Paul Anthony Pierce is an American former professional basketball player. He was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1998 and played with them till 2013. Pierce was nicknamed, “The Truth” by Shaquille O’Neal in 2001. He has also appeared as an analyst on The Jump and NBA Countdown. He has been named an NBA All-Star 10 times and is also a four-time All-NBA team member.
Paul has a few interesting tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at them and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘The Truth’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of Paul’s right forearm has a tattoo of the words, “THE TRUTH” on it. There is also a four-leafed clover and a pair of dice showing the numbers 3 and 4 near the words.
Meaning: The tattoo of the four-leafed clover and the dice represent luck. The words on his forearm represent his nickname, “The Truth”, given to him by Shaq.
2. ‘Chosen One’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The back of the player has a tattoo of two hands holding a heart. The heart also has wings and a halo ring over it. The words, “CHOSEN ONE” are also tattooed below the design.
Meaning: The tattoo of the hands holding the heart is a popular design where the hands represent trust and friendship, while the heart stands for love.
3. Design Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of Paul’s left forearm has another tattoo design on it. The design has a ribbon and a banner. The tattoo was not seen much as Paul covered his arm with a sleeve during matches.