Paul Pierce explains how the 'Ubuntu' Celtics used team meetings to stay together | The Jump

  • Published on Jan 10, 2019
  • Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Paul Pierce react to a Kyrie Irving interview in which he said a Boston Celtics team meeting helped turn the team around after a bad start to the 2018-19 NBA season. Pierce then describes how the "Ubuntu" Celtics, featuring Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and head coach Doc Rivers, regularly had meetings to clear the air.
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Comments • 95

  • ron o
    ron o 5 months ago

    Jaylen overrated... trade his ass

  • Will Cortez
    Will Cortez 5 months ago

    The next team meeting should be about summer vacation

  • pimpmastaa101
    pimpmastaa101 5 months ago +1

    2:34 CRINGE

  • The Crypto Lifestyle
    The Crypto Lifestyle 5 months ago +1

    And then they played Miami 🤣🤣

  • Jaiden Hawkins
    Jaiden Hawkins 5 months ago

    PAUL....PAUL....PAUL.... he always has to relate conversations to him.

  • daniel 25
    daniel 25 5 months ago

    kyrie is overrated

  • Big Baby DogDawg
    Big Baby DogDawg 5 months ago +2

    Who the hell is Paul Pierce's stylist???

  • Greatest Ever
    Greatest Ever 5 months ago +1

    3 knee surgeries, 7 yrs and 3 teams later. An elite player again. Vote Drose

  • Carmelo Anthony
    Carmelo Anthony 5 months ago

    All the Lebron nuthuggers come to hate on Kyrie even though Lbj left Cleveland like Kyrie anticipated. Lol why hate on the guy if you now know the trash Cavs Kyrie would be stuck on, he was right all along.

  • Book of shadows contributor Brian

    Boston needs kyrie leadership since they don't have that in coaching area.

  • Balla Baby
    Balla Baby 5 months ago

    Here for the distro. Never knew nba players were such techies

  • Eric Maye
    Eric Maye 5 months ago a top five player in the league

  • Tom Kirk
    Tom Kirk 5 months ago +9

    Kyrie is proving how good lebron is Kyrie has the best roster and just need to be a leader but is struggling he really didn’t understand how much lebron did with being the leader

  • Delbert Grady
    Delbert Grady 5 months ago

    Paul Pierce is the truth

  • Zain Mohammad
    Zain Mohammad 5 months ago

    They lost

  • Nicki Minaj
    Nicki Minaj 5 months ago

    I hated the celtics

  • NeoMicy
    NeoMicy 5 months ago

    Daniel Theis!!!

  • David Bagga - The MILLENNIAL Sales Recruiter

    Ubuntu is wakandan for team meeting

  • K B
    K B 5 months ago

    Lol Sports getting to Comp Science now lol

  • Dr Inch
    Dr Inch 5 months ago

  • Malaki727
    Malaki727 5 months ago +20

    Pierce talk like they was dominating for years, lol. They won 1 title, lost next and wasnt shyt after

    • Jay Klappa
      Jay Klappa 5 months ago

      @Malaki727 he was a bum 🙄 u know u really just sounding like hater with statements like that, Pierce was one of the best fourth quarter players & clutch players of all time. at his peek averaged over 25 pts 7 rebounds & 5 assist a game. Nigga was far from a bum, man 😑 with dumb statements like that I'm not even gonna argue with ya

    • Malaki727
      Malaki727 5 months ago

      @Jay Klappa Carrer avg 19 pts, a game, that couldn't help walker when he had him and had to team up to get a ring. Yeah I watched him . That was my error I was okay with him until after he retired he started talking like he was the shit, he never was in top 5 in league ever, no mvp, defensive awards not sure but maybe none, he was a bum

    • Jay Klappa
      Jay Klappa 5 months ago +1

      @Malaki727 u clearly never watched him play much, especially when he was at his scoring peek

    • Malaki727
      Malaki727 5 months ago

      @Jay Klappa come on bro, noooo he not, I can name 50 players better than him, even guys without rings too

    • Jay Klappa
      Jay Klappa 5 months ago

      @Malaki727 yes that to

  • insanitydolphin
    insanitydolphin 5 months ago +20

    computer science click bait much :T

  • Cardi B
    Cardi B 5 months ago

    Alabama could have stayed together then they would have beaten Clemson and not get their ass kicked

  • Brooklyn
    Brooklyn 5 months ago +1

    Anybody like white girls and wanna see pics of my ex GF fat white ass Kik me jp2092bk..Yea she cheated lol

  • Mr. do it yourself
    Mr. do it yourself 5 months ago +4

    That celtics was unstoppable

    • Ivan Cruz
      Ivan Cruz 5 months ago +5

      ReezyBeBreezy Lakers too

    • rdny1
      rdny1 5 months ago +13

      Skip Bayless the heat would like to differ

  • FastForceG
    FastForceG 5 months ago +64

    Isn't Ubuntu an operating system

    • Im ILLmatic
      Im ILLmatic 5 months ago

      Ateev Sharma
      I’m not even liberal but ok political slave!

