Pierce has reportedly spoken about taking time to contemplate retirement this summer, but he’s not there yet.
A source spoke with the LA Times about Pierce’s time table leaving his decision at a couple of weeks.
Pierce is 38 years old, and not much of the player we’re used to seeing lead a team in the playoffs and hitting clutch shots over stifling defenses.
This season, he averaged 6.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1 assist in 18 minutes per game, which has been the lowest he’s posted ever in his NBA career.
Pierce has two years remaining on his contract, and he will only come back to play if he feels he has enough in the tank mentally to go through the preparations and training to be in NBA basketball shape.
If he does decide to retire, he has a future in broadcasting, where he helped the ESPN crew cover the NBA Finals as an analyst, adding lots of basketball knowledge and substance to the show.
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