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'The Truth': Paul Pierce's New Tattoo

"The Truth" has been Paul Pierce's nickname since 2001, when his now-teammate Shaquille O'Neal, after the Celtics beat his Lakers, said to a reporter: "My name is Shaquille O'Neal and Paul Pierce is the [expletive] truth. Quote me on that and don't take nothing out ... Paul Pierce is the truth."

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Nine years later, Pierce made it officially official, getting it tattooed Friday morning:

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(via The Basketball Jones)