Pierce was Coker’s second leading scorer this season, averaging 11 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. He shot 48 percent from the field and 38 percent from three-point range in the 2005-2006.
The Whiteville, NC, native was the 11th pick in the fourth round, the 44th player taken overall. More than 60 players were drafted in the WBA’s Free Agent Draft, which was conducted after an extensive two day tryout session.
The Anderson Heat is one of 12 teams that play in the WBA. Entering its third year and based in
European Scouts. Over 30 players have signed contracts including two with NBA teams. The WBA season starts in late April and runs until the end of June, with the playoffs in early July.