Paul Pierce and LeBron James' beef started with spitting and escalated to family drama 

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Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you thought you’d put all the past relationship drama behind you, but for whatever reason you find the other person still clinging onto the history you had together? And does this drama come out publicly whenever you turn on the TV? No? Well, LeBron James does.
Despite having not suited up in the NBA for over three years now, in his new role as an ESPN analyst, Paul Pierce finds a way to trash LeBron James at any given opportunity. Envy leads you to say some absurd things - whether it’s saying that LeBron isn’t a top five player in NBA history, how it was him alone who made LeBron go to the Miami Heat in free agency, or just the thought that if the two were the same age he would have stopped LeBron from earning his NBA titles.
While Paul Pierce continues to hate, LeBron just keeps his head down and hoops. This is a situation that goes way beyond Pierce trolling on TV. It spans multiple teams, family members, and even a preseason spitting incident. This beef really has some history to it.
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Jan 17, 2021




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Secret Base
Secret Base Month ago
Paul Pierce is a petty ass dude, but thats what makes this beef great! Let us know what other pettiness you wanna see covered in Beef History! P.S.: Never forget Paul Pierce pooped his pants in a game
Dandy Chiggins
Did Lebron write this comment?
Angelo 4 days ago
@Matthew Lo Senna Vs Piquet. Senna Vs Prost.
Pinoy Dog Father Tv
pierce is the only one who thinks is better or above lebron...he is the only one who believes is is the only rival lebron have / had ... pierce believe there was a beef with him and lebron where in fact ... lebron doesn't really give an ass rat about him ... pierce is a one time mvp and champion who is washed up and really could and would never make it into top 50 greats of all time ... he is just opening his mouth to stay relevant ... people forgot him already ... nobody buys his jerseys ... heck 10 years from now nobody will probably even wear his jersey ... so pierce ya hear me boy !!! wake up ... you are way below the king ... know your place ... you had a short burst of goodness in you at some point in your stupid career ... your a one time wonder pooping boy a champion and an MVP ... and that is about it ... sorry to say this but the TURTH HURTS boy !!! accept that you are washed up star that could never reach the king ...
Nathan Falls
Nathan Falls 8 days ago
@SecretBase this is a weird question, but where do you get the scores for your “Beef history” series? Do you record your own or is it made by an orchestra?
de Williams
de Williams 19 days ago
@Optimus Prime it's true
Ouyang Wenhao
It would be great to see a Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg Beef History! Dudes had some real beef...
King Flores
King Flores Day ago
This beef was good for basketball. We need more competitiveness in the league it’s soft now. Paul now and days gives bron credit calls him the best in the league but when’s he’s playing why would we expect that? I wish more star players would go at each other and make games interesting, just leave it on the court though!
TJ Cronin
TJ Cronin 2 days ago
This was the most bias Beef History I've ever seen. No objectivity.
Jake Tanner
Jake Tanner 3 days ago
I think we need a beef video between Phil Jackson and Jerry Krause.
Lucky Jackson 2020
lol if people say nothings personal and yall dont wanna take it? thats weird
Lucky Jackson 2020
& its weird how yall so dearly want PP to respect lebron lol yall mad that yall not on tv talking or something?
Lucky Jackson 2020
uuuhhh yall dont remember PP was a allstar and well respected way before LBJ got into the league?
Ты так беден
One stayed and got lucky. The other ran and team hopped.
Guillermo Dominguez
Do a Lebron and Kyrie one now
Petie Pegleg
Petie Pegleg 4 days ago
Great video! Do a beef history on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook!!!
Joseph Armstead
Joseph Armstead 5 days ago
The You-tubers Sneek dissing PP is showing he worships the king. Saying PP is no Zeek is a reach. In my opinion PP is a top 25 player of all time that rode it out wit Boston the big 3 deserved to come together with KG being loyal to Minnesota like PP was to Celtic. Add Ray who was traded 2 times (Not by choice ) He was best player on team both times. Bron going to MIA was cool. But he proved to be a ring chaser the min he left & went back contradicting why he left in 1st place! After killing Cavs cap and trading all its assets and draft picks depleting there franchise he goes to LA misses playoffs then trades there entire Franchise except 2nd rd pick Kuz 😂 for a top 5 player then wins a ring. I say, my fellow country men & women... This is your King???🤔💯😂😂
tim kenda
tim kenda 5 days ago
I just want to know what LeBrons cycle is! He's aging backwards!
