Boston Celtics team captain Paul Pierce told reporters -- including Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston -- yesterday that he hopes to play at least one more season before examining his future beyond that point. Pierce would like to end his career as a Celtic, but it remains to be determined if Boston will bring him back.
"Well, I always said I want to end my career as a Celtic," Pierce said. "But they're the ones -- I have a contract for next year, but it's not guaranteed. So the decision is in their hands. Whatever decisions they make, maybe if they trade me somewhere or I end up somewhere else, maybe it can be a situation where I come back for a one-day deal and retire a Celtic."