Basketball great Paul Pierce took a few shots at ESPN after being fired by the cable network, saying, “I was done with them, anyway,” and complaining that “you have to talk about LeBron all the time.”
In April, Pierce was let go from the cable sports network after posting an Instagram video recorded at a party where his friends were drinking and cavorting with strippers.
ESPN aka Disney can’t be happy about Paul Pierce & his stripper IG Live 😂 Ὀ pic.twitter.com/7snCUPlHQP
— Sami Jarjour (@SamiOnTap) April 4, 2021
Now, on the verge of being inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Pierce is saying he was about done working at ESPN regardless. But, in an interview with Sports Illustrated, Pierce stood defiant over the video.
The Celtics star was asked if he was sorry about the video that got him canned, but he replied, “for what?”