made so much money in the NBA so much money did ESPN people don't know this ESPN contracts. They're still in the millions of dollars. He is going to be good. You get one offer all Thursday $250,000 to host a show with exotic dancers. I think he's going to pass on that probably won't be as best offer. But the point is he's going to be good. Paul Peirce is chilling and it's just it's sad that page. Want to treat other people this way. I just have a hard time understanding the double standard and the apocracy if at all so make of that what you will pause just fired by ESPN from Michael Smith reaction tomorrow for anniversary of the first ever video. I posted it's been one year since I've been a Creator didn't think that I would be leading into that with Paul Pierce's firing party. But here we are twenty Twenty-One. All right, that's it. That's a wrap..
The Return of Playoff Rondo
"So Bill Game One against Houston was Rozan rondos first game nearly six months. Can you break down everything that he went through with injuries? Yeah. It was interesting because this is a guy who has been slowly it feels like kind of breaking down as he's gotten older he had two broken fingers on his right hand last year his first year with the Lakers. This year he had a calf injury. He had an aversion fracture in his right ring finger and this is all before we get to March and the shutdown from the pandemic. So the Lakers are off for four months they go to. ORLANDO. Rajon Rondo is with the team their first practice inside the bubble Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has suffered a broken right thumb in. He's expected to return to full basketball activities in six to eight weeks, he's going to undergo surgery to repair the fact fracture this week. So he leaves the bubble has surgery. He's out for another six weeks or so the Lakers have a first round series against the Blazers Rondo, comes back to the bubble and is actually cleared to play for game three against the Portland Trailblazers, he's on the court getting ready. For that Game Rondo was listed as active tonight for the Lakers but was a late scratch with back spasms that happened. So, by the time, we got to game one of the second round against the rockets. There was kind of this sense of porcelain Rondo forget about it what level, but is he just going to be healthy enough to play and be able to stay healthy to make a contribution to this team? What does he had to say about all of these injuries he basically downplayed the injuries and said that these are the sorts of things that are going to frustrate. Anyone was very frustrating injury and step back I'm my career fourteen years have. Everything happens for a reason. Obsolete man says talks we. Still for the moment but the timing of this latest injury, the broken thumb and the back spasms I think particularly frustrating for him because this is a guy whose entire reputation and career is built on playoff performance on being a guy who really ramps it up in the postseason. Early, in his career uses a second your point guard with the Celtics out of Kentucky playing with Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen and Paul. Pierce and he ended up playing an instrumental role. You remember the two thousand, eight finals against the Lakers decisive blowout game. You know he had twenty one points against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers twenty one point seven rebounds eight assists six steals to give the Celtics a championship for that story franchises nearly ovation barrage. You've seen it win Lebron was in Miami. If you remember game three of these conference semi finals Rondo dislocated his elbow. Oh. Wow. Left arm hyper-extended boy. Didn't see it on that I replay certainly. Saw It there. When back to the locker room pop back in came back onto the court to help the Celtics with game. Time is pad. Rajon Rondo expired the crowd rare Boston. We've seen it time and time again in his career in these big moments, it's not superhuman. But when you take a player who is seen as a high level, but not superstar player can a hitting that superstar switch when the playoffs come then obviously a legend starts to grow. And for him did have another injury right when the Lakers were expecting to get him at his best was extremely frustrating. But the timing actually ended up working out he made it back for the second round series against the rockets and as we've seen was really no worse for the wear the Lakers got blown out by the rockets in game one. They're all going to be in a good mood tonight as the Houston Rockets when it one twelve to ninety seven. But after that, they rattled off four straight wins how much credit do you think Rondo deserves further taking that series. So easily I think you could make an argument that without Rajon Rondo certainly that the Lakers wouldn't have off the next four wins, but he was instrumental in games two and three and four also, but specifically games two and three with his performance in the fourth quarter game too. He knocked down a late jump shot to kind of hold off the rockets and what was a close game Rondo two. Point jump shot that's Rajon Rondo with a bucket right there ten points nine assists for Rondo and then engaged three. He was actually the guy who is Lebron James on the bench to start the fourth quarter in what was a close game at the start of that period he either scored or assisted on Lakers I eight possessions of that quarter to help kind of turn what had been another tight close game into a rout for the Lakers. Rondo. He'll three and Rondo hits another one largest laker lead tonight Rondo has. Been Spectacular and a nice Lee for Kuzma. This is sort of how his reputation has been built. But this also is kind of out of line with the way he's played for the Lakers over his first two years. He hasn't been the guy who has come up in the big moments or been clutch. You've seen the decline of a player who's in his mid thirties and has been in the League for fourteen years, but there has always been this belief from the Lakers that when the playoffs come that he. Would step up and have those sort of vintage Rondo performances and so what you saw was sort of this return to form that the Lakers have always promised would be there and you saw not only offensively. But also defensively when Houston started to make runs, it was Rajon Rondo who was picking up James Harden full court and pestering him into turnovers they double team Arden and get a steal and another round of bucket. That's a ten old laker run hard was trying to go behind the back Rondo was right there. In both game two in game three second-half possessions where rondos picking up James Harden. The former MVP of the league, hounding him into a turnover, taking his pocket and going the other way for layup that completely shifted momentum and those both are Lakers win. So when you look at what Rondo did in those two games, I, think you could easily say that the Lakers could have been down two. Oh, two one in the series instead of kind of romping to a five game series victory.
