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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics receives some words of encouragement from NBA Legend Bill Russell before the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest at Staples Center on February 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Paul Pierce received praise from another Boston Celtics legend as he prepares to have his jersey retired during Boston’s game Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bill Russell shared a video on Twitter in which he congratulated Pierce for the honor:

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