Paul Pierce | Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech

Published on Sep 11, 2021
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Check out Paul Pierce's full speech following his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame!

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  • Alex Groccio

    Alex Groccio

    5 hours ago

    Celtics Forever! ☘️

  • J Chandler

    J Chandler

    12 hours ago

    ☘☘Springfield mass! The truth34☘☘

  • ROCBOI 0585

    ROCBOI 0585

    17 hours ago

    Don’t forget he had a better career than dwade

  • J. J.

    J. J.

    21 hour ago

    This was a good speech. It could've been better if Paul Pierce asked," What kind of player belongs here? That's easy. That's me."

  • Mr. Upendo

    Mr. Upendo

    Day ago

    Chris Broussard: "Did you call bank?"
    Paul Pierce: "I called game!"

  • You Tuber

    You Tuber

    Day ago

    i love olajuwon almost as much as jabbar chamberlain and russell

  • You Tuber

    You Tuber

    Day ago

    pierce doesn't need to be in the hof since he didn't face legends like johnson jabbar robertson chamberlain and russell

  • TomCollierBlog Nation

    TomCollierBlog Nation

    Day ago

    He didn’t mention LeBron James at all💯🤦🏽‍♂️😒

  • kfjvo


    Day ago

    his HOF speech is like is career .. normal

    • k v n

      k v n

      Day ago

      do you have speech impediment cuh?

  • Salomo


    Day ago

    Paul HoF ? Good player certainly but hof? Hmmm cant agree on that. But have that with many HoF'ers. Congrats though always respected his game.

  • Ghost


    Day ago

    Why DWade looking like that @5:42???

  • Jatt Power

    Jatt Power

    2 days ago

    Truth stuck it to lepussys again lol she gonna cry

  • Big UnderDawg47

    Big UnderDawg47

    2 days ago

    #DaTruth #Survivor #HallOfFamer

  • Roee Bostic

    Roee Bostic

    2 days ago

    Thank you for helping my Celtics get a championship..after Bird....tremendous player scorer......God bless you!

  • Michael Cowie

    Michael Cowie

    2 days ago

    Congratulations Paul! One of the best clutch players I’ve ever seen! He knew how to deliver when it mattered!

  • Yung_Amr


    2 days ago


  • Kwarenta Esinko

    Kwarenta Esinko

    2 days ago

    I hate this dude, he always put some big shots against my favorite team hehe. Congratulations the truth! One of the best!

  • i Mr. Jetpacks

    i Mr. Jetpacks

    2 days ago

    This was probably the BEST hof speech I've seen, and I grew up disliking Paul Pierce and still do

  • Vonvon PhayEl

    Vonvon PhayEl

    2 days ago

    Pierce was a smooth shooter, hard to stop when he’s in a zone.

  • Caleb Orvik

    Caleb Orvik

    2 days ago

    The best Boston basketball player of all time THE TRUTH!!!

  • jesse


    2 days ago

    He was so clutch and definitely one of the greatest of his generation. And he did popularized the side step

  • Jay spoon

    Jay spoon

    2 days ago

    By far one of the best hall of fame acceptance speeches, and I'm a Heat fan. 🔥 Paul pierce The Truth

  • Francisco Pimentel

    Francisco Pimentel

    2 days ago

    The Truth!!!

  • songs songs

    songs songs

    2 days ago

    I hope he didn't shit his pants

  • miamivlad


    3 days ago

    Is it just me or did he take a shot at LeBron with the “load management” comment 😂

  • Davon Johnson

    Davon Johnson

    3 days ago

    Paul needs to get over Ray leaving. The team was older and Rondo wasn’t passing the ball. I would of left too.

  • The DJ is King, Not the MC.

    The DJ is King, Not the MC.

    3 days ago

    A really nice guy, great player. Well deserved and I never get bored watching you being taken out in a wheel chair and coming back like you Larry Bird. Wish you were still playing man.



    3 days ago

    12:05 I put in the work so u didn’t have to😂😂😂😂

  • Colin Rippey

    Colin Rippey

    3 days ago

    Dear whoever manages the @NBA you tube channel. I’m 5:44 into this video and I’ve had one ad at the beginning, another TWO unskippable double ads to have to suffer! I mean do you REALLY need to earn income from ads on this channel? Your league makes BILLIONS of $$$ every year so how about you make this channel ad free maybe???

  • Deltagz TV

    Deltagz TV

    3 days ago

    I think Paul didn't appreciate rondo but he invited ray Allen he can't be a good player without a good point guard

  • Too Koo

    Too Koo

    3 days ago

    I was born in 97 the first guy I ever payed attention to growing up was Paul pierces shot like him in the yard the side step 3 that u see is popular nowadays

  • Oge Marony

    Oge Marony

    3 days ago

    Ben Simmons can learn a lot from Paul Pierce,criticism is meant to make you better.

  • 33bigmoney


    3 days ago

    Didnt expect that to be one of my fav hof speeches.

