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Paul Pierce will officially retire as a member of the Boston Celtics

Paul Pierce will officially retire as a member of the Boston Celtics

After the C's drafted him 10th overall in 1998, Pierce endured a few tough seasons before leading the team to an Eastern Conference finals run in 2002. Pierce helped Boston reach the playoffs on 10 occasions and was a key piece of their title-winning team in 2007-08. Pierce retires as the Celtics all time 3-point field goals leader with 1,823, free throws leader with 6,434 and steals leader with 1,583.


Knicks not interested in exploring buyout with Carmelo Anthony

Knicks not interested in exploring buyout with Carmelo Anthony

Jackson was still team president when the Knicks selected French point guard Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick at the NBA Draft last month. And with the Knicks insisting they would be accountable - as did Jackson, though he never talked to the local media during his final season - Perry said he would be straightforward and available as much as possible.


Neymar agrees deal to move to PSG

Neymar agrees deal to move to PSG

The report states that Dani Alves' move to Paris has also influenced Neymar's decision. Neymar has been in Barcelona with four seasons and it looks like he might not be with La Liga giants for much time if reports are to be believed.


Dortmund no longer open to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sale

Dortmund no longer open to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sale

Milan meanwhile confirmed Aubemayang was among their list of targets, while Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian were also keen but their transfer window has now closed. But the Gabon global is no longer an option after Dortmund privately informed him he would be staying in Germany. Aubameyang is linked with a summer switch to Chelsea after telling Borussia Dortmund he wants to leave the club.



Real Salt Lake v Manchester United

Jose Mourinho revealed Antonio Valencia was sent off in the friendly win against Real Salt Lake after he refused a request from the referee to substitute the Manchester United full-back. Back in 2010, United lost 2-1 against Kansas City Wizards in the Arrowhead Stadium, but the defeat was regarded as a positive by Sir Alex Ferguson because of the competitive edge it exposed his players to.


No messing from Wenger as he makes Arsenal stance clear to Alexis

No messing from Wenger as he makes Arsenal stance clear to Alexis

The Chilean is out of contract next summer with one season left on his current deal and is now the subject of hot transfer speculation, particularly from Manchester City . When asked about the 28-year-old's admission, Wenger suggested Europe's elite competition should not be on players' minds right now and that Sanchez should wait to take Arsenal back there.