Mind, Body Connection
"Hi Everyone, I'm Oprah. Winfrey would you answer true or false? Two the following statement my emotions and my thoughts have a direct bearing on how physically healthy I am, and I'm sick and my mental attitude can help to make me well well. My guest say that both are true that there is a crucial link between the mind and the body. My first guest is a surgeon who works with cancer patients that other doctors have sent home to die. He tells them. To Abandon Conventional Treatments like chemotherapy, but to combine them with a whole new belief system about life, and the purpose for living his remarkable results are documented in his book. It's called. Love Medicine and miracle. Welcome Dr Bernie, Siegel to. My second guest says that there is a direct connection between our emotions and our vulnerability to disease. Specifically, he says that certain emotions increase the risk of strokes and may even trigger certain viruses to cause disease. He even says that tumors have been known to shrink if a patient thinks them smaller welcome, clinical psychologist and author of Super Immunity, Dr Paul Pierce saw walking. If you can think certain tumors smaller, why can't you think other things? Why can't you if you have colon cancer? Why can't you think that you don't have it or if you have a heart murmur? Why can't you think that you don't have it? Why do you have control over some things and not control over others point a great deal of control everything right ideas at every thought you. You have results in a shower of chemicals that alter the body. It's defense system its immune system. It's healing capacity. There's a healer within that we have control over there is disease. There are things that break in US illnesses, a natural part of living, but we all get sick. Sometimes we can find that healer within somebody what said it. You know that God cures. The doctor sends the bill. That must have been dad who said back. And you have documented many many cases of people who? Appear to have miracles in their life, but you say there's no such thing as Miracle Yeah. Needs in his book cancer ward used the term self-induced healing. Yes, the interesting thing about medicine. If you get back to bills in business medicine, the only business that has not studied suggests we do a lot to people who don't do well. Nobody stops and says why don't you get cancer? Why don't you AIDS when you meet the AIDS virus? And what I'm saying is? If you study survivors and you study success, you have something to teach. It is not an accident when you don't die when you're supposed to according to a doctor. What is it? It is a change in you and a change in your life. That's part of what we're talking about. There are things called. Neuro receptors you our body mind. You are not a body and mind if you change your disease changes because your body changes really yes. You're not your body and mind. You're not just a body, or you want some interesting. Yeah, facts, things like people with multiple personalities, yes, can have a disease in one personality, not in another can have an allergy in personality, not in another studying, and this goes all around the planet. This fascinating, yes. Yeah nobody ever told me that in medical school. Nobody ever told me in nineteen, thirty three I think it was Carl Jung interpreted the dream and made a physical diagnosis so I work with dreams with drawings. You're what's going on in your body. We can bring that awareness out. So does this mean that each of us has control over our diseases remarkably slow listen to a bunch of surprising things never taught me in school, either where the only animal in the world dies on a given day of the week more than other days. That is Mondays people, the majority of people who have a heart home let me. Let me interrupt this for one second, because that's very important statement number one is we all die someday? Get the bad news over in the beginning of the program. Death is not a failure. Okay, but the hospital everybody dies at two in the morning. We have incredible control over when we die now there's a reason i. Well my communist try dying Newnan Hospital. They won't let because reputation is based on. You're not dying and the other is families that you don't say to each other I love you, you say. You're rotten, mother, kid, you know father, so you die at two in the families asleep or left, but if you have that kind of control over turning off your live. You also have a lot of control over turning the mind. Remarkably so when you have gall bladder surgery. Room faces trees instead of a wall. You're out about a week earlier