Stealth Vertex
Stealth Vertex 5 days ago
Ayy that was a smooth transition to completely dismiss LeBron 2011 loss. I mean I’m a big LeBron fan but still...
K Williams
K Williams 6 days ago
Lebron is the only reason people growing up in the 2000s knows Cleveland has an NBA team
David Ng
David Ng 6 days ago
The Big Aristotle 🤦‍♀️😂
Randy Childers
Randy Childers 6 days ago
He's not wrong tbh. Bird, Kareem, Magic, Jordan, Shaq, Duncan, I'd even argue Kobe, are all better than James
TheRealBandito 7 days ago
No way I'm going to believe Paul Pierce is being honest as an analyst. He is just being a clown and riding that wave.
TheRealBandito 7 days ago
"Pierce did some talk just not at James" OH Really? Paul Pierce is always taking. 😂
The Prodigal Heel
Paul Pierce is right, LeBron isn't a Top 5 player of all time. He is just marketed like that by the NBA. I have Durant, Kahwi, Antetokounmpo ahead of LeBron right now. I can't put LeBron in the discussion with Jordan, Magic, Kareem, Wilt, Duncan , Kobe , Bird , Dr J , Russell . I have a hard time putting James above guys like Vince Carter , Shawn Kemp, Scottie Pippen or Larry Johnson in their prime.
aiden 7 days ago
paul “bs comes from both my mouth and my ass” pierce (but he was lowkey a pretty good player)
Mr 2 slim
Mr 2 slim 8 days ago
Lebron literally brought Cleveland a championship 😂😂😂😂 man said what did he do to build a team, he was literally that franchise, literally he was the only thing good about the whole of Cleveland in fact for so many years
DIVAD291 6 days ago
So he did nothing to build the franchise and instead tried to win despite it is what you're saying?
Pinoy Dog Father Tv
pierce is an amazing player back in the day, in his prime he was really one tough cookie...but he is nothing compared to lebron...in every aspect pierce aint nothing compared to lebron and that the truth...period... pierce without rondo, ray and kg vs. lebron + his original cavs team mates = pierce boston will eat dust...that is a no brainer...james can sweep pierce boston easily without kg, rondo and ray allen ... lebron did what he needed to do in that situation with his mom on the sidelines...we all know that lebron love her mom so much...still, pierce is probably a hall of famer but is not even close to any conversation of greats or goats...lebron, kobe, bill russell, kareem, wilt, jordan, bird, magic, shaq ... nope i can't just see pierce cracking up the list...a one time mvp i think and a bonified legit all star and a superstar at some point in his career...but again...his not even close toe to toe with lebron and lebrons accomplishment... lebron in his younger days is just a raw beast with athleticism but current lebron is a more fined and tuned player that he can discard his athleticism because and doesn't need to rely on his brute strength anymore as he uses his basketball IQ better now, instead of making himself stand out he now makes his team mates better with his passing and play making ability and has learned how to hurt opposing teams from the outside compared in his younger days where he heavily rely on just his strength, speed and undeveloped basketball IQ... lebron is like wine that he gets better as he gets older while pierce just faded and never made an impact after his prime days...
BigBoyGeorge 7 days ago
Well said
Brayden Carroll
Brayden Carroll 11 days ago
We need a beef history for Ali-Liston
Blair Thomas
Blair Thomas 11 days ago
I love the narration on this one this dude did his thing!
Omar Abuseif
Omar Abuseif 11 days ago
Might be early, but im smelling beef between Booker and Simmons
Dakota Passarelli
Dakota Passarelli 11 days ago
Do a Mike Hargrove Ichiro beef video next
The Italian Stalian
Overcoming the Celtics rhymes with Jordan overcoming the Pistons, except ofcourse, the bad boys were better.
Dominique Brown
Dominique Brown 13 days ago
Interesting learning some Lebron history. I didn’t know he made the conference finals or the finals prior to joining the Heat.
Evan Erb
Evan Erb 13 days ago
5:23 lmao
Seiya Murphy
Seiya Murphy 13 days ago
Can we get a Russ and KD one now?
Nabii 14 days ago
4:45 Lord only knows what KG was saying to Gloria James in that moment.
Ranny 14 days ago
Mo Williams was tuff‼️
Mobile Gamer Dude
Mobile Gamer Dude 14 days ago
I feel like after Super Bowl 55, there could be a Beef History vid of Belichick and Brady.
