Paul Pierce says he toted a gun at all times for two years following his 2000 stabbing at a Boston nightclub and that he was prepared to “kill somebody.”

Pierce made that revelation Thursday on the “All the Smoke” podcast hosted by former NBA players Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson.

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Pierce was stabbed eight times in the back and stomach at the Buzz Club, which no longer is in operation, over what he has claimed was a conversation with a woman.

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