    • Slindokuhle Shoba
      Slindokuhle Shoba 5 months ago

      @mbp85 It's Zulu for humanity..

    • mbp85
      mbp85 5 months ago

      It’s a phrase in Swahili that means “I am because we are”.

    • Mark S
      Mark S 5 months ago

      Good save

    • KT 31
      KT 31 5 months ago

      Its a South African thing

  • Lebron West 'Biological son of Delonte West'

    Kyrie is the problem. Trade that trash

  • Bearboy193
    Bearboy193 5 months ago +9

    *Hard to believe, Celtics right now are in the Top 10 in terms of offense and defense...* 🤔

    • 68Camaro RS/SS
      68Camaro RS/SS 5 months ago

      Bearboy193 We are 15-5 the last 20 games...what else did you expect you know anything about basketball???

    • 68Camaro RS/SS
      68Camaro RS/SS 5 months ago

      Bearboy193 I’m a Celtics season ticket holder...we don’t need bandwagon fans like your bitch ass

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo
      Giannis Antetokounmpo 5 months ago +4

      Can't beat the bucks barley can beat raptors they haven't ben beating no good teams

    • Hassan Haulcy
      Hassan Haulcy 5 months ago +1

      But the media never brings that up tho...

  • Cold cold World
    Cold cold World 5 months ago +5

    Its looking like kyrie is the cancer and not lebron. They need to report that celetics were great last year with out kyrie or hayward as soon as kyire came back team went to shit. And its looking like kyrie is a locker room cancer

    • Charles Koen
      Charles Koen 5 months ago

      Plus, after that playoff run, the younger guys got more confident, so everyone is starting to play a bit more selfishly

    • Charles Koen
      Charles Koen 5 months ago

      Last year they were really good with Kyrie before he got hurt. I think the implementation of Gordon Hayward is what has really hurt them

    • Jay B
      Jay B 5 months ago

      fortnite Tips when has Kyrie said he’s trying to own and lead a team you create a goal and set of standards for someone and when they don’t follow them you say they’re underperforming

    • Neel Pendyala
      Neel Pendyala 5 months ago

      east was nothin last year

    • Yemane Kifle
      Yemane Kifle 5 months ago

      @Cold cold World But its not like mj took all the credit for winning the finals

  • Official Shrek Fan Club
    Official Shrek Fan Club 5 months ago +23

    The Celtics are still the most talented team in the East and have the highest ceiling

    • whitemamba1656
      whitemamba1656 5 months ago +1

      ya but their best player isn't close to the raptors or bucks or sixers best player. Makes it difficult come playoff time

    • Tom Kirk
      Tom Kirk 5 months ago +2

      Yeah but they are underachieving badly

    • skip1837
      skip1837 5 months ago +2

      No way you got the Raptors and Bucks who have more talent ...

    • S A D B O Y
      S A D B O Y 5 months ago

      Jacinto Garza woah triggered pacers fan lol

    • Alejandro Garza
      Alejandro Garza 5 months ago +8

      Shrek shut up shrek go hang out with your buddy draymond

  • Zenigundam
    Zenigundam 5 months ago +2

    Those Celtics were straight up wack. The best team I've seen was last year's Warriors.

    • rdny1
      rdny1 5 months ago +1

      GSW is better imo, but the fact that you called them whack lets me know that you're either trolling or never actually watched them play

    • NorthPoleGS
      NorthPoleGS 5 months ago +1

      Zenigundam are you retarded?

  • Tua Tagovailoa
    Tua Tagovailoa 5 months ago +9

    They had so great chemistry God bless them

  • 10 9 8 76ers
    10 9 8 76ers 5 months ago +23

    Trade Kyrie to the g league

      WHO DA FOOK IS THAT GUY!? 4 months ago

      @Almightygoated u know for a fact kyrie would fuck up everyone on the roster

    • Almightygoated
      Almightygoated 5 months ago

      D Thomas they was in the ecf without kyrie and almost beat bron

    • K B
      K B 5 months ago

      Kyrie the Toxic Locker room ego kid

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo
      Giannis Antetokounmpo 5 months ago +14

      Damn ppl are actually liking this comment

    • D Thomas
      D Thomas 5 months ago +5

      k p then Celtics will be 1st round exit