"Most of us get sad depressed when things get tough and it's considered a normal reaction today. We're going to talk about what's considered the abnormal response to life's problems. What my first guess calls Super Joy in fact? That's the title of Doctor. Paul Pierce Cells Book. It's called Super Joy. He says it. Modern psychology has really done us a disservice by encouraging us to adapt and handle stress to work hard. Achieve our goals. What's missing he says is our ability to experience just plain unadulterated joy about life. My next guest has what has to be one of the simplest outlooks on life that any grown man could have book is called. All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten. Robert Fulcrum says all this talk about the examined. Life and self actualization might be fine for some folks but all he really needs to know he learned in kindergarten. My next guest put the lessons. He's learned about getting the most out of life. Call the power in you. We know him from his famous Amos chocolate chip cookies and now while Amos reveals the personal struggles that he's endured and the attitudes it helped him find inner strength. Welcome my guests take each book at a time? One two three three six. And then we'll all talk okay sure First of all super joy is about us not being able to or adjusting to stress in a way that we should rather than doing what psychologists have told us over. The years is normal working with patients for seventeen years. We learned something very early. That psychology and psychiatry has focused on the sick or the absence of symptoms. It hasn't focused on those people who celebrated every day who were very very healthy. We learned that being normal is very dangerous to your health. Very your passed a man on on the road the other day and he's driving this big Mercedes car with motivational tapes. Probably playing in his ear talking about his car phone. Probably on the way to a meditation class to learn to relax. We work harder than that. Shea. And he's commended for this. So what therapists have become. At least in my estimation in our research is really like lifeguards by a big river. People fall this river. They almost drowned. We pluck them out. Resuscitate them and throw them back in. We don't ask. Maybe that rivers running too fast. Maybe there's something more to life than we're doing right now. So you studied people who have the the joy response naturally and there about twenty percent of the population twenty percent. You see for example if you go to a picnic and eat bad foods spoiled potato salad. Eighty percent of the people get sick but twenty percent of those people tend to not get sick by the study those people. Why don't they? And the reason I started to look at those healthy people who don't seem to to jog but stay healthy. Eat fiver turned into a brick. They help in any way and what it was was very obvious. They had broken stress addiction. They weren't addicted to that stress anymore. They were free and what really drove the message. Home was the first woman I interviewed. Seventeen years ago a survivor of the Holocaust and I saw her in the hospital with a very non serious illness and she was smiling. They wanted her out of the hospital because she kept singing and laughing and bothering all of the rest of the patient so I went to see her. She had the tattoo on her wrist. That terrible tattoo and I said all my word look at that and she said you like my birth mark. I said that's a death mark. Isn't it she said the day they stamped that on me? I knew they weren't going to kill me now. Why did she have? That was my interest in writing Super Joy. I wanted to know why some people survive anyway. Why can they be so abnormal? Why aren't they quotes well adjusted? Why are they weird enough? Like some of the people here and my esteemed colleagues to break away from the system. That's what they've done. And so you talk about that too and all I need to know learned in kindergarten. You talk about the Good Samaritan Story and how that affected the guy who who was stopped by the Good Samaritan details about that absolutely but the bottom line of this whole discussion has to do with the fact that whatever it is that we're all looking for it is not something that you have to go out there and get it is something that you have and something that you give away and in the context of that your life is meaningful. That's the biggest distinction. I find between the people who are suffering from stress in those who are not you. You're talking about the Jewish story of the Holocaust. One time. I was working as a cowboy and a dude ranch in the night manager of this was a guy who'd been through Auschwitz and I was complaining terribly bitterly about the fact that three days in a row. We'd head weenies and Sauerkraut for lunch. Quit he said listen to me. Says you break your neck? You got a problem you go to rush Mitch. The problem all the rest of inconvenience you got to figure out the difference between inconvenience and problems. Yeah and the point of the