Paul Pierce Shows 8.7 Million People He’s Still Got It as Intense Workout Footage Goes Public

Published 02/07/2024, 9:00 AM EST

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Paul Pierce seems to have taken a lesson from Charles Barkley. Following in his footsteps, ‘The Truth’ is also working hard to get in shape. Recently, the Boston Celtics legend captivated the fans with a clip of his intense workout session. After retiring from professional sports, many athletes redirect their focus towards maintaining good health and fitness. Pierce seems to have embraced this post-retirement philosophy wholeheartedly.

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Recently, the 2008 NBA Finals MVP stunned fans with his jaw-dropping workout session at the gym. In a video shared by Desi Banks, an influential social media personality with a massive following of 8.7 million on Instagram, Pierce was seen performing hanging leg raises. Gym freaks are well aware of how challenging this core workout is.

Along with the clip, the Instagram user wrote, “@Paulpierce HAD TO GET SOME WORK! HAD TO SHOW HIM ALIL SOMETHING @JUSTTRAIN”. Paul Pierce retired in 2017 and has done well to keep himself in shape. The intensity and focus he displayed are sure to leave fans in awe of the 46-year-old. However, just a month ago, ‘The Truth’ was bashed as he tried to boast about his workout session alongside his former teammate, Kevin Garnett.

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In a recent revelation, Pierce confirmed on KG Certified that he is committed to a rigorous workout routine. He seems to be prioritizing his health above all else in retirement. Speaking of his fitness schedule, the 10x All-Star went on to boast about his practice. However, it seems he went a bit too far with it.

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When Paul Pierce boasted of his abs, his friend and former teammate Kevin Garnett appeared to have doubts about the claims. ‘The Big Ticket’ openly called out his teammate of lying, roasting him in classic KG fashion. Their amusing exchange is also shared on the official Instagram page of KG Certified. Garnett aptly guessed that the abs were the goals that he hadn’t achieved and went on to hilariously troll him for lying about his abs.

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Undeterred, Pierce even tried to prove himself right by lifting his shirt to reveal his progress. Despite his efforts, Garnett skillfully changed the conversation by playfully dragging in Pierce’s past ESPN scandal to poke fun at his friend. “Hold on, no, cuz kids watch this.” Garnett quipped , “Nude, that’s why you kicked out of television man.”

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Do you think, the criticism worked for Paul Pierce? Is that why he’s putting in extra hours on his core? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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