Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 10/17/13
Thursday night at the Barclays Center a special pregame ceremony will be conducted prior to tip-off to retire the jersey of Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd. There is, however, another storyline that has captured the attention of many. The Miami Heat are coming to town, and will square off with the new-look Nets for the first time in the preseason. It will be the first time the back-to-back champions get to see the likes of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in black and white, and not Celtic green. In the offseason, the Boston Celtics lost Pierce, KG, and head coach Doc Rivers, as the three moved on to situations that left them with a better chance to win. LeBron James notices that, and remembers when teammate Ray Allen did the same only a year prior. The reaction from Celtics fans, as James sees it, was unfairly different this time around. "I think the first thing I thought was, 'Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston,'" James said. "I think it...
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