Paul Pierce

Off The Field

This week, Linda Holliday gets the scoop “Off the Field” from legendary captain and basketball all-star Paul Pierce. Pierce, who has spent his entire career with the Boston Celtics, has dedicated his life to philanthropy and physical fitness. With the Celtics season days away and Pierce’s new workout tailored for commercial breaks – we’re shaping up and shipping out.

Pierce’s “The Truth on Health” is fighting childhood obesity by “providing the incentives and resources for young people [[to]] lead healthier lifestyles.” “The Truth on Health” is the main focus of the Truth Fund.

As an athlete, Pierce is creating an example that numerous children can learn from – especially in an area where children and families are so invested in their local sports teams.

So, what’s he doing with his daughter? “I just don’t want her to look like me when I was a kid,” he said. With the Celtics season days away and Pierce’s new workout tailored for commercial breaks, we’re shaping up and shipping out.

His predictions on the new team’s lineup? “Between [[Shaq]], Nate Robinson, Kevin Garnett, myself – it’s going to be a pretty interesting locker room,” Pierce said.

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