Thursday , Jul , 13 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Celtics and Pierce agree on extension

Boston, MA (Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics are reportedly set to re-
sign star forward Paul Pierce to a contract extension.

According to a report in the Boston Herald, the deal would be worth $60
million over three years.

Pierce is already signed through the 2007-2008 season and the new deal
will keep him in Boston through the 2010-2011 campaign.

Pierce, one of the top scorers in the NBA, averaged 26.8 points, 6.7 rebounds
and 4.7 assists per game during the 2005-2006 season.

In eight career seasons, all with Boston, Pierce has scored 23.5 ppg and
pulled down 6.5 rebounds per contest.