Good Samaritan story did the man who was helped by the Good Samaritan was grateful that he was helped or did he complain about all the other people who passed and did not help him well. We've been puzzling. That went out for a long. And you see the answer to that in terms of what you project onto it rather than what the story actually tells you it's very interesting you're talking about Auschwitz. Because I went to see Mississippi Burning. Went to see it with some friends who came out saying This makes me really hate white people and I said you know does the exact opposite to me. I look at that film and I look at our history black people in this country and I think of what other black people have sacrificed in order for me to be where I am and I just WanNa make what I have better so that their legacy would not be legacy lived in vain instead of carrying the bitterness. Our guests on one of those super joy people and say I don't look at it and say this makes me mad. I look at it and say well look at what what people have sacrificed me and I can do so much more to have so much more. You know what reason for cynicism is. There's lots of reasons for cynicism. Trouble is it doesn't help. It doesn't help at all. Isn't the bottom line though love while he isn't about unless I don't care what the question is. Love is the answer loving yourself first. Because if you don't have love for yourself then you can't give it to others and that's a major problem. I think is is low. Self esteem like a love for oneself so we're projecting all of these negative images out onto the world
Former NBA Commissioner Stern dies at 77
"Former NBA commissioner David stern dies three weeks after experiencing a brain hemorrhage in New York ESPN analyst and former Celtic Paul Pierce says stern built the league of what it is today I will always remember as well the prior mayors who helped again grow into a global iconic sports stern served as commissioner for thirty years he was
Zion Williamson ruled out for rest of Summer League after suffering minor injury in Pelicans debut
"Welcome to the jump we're coming to you live from beautiful las vegas states three of summer league feels really like day a hundred because regency started it's just this is all we do is sit around and talk about dmv is year round and why are we showing zion coming the show because look who is alongside the future hall of famer vince carter the future hall of famer finals mvp paul pierce be general manager of the new orleans pelicans david griffin thank you so much for being back with us we appreciate it glad to be here all right so he was fantastic on friday especially once he thought he got comfortable right near the basket but he did have that need any contact so let me know how he has been feeling and what you're concerns were when you saw that 'cause they didn't play the second half yeah he's he's fine he came to us he wasn't in great condition and from a cardio perspective it wasn't a great situation to begin with so when he took that shot really it was just from my standpoint it was more cautious than anything else just shut him down at that point because there is no reason to push him when he was in the situation he was in you
Paul Pierce says he had a better career than Dwyane Wade
"Of old athletes, David and their legacies. I wanna talk to you about Paul Pierce versus Dwayne Wade. And after the segment, I don't want anybody to say, we don't sound like a typical ringer podcast. Okay. Is this a check enough for you is it are you ready, man? All right. This started as an NBA countdown segment where the gang was going on one of those hot take but not really hut. Take things about Dwayne Wade for Zelen Iverson, besides Ahah, Thomas, etc. And then Paul Pierce was asked who was better him or Dwayne Wade and with an assist from Michelle Beedle? He went in listen to this Paul riddle me this who's the better NBA player. This is August laid off the bat. Can you give me check? If you give me LeBron. Yeah. We got that late. But like early. The holy of my career what? Well, let me ask you this. What would have been a perfect time for you, Paul. Let's make sure we get this all twenty four years old kmby set what I'm twenty four twenty you give me the prime in boss. I'll be sitting no five or six championships easing. So that you as a better be. I played ten years who you know who Antoine Walker. But here's the deal moment. That's all I knew you were going to the perfect sports debate. TV segment of all. I really do. Can I out line the ways for you? Yeah. Please. Please explain. Yes. Well, there's two fairly legitimate sides to the debate Paul Pierce is better than Dwayne Wade. Where the case he just outlined in his very old, man way. And then there was his co host Jalen rose making the reverse case and slightly humiliating reverse case for Dwayne Wade.
