Paul Pierce Stuck With Washington Wizards

After a short stay in BrooklynPaul Pierce is heading to the Washington Wizards.

Sources close to the process told ESPN that Pierce has committed to sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards, who moved swiftly to find a title-tested replacement for Trevor Ariza after Ariza struck an agreement earlier in the day to join theHouston Rockets.


Paul Pierce

Geoff Burke/USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce will join a Wizards team that moved quickly to reach a deal with the veteran forward after losing Trevor Ariza to the Rockets.


The contract, sources said, has a player option after this season that will allow Pierce, 36, to return to free agency next summer if he chooses. Continue