It was previously reported that Pierce lost a huge amount of earnings because of the move. However, it does not seem like the former NBA champion is losing sleep over it.
He even took shots at his former employer with a recent tweet, claiming that he is better off not working for the media giant.
.@espn I don’t need you. I got @ethereum_max I made more money with this crypto in the past month then I did with y’all in a year. TRUTH shall set u Free 🤪🤪 my own Bosshttps://t.co/3irnuWYve3 check it out for yourself
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) May 26, 2021
Pierce had a successful 19-year run in the NBA playing for the Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers. He helped lead the Celtics to the championship in 2008, where he won NBA Finals MVP.
After retiring from the league in 2017, he embarked on a broadcasting career. He had served as a studio analyst for a couple of ESPN television shows.
It was recently announced that the 10-time NBA All-Star is among the 16 inductees to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.