NBA Hall of Fame inductee Paul Pierce has become a hot topic of discussion after a scorching live Instagram session in April. Pierce was uploaded to a rally at his home and the former Brooklyn Net was seen drinking and smoking what appears to be a joint of marijuana. There were also several exotic dancers in the background of the video.
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Paul Pierce shoots ESPN
Pierce, who was a regular on ESPN broadcasts The jump and NBA Countdown was fired from the company because of his actions. Pierce, who has remained relatively silent on his dismissal, finally broke his silence on Wednesday.
“ESPN, I don’t need you. I have @ethereum_max, ”Pierce tweeted Wednesday. “I made more money with this crypto in the past month than with all of you in a year. The TRUTH will set you free, my own boss.
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Pierce had several job offers after his dismissal
By the time he was laid off from ESPN, Pierce had become one of the most touted sports media free agents in the business. Adult website CamSoda was set to offer Hall of Fame a six-figure deal to host an NBA show featuring exotic dancers.
“Since you are now unemployed, I would like to offer you a position at CamSoda as the very first ‘NBA analyst’. As an NBA Analyst, you will need to stream live on our platform every night of the week and discuss events around the NBA. Inside the NBA, be damned, ”CamSoda wrote in their to offer.“Here at CamSoda, we stand up for exotic dancers, cam girls and sex workers. We would be more than happy to accommodate your fondness for women, and you would be free to stream with them as they twerk in the background and more.
Pierce also received an offer from Boston-based sports media powerhouse Barstool, according to NBA Champion Brendan Haywood. Barstool is known to broadcast its sports content in a more vulgar way than usual.
“I don’t know how true this rumor is, but that’s what I heard, and it will fit in really well there,” Haywood said on Instagram Live in April. via LandonBuford.com. “I’ve heard that Barstool is willing to give Paul Pierce a job that pays him more than he got at ESPN. And you know Barstool doesn’t care about a little stripper in the back.
Cryptocurrency Becomes Popular Among Athletes
Pierce is one of the many athletes who are trying their hand at the world of cryptocurrency. Nets goalie Spencer Dinwiddie is also well immersed in the crypto world as he became the first NBA player to score his contract in 2020. Dinwiddie says he expects to see even more athletes. ‘get involved in crypto in the future.
“Everyone has their focus and goals right now. With the amount of investment capital circulating right now, everyone wants to participate, ”Dinwiddie told Change earlier this month. “They aren’t even necessarily sure exactly how far or how they want to get in, but they just know they want to get in because they see what’s going on.”
Despite his sudden termination, Pierce appeared to get back on his feet with his discovery of crypto. It will be interesting to see who will be the next athlete to get on board.
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