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Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 10:05 am  |  16 responses

Paul Pierce Named His Newborn Son Prince Paul Pierce


There was plenty of good news to go around in Boston last night — the Celtics clinched a Playoff berth, and the world learned learned the awesome name of Paul Pierce’s new baby boy. Per WEEI: “Paul Pierce let word slip after Wednesday’s win over the Pistons that the reason for his absence on Monday was to be on hand for the birth of his first son. ‘At 8:21 p.m. [Tuesday], Prince Paul Pierce was born,’ Pierce announced proudly to the Celtics broadcasters after a 98-93 win over the Pistons. ‘In the next 18 years Celtics fans, look out.’ Prince Pierce was welcomed into the world and Pierce was a game-time decision for Wednesday’s game. Pierce scored 17 points and dished out five assists in Boston’s 98-93 win over the Pistons, a win that clinched the playoffs for a sixth straight season. Pierce also celebrated the 34-point performance of Jeff Green, who is helping to pick up the load without Kevin Garnett. The Celtics improved to 3-4 in seven games since Garnett went down with inflammation in his left ankle, inflammation reportedly caused by bone spurs. ‘I mean it’s very tough,’ Pierce said. ‘You’ve got a guy [Green] who’s taking it upon himself in these types of situations to step up, along with myself, along with Jason Terry. So it’s nice to see, just to have that dimension. ‘You have seen a lot of flashes of that this year. A lot of times teams come into this game really focused on what I’m trying to do and the scouting report. And you’ve got a guy like Jeff who can put up big numbers like that, who can take over like that. It’s fun, it’s fun to watch and to be a part of.’ How does it feel for Pierce to have playoffs locked up? ‘We knew we were a playoff team before the season started, you know despite the injuries and everything,’ he said. ‘Right now, we just want to focus on continuing to play well going into the playoffs.’”

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  • spit hot fiyah

    he probably listened to much gravediggaz growing up

  • Max

    Duuuh hell.

  • The Philosopher

    I am officially smart.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003246310246 Jason Carter

    Come on PP you my dawg but really.

  • MUBWAR

    it’s not as bad as Paul Milsap naming his daughter Paular. nba players have some the biggest egos known to men

  • LakeShow

    Why? You didn’t name your kid Prince? haha

  • SuperArrr82

    or Stetsasonic

  • The Philosopher

    Lol nah.
    I’m just feeling arrogant, because when everyone became injured, in my mind, I knew that the Celtics would still secure a playoff spot.
    As people counted them out, I maintained the belief that Doc would have those guys rise to the occasion.
    So right now, I’m cocky.

  • LakeShow

    Count me in your boat. Celtics/ Lakers… Teams like them. They don’t ever not make the playoffs haha.

  • nhm

    don’t jinx your team lakeshow… celtics team-ALREADY IN. LAL-not yet. we’ll probably get to know it on the last day.

  • LakeShow

    hehe… In Philo’s boat means i’m cocky too!

  • TV63

    stupid. Kid will really love his name as a teenager.

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    paular? your effing kidding me. wooow lol

  • BostonBaller

    What’s up Philosopher!!! Long time…

  • BostonBaller

    Still following my C’s but while teaching (46 more days) I rarely get on to write. Philosopher is still on top of things I see.

  • KBM

    Or De La

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