LAS VEGAS -- Signing future Hall of Fame small forward Paul Pierce essentially as Trevor Ariza's replacement serves a big move for the Wizards.
LAS VEGAS -- In winning 44 regular-season games, the Wizards know they could've done better if they'd closed with more authority. That's where Paul Pierce, even at 36, comes in.
LAS VEGAS -- Coming into his second season with the Wizards, Otto Porter would've been content to just get more playing time after being out of the rotation in 2013-14.
LAS VEGAS -- The Washington Wizards signed free agent Paul Pierce to take over the small forward position just hours after losing Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets.
LAS VEGAS -- Trevor Ariza left for $8 million per year to the Houston Rockets, which is surprising to some in receiving a four-year deal. The reason the Wizards passed?