The following is a list of the NBA career highs for Paul Pierce in points scored, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks in a game. I’ve also listed how many triple-doubles Paul Pierce has had so far in his NBA career, and his career high for threes in a game. All stats are for the regular season.
Paul Pierce was born in Oakland, California on October 13, 1977. Pierce went to college at Kansas, where he averaged 16.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game from 1996-1998. Paul Pierce was then taken by the Boston Celtics with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft.
So far in his NBA career, Paul Pierce has won one NBA Championship (2008 with the Boston Celtics), and Pierce was named the NBA Finals MVP. Paul Pierce has also made the all-star game 10 times, and he did lead the NBA in points scored during the 2002 season, but lost the scoring title to Allen Iverson.
Paul Pierce’s NBA Career Highs in Points, Rebounds and Assists
- Paul Pierce’s Career High in Points Scored in a NBA Game is 50
Paul Pierce’s career high in points scored in a NBA game is 50. Pierce set his career high while playing for the Boston Celtics in a game vs the Cleveland Cavaliers played on February 15, 2006.
In the game, Paul Pierce made 17 of 36 shots from the field, and 16 of 20 free throws to account for the career high 50 points. LeBron James scored 43 points in the same game, which the Cavaliers won by a score of 113-109.
- Paul Pierce’s Career High for Rebounds in a NBA Game is 19
Paul Pierce’s career high for rebounds in a NBA game is 19, which he set on November 1, 2006, while playing for the Celtics in a game vs the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans). Pierce also scored 29 points in the game, but New Orleans beat the Celtics, 91-87.
- Paul Pierce’s Career High for Assists in a NBA Game is 14
On April 18, 2012, Paul Pierce set his NBA career high for assists in a game when he had 14 for the Boston Celtics vs the Orlando Magic. Pierce also scored 29 points in the game, as he led the Celtics to a 102-98 win.
- Paul Pierce’s Career High for Steals in a NBA Game is 9
Paul Pierce’s career high for steals in a NBA game is nine, which he accomplished on December 3, 1999, while playing for the Celtics vs the Miami Heat. Pierce also scored 26 points in the game, as he led the Celtics to a 96-84 win.
- Paul Pierce’s Career High for Blocks in a NBA Game is 5
Paul Pierce is not a great shot blocker, as his career high in a NBA game is just five.
- Paul Pierce’s Career High for Threes in a NBA Game is 8
Paul Pierce’s career high for threes in a NBA game is eight. Pierce made eight threes in a game for the Celtics vs the Seattle Supersonics on November 9, 2001. He made eight of 12 threes in the game, and scored 35 points.
Paul Pierce Triple-Doubles in the NBA
To date, Paul Pierce has recorded nine triple-doubles in his NBA career. The most triple-doubles Paul Pierce has ever had in a season is three during the 2013 season.