SI's Chris Mannix on Paul Pierce's Truth, Origins of Celtics Hall of Famer PLUS Week 1 NFL Overreactions with Steve Armato

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It's Paul Pierce's truth as told by Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix. Courtney sits down for an extension conversation with the acclaimed NBA writer discussing his feature piece in the magazine on Pierce's career, ahead of Paul's induction to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Highlights include origins of Pierce in Celtic green (47:11), unwavering competitive gene, mending bridges with Doc Rivers 53:40, assembling the Big Three, and the fall out there-after, brotherhood + leadership with Kevin Garnett (59:40), a deep hurt Pierce is still working to heal after 25+ years (1:12:05). PLUS Week 1 NFL recap with GameDay's Steve Armato who will be joining the show Mondays and Thursdays for NFL season: Bills are in for a regression, AFC East cluster, Matt Stafford Rams NFL MVP? Rodgers last dance started Sunday, Kyler Murray elevating the Cardinals, the West is already won.

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