Isaiah Thomas wears green sneakers as nod to Celtics in return to Boston
"On the two thousand sixteen seventeen season. Isaiah Thomas lead the NBA in fourth quarter, scoring he was the closer. And of course, so much has changed since that fateful spring in which his sister died far more important than the basketball, but his sister China died in a car accident in Washington state he played anyway. So this was the eve of their opening round series against the Chicago Bulls. He played anyway, they dropped the first two games in Boston. And then won the next four in a row. I can remember all of this like it was yesterday. They ended up making it to the Eastern Conference finals. And do you know that at the time? Isaiah Thomas had a pair of green and gold sneakers design for the NBA finals they were for the finals. They obviously didn't make it to the finals. But he wore those same shoes. On Monday night in his healthy return. You may remember the controversy last year. I've never talked so much about tribute videos of my life. Oh, make me roll. My eyes Burr member. There was a Paul Pierce night planned to honor the future hall of Famer a longtime Celtic, and he put up a stink publicly when it appeared. As though the Celtics were also going to air tribute video fries Ahah Thomas on the same night. So it was a night when the. Shoot. What team was he within the Cavaliers? I guess I don't know. He's changed team. So many times I made that actually might have been. I think it became a moot point. Right. He was with the Cavaliers he ended up before the trade deadline. Getting ship to Los Angeles. And then it didn't matter because he wasn't with the Cavaliers when they were in Boston. And so Paul Pierce had his night without any controversy. And Thomas has been back or his teams have been back. He's played for now. Three teams since Boston. But this was the first time he was healthy enough to be on the court. He only played seven minutes though. When it looked like he was nervous or maybe the news that he's being dropped from the nuggets rotation maybe that room for a loop. I it certainly would most human beings who play sport for a living. And so it wasn't a great night for him. But they did have the video was some really cool moments from his time in Boston. He was all heart, heart and smarts. That's the hashtag that I use for that particular edition of the Boston Celtics who seem like they overachieved, and they Thomas the little engine that could he was a big reason why. But man life comes at fast that was only a year and a half ago. And now think about the arc of Thomas's career any injuries. Of course, that have really changed his speed and his
Gamblers like their odds at MIT sports analytics conference
"MIT is one of the country's leading universities known for science technology and sports to disticts. Yep. Twelve years ago, Houston Rockets, GM Darrow Maury and New England Patriots executive Jessica gum and founded the MIT's Sloan sports analytics conference in the year since the conference has exploded in popularity last year. Barack Obama was the keynote speaker, and in particular, it's become a place to spot who's who in the NBA. This year's edition. Features panel sessions with Commissioner Adam silver, Lakers, owner, genie bust warriors GM. Bob Myers rapper meek mill and yes, our own Paul Pierce.
Ray Allen praises 2008 Boston Celtics and teammates at Hall of Fame ceremony
"Gained Basketball Hall of fame. Friday welcomed thirteen new members Ray Allen gave a shout-out to Celtics teammates, given Garnett and Paul Pierce who posted congrats on social media perhaps leading to improve relationships. They have been icy since Allen left for Boston led Boston for Miami two thousand twelve he was the most prolific three point shooter in league history as the NBA's all time leader in three point shots made twenty nine seventy three a ten time all star and recalls, how former uconn coach Jim Calhoun shaped his career as a kid. We moved to Shaw air force base Sumpter South Carolina, while learning to take my game to another level at Hillcrest high school is where I grew my talents under the tutelage of coach Jim James Smith. I play ball every weekend at the base gym with my dad in the men stationed shore from base, and these guys definitely didn't take it easy on me those days for where I made a lot of my groups. I spent the summer a ball which attracted many. Coaches from around the country and one in particular co Jim Calhoun. Under coach home. I really learned how to work I learned how to compete. I learned how to be a better person a learned how to eat breakfast. So many things today to stuck with me. And coach guy who told me a long time ago. I was walking off the floor with a few of my teammates. And we're all like we had a great practice. And I'm thinking that I had agree or disagree job. And he calls me over to him. And he said did you make one hundred percent of your shots? And I say probably about eighty five and I looked at me looked at me. And I knew what he was saying he said if you want to be special you have to do the special things that other players aren't willing to do. And for that example, coach, thank you tremendously. Because I am Ryan today because of you. Granted hill and nineteen year. NBA veteran made seven all star teams as well. As a pair of NCWA championships. While at Duke an Olympic gold medal. Also
NBA, Depression and Rosen discussed on The Undefeated