Austin Stevens
Austin Stevens 15 days ago
I despise both of these guys but god damn is Pierce not the most annoying personality on any NBA tv show
Rickey Vinluan
Rickey Vinluan 15 days ago
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Der Misanthrop
Der Misanthrop 15 days ago
Pierce is right. Le Bum isnt a Top 5 Player
Der Misanthrop
Der Misanthrop 7 days ago
@BigBoyGeorge Im not a Pierce Fan, Son.
BigBoyGeorge 7 days ago
Pierce isn’t even top 100
The Protagonist
The Protagonist 16 days ago
Paul Pierce is overrated
PjStorm27 16 days ago
Do one on Chuck vs. KG's skinny jeans
Mr. William
Mr. William 18 days ago
Pierce was not Lebron's rival. The Celtics were his rival. Out of the Celtics big 3, KG and Allen were both better than Pierce.
Ethan Myers
Ethan Myers 18 days ago
There’s wayyyyy too much Pierce slander in here.. disrespectful. Some of y’all are casuals.
Optimus Prime
Optimus Prime 19 days ago
In 2007 when the Cavs go to the Finals it's "Lebron carried his trash team to the Finals." But when they can't win the title it's "Cleveland's front office can't get it done for Lebron. So of course he would he leave for Miami." Ridiculous. Bronexuals give Lebron all the credit and none of the criticism. When Bron loses it's always someone else's fault. When Bron wins he gets all the credit. Lame AF. Btw the goat doesn't shoot 34% in a playoff series or get owned in the Finals by a role player. Jason Terry plz stand up 🤣
Health Inspector
Health Inspector 19 days ago
Kinda impressive that Lebron was able to lead a team with no all starts TWICE in his career to the NBA finals. AI did the same thing in '01 as well.
asdfghjkl 20 days ago
Next: Charles Barkley vs Big Ol Women of San Antonio
NJ M 20 days ago
Narrator is distracting
Pete Dittoe
Pete Dittoe 20 days ago
Rent free
Andrew Yu
Andrew Yu 21 day ago
No one gonna mention the ending of Game of Zone? Spoiler: Pierce won out against James for the throne
Liam Akehurst
Liam Akehurst 21 day ago
My dad and P would be best friends
Eli Thornton
Eli Thornton 22 days ago
I don’t understand how ppl say lebron needed a three to beat the Cs but pierce needed a three to beat lebron lmao pierce had a 3 lbj had a 3
Jacabo Blanco
Jacabo Blanco 23 days ago
Pierce is so whack sometimes 😂
Mr. Murphy
Mr. Murphy 23 days ago
Pierce is right though. Lebron did go to Miami because of those Celtics
Isaiah Stevenson
Isaiah Stevenson 23 days ago
Now do Dame Vs Russ
Gottiline Ace The OG
His comments over the years show just how ill informed or reckless LeBronda is with his words. It doesn't matter if it's remotely true, he'll say it out of spite. He's a 6'8" spoiled brat crybaby.
mohammad alsobhi
mohammad alsobhi 24 days ago
3:58 yoo chill chill 🤣
Brian Eife
Brian Eife 24 days ago
“What has LeBron James done for any organization” He literally IS the Cleveland Cavaliers organization and won more rings in 4 years in Miami then the rest of their franchise existence. And now he brought a chip back to LA.
ZuluCinema 24 days ago
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DrunkenMaster 25 days ago
Pierce rlly don’t care bruh
Howard Soule
Howard Soule 25 days ago
Do warren sapp vs Michael strahan next!
Nick T
Nick T 25 days ago
Uncle beef is the best kind
Paige Guerin
Paige Guerin 25 days ago
4/10 ain't no GOAT.
Sean Hudson
Sean Hudson 25 days ago
I'm not a Draymond fan but "You ain't Kobe!" Is one of the funniest things I've heard in an NBA game.
Brian Tep
Brian Tep 25 days ago
that big 3 celtics team was the MOST OVVERATED in history
gdragon521 25 days ago
This video highlights the fact that LeBron really tried to win in Cleveland before he went to Miami. I say this not as a LeBron fan, but as a Cleveland sports fan. Management missed every chance to help him.
spiidey1 26 days ago
Much respect to Paul Pierce. A great competitor at his position despite lacking the athleticism of his highflying peers.
