The Truth, or Paul Pierce as some known him by, nails a game winner for the Washington Wizards in Game 3 against the Atlanta Hawks.
Playing without star point guard John Wall, the Washington Wizards got up early on the visiting Atlanta Hawks. Early is an understatement as Washington held a comfy 19 points lead to start the fourth-quarter and 90-71 lead with under 10 minutes to play.
They slowly witnessed it slip away.
With the game tied at 101 and just seconds left, Pierce did this:
Adding greatness to an already great shot, Pierce gave the world an all-time fantastic quote.
ESPN’s Chris Broussard asked Pierce if he called “bank” once the shot left his hand. Pierce responded by saying: “I called game.”
Over the last 10 years, the only players with more than 1 game-winning buzzer-beater in the playoffs are LeBron James and Paul Pierce. — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) May 10, 2015
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“I called game” – Paul Pierce. That’s going down as an all-time great basketball quote.
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