"PIN senior writer, Jackie MacMullan sat down with several NBA players to talk about mental health in the NBA, Chris, Bosh, Kevin love tomorrow, Rosen, and Paul Pierce to name just a few have opened up about their struggles with depression and anxiety then be has now hired Dr William Param as its first director of mental health and wellness. Should this prompt the NBA to have some sort of mental health policy or plan for players struggling with these issues t start with you? I would say absolutely. Self care is just as important as physical care and treatment. And to be honest, it just seems logical that players NBA NFL any professional sport that athletes would kind of feel this amount of pressure to wear dealing with depression and anxiety seems like it's something that could logically happen. I mean, you've got pressure from your. Teammates, you got pressure from the fans with social media. They're always like direct access pressure to you all the time. You got pressure from your family. They don't see you as often or have expectations for you and your downtime. You get pressure from executives, especially mentioned into Doron Dhamar under Rosen, who thought that he had some form of transfer loyalty with people in the Toronto organization and then ends up being traded. So there's there and then they have pressure from themselves. I'm sure. I mean, everyone has expectations of themselves. I mean, we're not even athletes in. I'm pretty sure all of us on this podcast, have expectations for ourselves and how we feel when we don't meet them. So it makes a lot of sense that there would be that there will be mental health struggles among athletes. And so I do think it's very important for the NBA to have done. This, I think is also important to make sure that there's protection for them for the players for this kind of thing. Because as I've been reading, I've seen that owners have been saying that if this is something that we do that they want to have. Access to the records. And as you know, most medical records in some form are are confidential, and I think that in their mind, I think the argument is, you know, we have access to the players physical record, so we're able to make decisions on what we wanna do based on a player's physical health. We should also do the same for someone's mental health, and I think that's where I probably disagree with the owners in that sense because a lot of times having that confidentiality is what helps you to progress in what helps you to get
The road-weary Boston Celtics face their toughest challenge yet
"For just the way the game has been played and i've been able to be successful game six tonight in cleveland cavs hosting the celtics game seven would be in boston on sunday night paul pierce from the jump bond sportscenter scott van pelt says look the celtics need to be ready for fullscale lebron in game six back against the wall he's gonna step up you know just like two thousand eight game seventy care forty five so they have to be ready for that just mentally physically just a whiff stan lebron's run because he's gonna he's gonna leave it all out there and just like in game six when he was with the miami heat in two thousand twelve he came in the boston and put one of those greater games on so boston has to be prepared for that not only in game six if they don't win that game but game seven also in the boston garden because he's done it before he went into the boston garden had a tremendous game so they gotta know it's going to be tough to put lebron james team out of the playoffs game six tonight in cleveland the series is on the brawn we we spend a lot of time you know discussing tyron lose substitution patterns and should kyle korver have played more in you know can they squeeze a little bit more out of guys like tristan thompson or can they get anything from jr smith those things matter but ultimately not that much we're not talking about them if lebron is great tim legler espn nba analyst on the six pm sportscenter yesterday last night says ultimately this series falls on lebron and not his teammates the problem is you have to look at the limitations of their personnel so for me it does fall abroad james he might need to more forty point games to get through this round if that's what it takes because when you look at the rest of the guys on their team for the most part they are one dimensional offensive players everything is predicated on lebron james ability to score create offense for them i said it all season i don't think i've ever seen a team more dependent upon one player.
A new Celtics' 'Big Three' of Rozier, Tatum, and Horford emerges
"All right you have to give the celtics players especially their role players and for years since i've been watching the nba which is a long long time boston celtics role players danny aines they play so much better at home this is not just this team look at the role players how well they played last night we know they have significant injuries but this has been a theme for the team we can give yes they weren't prepared for the game yes did they have a counterpunch to philadelphia what they were doing yes but the place rozier tatum you gotta give a lot of credit to what they did all right so you brought up a lot of important points there one is home road celtics in these playoffs they played eight games they are undefeated at home they haven't won yet on the road so don't discount how important that home crowd in boston the other is the guys rozier tatum poor for they combined last night for more points as a trio than paul pierce ray allen and kevin garnett ever did ever in a playoff or regular season game more points combined than those three guys ever did they all scored twenty three points the first celtics trio to do that in a playoff game since perish mikhail bird in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven only the third celtics trill to ever do it in a playoff game like so those guys were great where i will give brad stevens credit and we're much like like cc too donovan mitchell is me brad stevens on the corner early and often trying to alert people how special this player or this coaches brad stevens is in my eyes right now the best in the league at is putting guys in position to do what they do well you have you have gm and danny ainge that is has knows who his coaches and says okay i can take a guy like terry rozier who people thought was a project people thought was a rich reach we picked him out of louisville he will be coached up in order to reach his full maximum potential and then when he gets the opportunity he's going to go out there and all of a sudden give me a poor man's kyrie irving level production on offense in in a critical game.