UPDATED 4/6, 11:25 a.m. ET: CamSoda has offered Paul Pierce a job as an NBA analyst.
Pierce would be paid $250,000 to stream himself talking about the NBA, with women twerking in the background if he so chooses.
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Paul Pierce and ESPN have reportedly parted ways, effective immediately. This would be the nice way of saying he was fired. Pierce played 19 seasons in the NBA. After his playing career ended he became an analyst on a pair of basketball shows for the network, specifically The Jump and NBA Countdown. On the latter show he was a staple.
This past weekend he made headlines for posting Instagram Live videos of himself with some strippers at a party of some kind that took place on Friday night/Saturday morning. A day later he made a good wink/nod joke:
As for ESPN, it has not commented on the decision to sever ties with Pierce, but this seems like one of those “put two and two together” things.
And as for how Pierce is currently feeling, he posted a short video of himself with the caption, “Big Things coming soon stay tuned make sure u smile #Truthshallsetufree.” We’ll leave it to you to decide whether or not it’s an acknowledgment of the news: