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Trial to begin in September

Updated: June 27, 2002, 12:37 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Three men charged in the stabbing of Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics at a nightclub nearly two years ago will go on trial this fall.

At a pretrial hearing Wednesday, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Charles Spurlock scheduled jury selection to begin Sept. 13. Suffolk Assistant District Attorney John Pappas the timing of the trial would not interfere with Pierce's preseason obligations to the Celtics.

The 24-year-old Pierce required lung surgery after he was stabbed in the ...

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