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Sport Paul Pierce doesn't want Isaiah Thomas' tribute video on night of Celtics jersey retirement

01:15  05 january  2018
01:15  05 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Paul Pierce doesn ' t want Isaiah Thomas ' tribute video on night of Celtics jersey retirement .

Paul Pierce Says He Doesn ’ t Want Isaiah Thomas To Get A Tribute Video On His Jersey Retirement Night Image via Getty The Boston Celtics had everything set

Paul Pierce wants the night of his jersey retirement to be all about him. He doesn't have time for an Isaiah Thomas tribute video.

The Celtics originally planned to play Thomas' tribute video Wednesday night when they faced off with his new team, the Cavaliers, but due to the fact Cleveland's new point guard was not playing, he asked if they could hold off. They agreed and rescheduled for Feb. 11.

However, Pierce is not a fan of the change, as his No. 34 jersey is being retired Feb. 11.

"I'm not saying Isaiah shouldn't get a tribute video … but on Feb. 11, the night I get my jersey retired, I'm not sure I want to look up at the JumboTron and see Isaiah highlights," Pierce said Thursday during an appearance on ESPN's The Jump.

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Pierce has never been one to mince words and he let his opinion be known Thursday.

a close up of a man: Paul Pierce © (Getty Images) Paul Pierce

There has been no confirmation whether or not this will have any effect on the game in February, but Pierce is clearly not on board with Thomas taking some of his limelight.

"I'm not sure I want to see an Isaiah video that night," he said.

Isaiah Thomas defers to Paul Pierce in turning down Celtics video tribute .
Isaiah Thomas has declined the Celtics’ offer to honor him because it’s the same day Boston is to retire Paul Pierce's number.The Cavaliers, who acquired Thomas from the Celtics in the Kyrie Irving trade before the season, is scheduled to visit Boston for a nationally-televised game that Sunday afternoon. Thomas doesn’t want to detract from the moment of "The Truth.

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