Archive for March, 2010 For Celtics captain, children’s fitness is a very personal cause

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

By Bella English

Re-published from an article on, found HERE.

Long before he was Paul Pierce, eight-time NBA All-Star and captain of the Boston Celtics, he was Paul Pierce, the fat kid.

“I like the word chubby better,’’ Pierce said recently at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham. “A lot of people referred to me as the roly-poly kid.’’