If the Clippers can sign DeAndre Jordan, they are confident they can sign Paul Pierce.
The Wizards were reportedly "encouraged" by the conversation they had with Paul Pierce when free agency began on Wednesday.
The Wizards will have a phone conversation with free agent Paul Pierce just after midnight on Wednesday.
The Wizards are reportedly "optimistic" about their chances of retaining Paul Pierce as an unrestricted free agent.
Paul Pierce has informed the Players' tribune that he will opt out his contract and become a free agent.
The Wizards believe that Paul Pierce will return to Washington next season.
The Clippers are offering bench players in a trade to gain a trade exception and attempt to sign Paul Pierce.
Paul Pierce is "definitely" playing next season and is planning to opt out of his player option for the 2015-16 season, according to ESPN.com.
According to a source of the Washington Post, Paul Pierce is leaning towards playing in the NBA next season.
The Clippers are reportedly exploring the idea of signing Paul Pierce to a mini-midlevel exception of $3.37 million if he does indeed opt out of his deal worth $5.5 million for the 2015-16 season.
Paul Pierce said during a recent interview that he will make a decision on his future in the league within the next couple of weeks.
Despite persisting rumors, it is not a sure thing that Paul Pierce will opt out of his contract and sign with the Clippers.
Paul Pierce may opt out with the Wizards and sign with the Clippers.
John Wall is hopeful that Paul Pierce will be back with the Wizards next season.