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Paul Pierce hints at retirement after this season

Los Angeles Clippers star Paul Pierce concedes that this season may be his last in the NBA.

Los Angeles Clippers veteran Paul Pierce has suggested that the upcoming season could be his last in the NBA.

Pierce signed with the Clippers last month, after spending one season with the Brooklyn Nets and then the Washington Wizards following a long and successful spell with the Boston Celtics.

"This is probably the last ride of my career. I think this is where I'm going to end it," he said in his introductory press conference.

The 37-year-old averaged 11.9 points, 2.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game for the Wizards last season, but will now be reunited with former coach Doc Rivers in LA.

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Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards reacts in the final seconds of their 104-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks during Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 3, 2015
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Sunday's key events


SURFING
· Wave conditions permitting, surfing will make its Olympic debut (11pm-8.20am)

SKATEBOARDING
· Another debutant sport at this Olympics, most eyes will be on American Nyjah Huston in the men's street contest as he looks to add Olympic gold to his four world titles and 12 X-Games golds. (12.30am-5am)

TAEKWONDO
· History beckons for Jade Jones as she looks to become a three-time Olympic champion - something never done before in the sport prior to these Games (2am-1.45pm)
· Team GB's Bradly Sinden - world champion two years ago - is also going for gold in the men's -68kg category (2am-1.45pm)

GYMNASTICS
· Already-legendary gymnast Simone Biles makes her first appearance of the Games in the women's qualifying event (2am-2pm)

SWIMMING
· The first swimming medals of the Games will be dished out, with home favourite Daiya Seto going for gold in the men's 400m individual medley (2.30am-4.20am)

CYCLING
· Lizzie Deignan is among the Team GB team looking for success in the women's road race (5am-9.30am)

TENNIS
· Reigning two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray starts his title defence against Canadian hotshot Felix Auger-Aliassime (7am approx.)

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