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Paul Pierce once punched a ref and smiled – The NBA’s Chuck Norris

Published on November 25th, 2012 by Astramskas, David | 3,473 views

Paul Pierce once punched a ref and smiled after making a shot and wasn’t given a technical.

I talk about Paul Pierce the way some people like to talk about Chuck Norris.  Paul is “The Truth” and not because he’s a champion that has played his entire career with the same team which I really respect.  He’s the truth because you can make a Chuck Norris list about this guy.  He punched a ref,  battled Vince Carter in a high school dunk contest,  was stabbed 11 times in the face, neck and back and would later do equal harm to the LA Lakers, majored in Crime and Delinquency Studies which allowed him to later get along with KG and  he shared the ball with Antoine Walker for many years.

“My name is Shaquille O’Neal and Paul Pierce is the [expletive] truth. Quote me on that and don’t take nothing out. I knew he could play, but I didn’t know he could play like this. Paul Pierce is the truth.” – Shaq”’

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aka Astramskiss bka VincentDa fka Expiredpineapples & RedApples is a "digital-marketing guy" living in Houston. Worked with the NBA, Sprite, 2K, cool people like LeBron, DWade and Robert Horry, a long list of not-so-cool people and few real s****ty people. Won editing awards, created websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs & sports memorabilia and has by far the longest bio on

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