  • Duquette Beats

    Duquette Beats

    4 days ago

    The truth said blue lives matter. Lebron aka lewoke grinning lol



    4 days ago

    I always loved Pierce game. But never liked his cocky attitude.

    • Duquette Beats

      Duquette Beats

      4 days ago

      Cocky... Lol

  • Asus Black

    Asus Black

    4 days ago

    Weed then gone to his head how dumb is he really. Team traded away a bunch of picks n players to get Ray Allen & KG. No different than today. Though now players leave in free agency for a small cut in pay along with the trades. He just mad Lebron had his number for so many years he couldn't stand it. He begged for help or he wanted to be traded. They won 1 not 2 or 3 I wouldn't call that too much of a superteam. They went to 1 finals 😂😂 won 1 conference finals. After Ray left KG N Paul asked to be traded to Brooklyn lets not forget that. Boston sucked until Ray n KG showed up. From a Lakers fan that was a Fan of Boston until Paul showed up 😂 Wanted Boston to win 1 for KG N Allen Because they was true team players over the years. Not 😭 Baby Paul I took a dump on myself in a game Pierce. Only guy on Boston I couldn't stand n all of the Boston years lmfao.

  • fmk Herron

    fmk Herron

    4 days ago

    The Truth 💯💯💯💯

  • Don Leonardo

    Don Leonardo

    4 days ago

    In my opinion Paul Pierce was one of the best 1 on 1 players in the league

  • The ShoeGentleman

    The ShoeGentleman

    4 days ago

    Truth a real LA legend/Icon…Salute!

  • Joseph Hiiipower

    Joseph Hiiipower

    4 days ago

    My All time Fav. Player , salute to you and all your greatness ! Finals MVP and Now HOF ! Forever A True Legend and Celtic Royalty.. The Truth ☘️ PP34

  • Darm Bains

    Darm Bains

    4 days ago

    At least he mentioned ray allen

  • Preach Mann

    Preach Mann

    4 days ago

    Paul the truth survive DEATH...God had a plan..ya he made some mistake who hasn't but look now!
    Legend go Boston!

  • Lamont Yarbrough

    Lamont Yarbrough

    4 days ago

    Been a Boston fan for 23 yrs saw it all I watch PP 34 do it all 23 yr fan been to 77 games all at Boston Garden all amazing games met PP in 2017 had a 20 min conversation with him the man knowledge of the game is amazing thank you Paul for the wonderful yrs and bringing that chip to Boston you are truly a Hall of Famer

  • Derick Mendez

    Derick Mendez

    4 days ago

    I picked up late but when I started watching Basketball in 2006 I because a Celtics fan because of 34… From the Chip to the very end it was an honor to watch him play in the green.

    • Derick Mendez

      Derick Mendez

      4 days ago

      I became**

  • Monsta Monstas

    Monsta Monstas

    4 days ago

    Kobe would have been proud, he is proud. RIP the GOAT 🐐

  • Confession Chatline

    Confession Chatline

    4 days ago

    He really is the truth

  • The Gonz

    The Gonz

    4 days ago

    Paul Pierce actually was the 2nd best player in his draft class behind Dirk.

  • Raj Singh

    Raj Singh

    4 days ago

    He said hungover like it was nothing LMAO

  • Teddy Green

    Teddy Green

    4 days ago

    King James hater

  • Luis Rodriguez

    Luis Rodriguez

    4 days ago




    4 days ago

    Much respect Paul #TheMFNTruth

  • a1wrekz


    4 days ago

    Growing up in the San Fernando valley. This Man is the reason I bleed green. UBUNTU. TRUTH AT THE ELBOW WITH THE GAME ON THE LINE. #ICALLEDGAME

  • John Howman

    John Howman

    4 days ago

    Great role model.. drinking pregame. What a douche bag

  • Form Rifts

    Form Rifts

    4 days ago

    My dad often played pick up games with him in college

  • zizi izi

    zizi izi

    4 days ago

    he really deserve it, but bosh no way

  • Dorian DD

    Dorian DD

    4 days ago

    The father of the modern day step-back jump shot. Good on him for making up with Ray Allen. Plenty of great messages for kids in that speech and not only his own.

  • Scott


    4 days ago

    Load management, I ended up playing 82 James lmao. Love peirce

  • Cedric Dapomon

    Cedric Dapomon

    4 days ago

    I am happy for the TRUTH

  • Jorge Perez

    Jorge Perez

    4 days ago


  • Utkan Aktaş

    Utkan Aktaş

    4 days ago

    He deserved it for sure. But after his scandal that one came too fast. You should've given some time to getting over it.



    5 days ago

    Paul Pierce was so deadly.

  • mashed potato

    mashed potato

    5 days ago


  • Albert Lopez

    Albert Lopez

    5 days ago

    This guy is better than DWade any day anytime give me the TRUTH!

