Pierce-Celtics talks still progressing

Updated: July 3, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics and captain Paul Pierce are continuing talks on a new contract and are closing in on an agreement, sources close to the situation have told ESPN.com.

Multiple media outlets are reporting that the sides have reached agreement on a four-year extension, but the reports are premature, sources told ESPN.com. Pierce is engaged in talks with no other team, but a deal has not been completed, the sources said Friday.

The sides are discussing a four-year deal worth ...

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