Dhk4 26 days ago
Lebron has no beefs. Just haters 🤷🏾‍♂️
Dhk4 26 days ago
2:48 BARS 😂 🔥
tien5tri 26 days ago
Paul is a punk
Malnourished African
sucked lebron off the entire video but glossed over his 2011 choke job😭😭😭
STEPHANIE Williams 27 days ago
Lebron had plenty of help in Cleveland before he choose to go to Miami, sixty game winning series come on stop
STEPHANIE Williams 27 days ago
Lebron's mom always finds a way to embarrasse him 🤣😝
Rad Blogger
Rad Blogger 27 days ago
How about Kawhi vs. Spurs beef?
Van Wilder
Van Wilder 27 days ago
Get the other guy back, this guy sucked
Devy Dev
Devy Dev 28 days ago
As a Boston fan we were actually horrible we betted our chips on aging prime players and didn't bother to bring in young guys to build once they age more and more. But I guess it's all good now
Devy Dev
Devy Dev 28 days ago
Osama bin shaq😭😭😭😭
Cedric Asdfghjkl
Cedric Asdfghjkl 28 days ago
8:28 the Heat didn't win easily or a bit more relaxed. They where just clutch in the 4th. But LeBron ain't clutch people say. The 2 years they beat the Celtics, in the deciding game, LeBron had dagger shots in 2011 and 2012. These where huge shots.
Dr Too Breezy
Dr Too Breezy 28 days ago
Paul who I never heard of that man or Dwight Howard - LeBron James and Shaquille O'Neal
US-first: Shi Dog vs Michael Punchline
Drey Scorchin
Drey Scorchin 29 days ago
Great topic. My thought is pierce was and still Is jealous of lebron because he wasn’t him in 2011 etc
William Burney
William Burney 29 days ago
Paul pierce was a great player and a Finals MVP, but he has no business of even being in the same conversation with LeBron, Bron is on Mt. Rushmore of Basketball and Pierce is only on the Celtics Mt. Rushmore
Josh Vasco
Josh Vasco Month ago
Everything Pierce said was the Truth absolutely dude ran away from the celtics and into the arms of DWade what a fraud
Bazooka Joe
Bazooka Joe Month ago
Lol! If only he's the same age as LeBron? Dude, at year 17, Bron is still winning chips while Pierce is getting thrown from team to team and averaging less than 15ppg. F outta here, Paul. 😂
King Month ago
Hahahah so this is why Pierce is traumatized by LeBron.
Adam Gerval
Adam Gerval Month ago
The premise of this video seems to be that Pierce was trash...but he wasn't. He's a HOFer that is probably one of the better players in Boston history. Saying "come on bruh you're no Isiah Thomas." Really?
Miguel Hernandez
Now more than ever Brady vs belichick beef video!
Samuel Nobles
Samuel Nobles Month ago
I don’t know if this really fits in the beef category
yoinkhaha Month ago
LeBron is not top 5, but he is top 10.
Jennifer Crapsey
Latrash james is. Not in my top 5.
Tyson Month ago
This narrator is awful
Ryan Month ago
I would definitely take Paul Pierce over Isaiah Thomas...People don't realize Pierce was the best Wing in the East (possible exception for Vince Carter) after Jordan retired UNTIL Lebron took that title in about 2005-2006. Pierce's game winner over Al Harrington after calling his shot was one of the most amazing playoff moments of that era.
Justin Martinez
Justin Martinez Month ago
2009 Celtics bulls deserves a rewind, most entertaining playoff series possibly ever
Misery’s Company
Do Chase Utley vs the New York Mets
Courtside convo
Courtside convo Month ago
Paul pierce is so delusional 🙄
Kno snagz
Kno snagz Month ago
We need Nate Diaz vs Connor Mcgegor next that is a great beef
Jaxon Garlitz
Jaxon Garlitz Month ago
These videos are dope. And Paul pierce is petty for sure. But this is a lot of Lebron nuthugging in these vids.
OJ Parker
OJ Parker Month ago
Paul was a great player and future 2nd ballot hall of famer but that’s it he was basically and is a top 75 player of all time which is good but LeBron is top 3 all time behind only Kareem&Michael in my opinion statically and accolade wise.
Vibe Month ago
Bro, he did not carry the 2007 Cavs 😂
Harrison Lee
Harrison Lee Month ago
Beef History: Houston Texans vs Competence
Terrell STL MO 314
People 4get Celtics Was the 1st ones to create a super team NOT Lebron!!!! Lebron was 2nd nd KD was 3rd Don't 4get it again Not up for debate!!!! #Numbers/Stats don't lie💯
chinenye nnake
chinenye nnake Month ago
Lebron is the only king i know
Knight Month ago
The truth, Paul Pierce is "The Jealous"