  • Eraser Heads

    Eraser Heads

    5 days ago


  • Eraser Heads

    Eraser Heads

    5 days ago


  • maimouna kone

    maimouna kone

    5 days ago


  • Hallam Dyal

    Hallam Dyal

    5 days ago

    Congratulations double P aka the truth

  • tola978


    5 days ago

    There's no ANSWER for the TRUTH! My favorite line when C's played Sixers. Congrats Truth. You deserve it man.

  • Tou Lee

    Tou Lee

    5 days ago

    "To the mothers of my children."
    I have never heard that before.

  • Chef Jonathan

    Chef Jonathan

    5 days ago

    Paul Pierce is awesome... You heard what he said to his kids. Inspiring

  • Ian Lopez

    Ian Lopez

    5 days ago

    "I'd like to thank the mothers of my children"
    Speaking like a true politician😎

  • Jason Manzo

    Jason Manzo

    5 days ago

    The truth 34 banner 17

  • John Y.

    John Y.

    5 days ago

    Raptors are cool with their pick of Vince Carter.
    Give Prime Vince, Garnett and Allen and Vince would have rings too.

  • Beanie Kei

    Beanie Kei

    5 days ago

    Damn. Basketball HOF is really a joke if this guy got in

  • Somto Igweagu

    Somto Igweagu

    5 days ago

    The Truth!!!!¡!!!!!!¡!!!!

  • Ryan M

    Ryan M

    5 days ago

    My man The Truth. Dude was so clutch and he was doing the step back way before it became popular

  • M. Barry

    M. Barry

    5 days ago

    I was born in 1998 in Boston MA. Born and raised a Celtic fan. Thank you Paul Pierce for being an inspiration to all inner city boston kids.

  • Chad Day

    Chad Day

    5 days ago

    Honestly, I've never been much of a fan of Paul Pierce, but this the best speech by far of the NBA inductees and I just want to say congrats on the amazing career and a job well done with your speech. Was funny, honest, heartfelt. The Truth.

  • Abe Yang

    Abe Yang

    5 days ago

    Rock chalk Jayhawks

  • Hector Lopez

    Hector Lopez

    5 days ago

    One of the greatest to put on a Celtics Jersey.

  • Hector Lopez

    Hector Lopez

    5 days ago

    I'm happy that he finally won an NBA Championship with the Celtics in 2008. He deserves it.

  • Tuxido


    5 days ago

    Dat man burned down a house The Truth

  • Christian Irish

    Christian Irish

    5 days ago


  • Abraar Motiwala

    Abraar Motiwala

    5 days ago

    this dude clled all his bby mommas

  • DJ


    5 days ago


  • Odis Brown

    Odis Brown

    5 days ago

    The NBA is all players and coaches all go the hall of the very good....

  • Evin Grindle

    Evin Grindle

    5 days ago

    Glad that the comments are actually being respectful to one of the most legendary players instead of hating based off of recency bias

  • K. Irvin

    K. Irvin

    5 days ago

    I hated Pierce as a Lakers fan but loved him as a native from Inglewood that made it to the pros & balled out.

  • Dr Phot

    Dr Phot

    5 days ago

    The Truth has spoken and enshrined in the NBA HOF!

  • Breland Parker

    Breland Parker

    5 days ago

    I'm glad to be a part of the Celtics organization 2009... p.s. this nigga kobe got 6 bruuu

  • Alexander Adonyae

    Alexander Adonyae

    5 days ago

    Paul Pierce was a walking bucket during the 2000's!! He so hilariously funny as a analyst😂

  • Republika Dugave

    Republika Dugave

    5 days ago

    The most loveable and puncheable person to ever grace a basketball coart... I absolutely love this guy and hate his guts at the same time...

    • Gregorius Rex

      Gregorius Rex

      2 days ago

      It's so easy to dislike PP and like him too. Confusion

  • Benjie Samonte

    Benjie Samonte

    5 days ago

    Still underated

  • Bee_EaZiE


    5 days ago

    THE TRUTH!! I'll always remember the Chip you help bring Boston back in 07-08 season!! Plus that Ugly ass fadeaway you always used at the top of the key. It wasn't good looking but dammit it always went in. Thank you again Paul!! You'll always be a Celtic!!

  • LowLife1490


    5 days ago

    Been waiting for his HOF speech. He deserves it

  • Quincy


    5 days ago

    He was basically Kobe and T-Mac in terms of skills. He wasn't quite as athletic but in terms of being a 3D scorer and having a great handle for someone over 6'7 that could drive and dish or operate off the pick he was on their level of skills and a better outside shooter. Ultimately he was elite, a great passer for a SF, pesky defender, and helped advance chaining moves into a step back which players like Luka, Harden and so many others use as a weapon. You never had to question whether or not he left it out on the court every night. One of the few that could go blow for blow with LeBron. Think about how great Carmelo Anthony is-- Pierce is who we was compared to coming out of college....that's how good Pierce was! He made the NBA better being the face of the Celtics for over a decade since Boston is regarded by many as the finest NBA franchise. #TheTruth

  • forreal pat

    forreal pat

    5 days ago

    Supernice PP. HOF FREE label