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It's no secret that with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett shipped off to Brooklyn, many Celtics rivalries have cooled down for the time being. But in a recent interview with David Aldridge on NBA.com LeBron James made a case that the Miami - Boston rivalry is still very much alive:
Me: Since Pierce, certainly, and KG certainly thought of as Celtics, does that rivalry your team had with Boston transfer to Brooklyn?LBJ: No. Because with the Boston rivalry, not only were you playing against those guys, you were playing against their fans, too. And there are not too many fans that can compete with Boston. Probably the Palace of Auburn Hills when it was rocking, as far as animosity or hatred. Brooklyn doesn't have that. Obviously, they have great fans, but Boston has that hatred. You kind of inherit not only going against those guys, but you inherit going against those fans as well.Me: You loved that, didn't you?LBJ: Absolutely. It's great when you can silence them. It'...
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You can take the player out of Boston, but it seems that you can't take Boston out of the player. Paul Pierce may be playing basketball for the Nets this season but he still loves Boston, and the Red Sox. Much has been made of Gerald Wallace's love for the Red Sox, but Paul Pierce still loves them too. He posted the above photo on Instagram along with this comment...
Baxter Holmes... you nailed it.
You can take @paulpierce34 out of Boston, but you can't take Boston out of him: http://t.co/qe1Of38hoD— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) October 28, 2013
Paul Pierce played very well in his Nets debut, scoring 17 points on just eight shots, but allowed a crucial offensive rebound late in the game which led to a tide-turning Anderson Varejao jumper
An exciting introduction to the new Brooklyn Nets, with a retooled starting lineup and refurbished bench. A close contest throughout. A matchup coming down to the very last...
Under most circumstances, Brooklyn Nets teammates Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez don’t quarrel much but it comes to the realm of superheroes, that’s where things change.
Check out this tweet from the official Brooklyn Nets Twitter account:
Kevin Garnett on #Nets center Brook Lopez: "He's a big Batman guy, I'm a Wolverine guy. So sometimes we clash, but I respect him...
The second episode of Gang Green TV not only served as a preview to tonight’s home opener and love for the recently departed Paul Pierce, it also included a segment with me. In addition to some looking ahead to the season, I answered the Gang’s three-pack of questions (because they can’t be trusted with a six-pack). They totally put me on the spot, and like Sir Galahad...
LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat have had a strong rivalry with Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and the Celtics in the past. But with KG and The Truth moving to Brooklyn does the rivalry with Boston end and be transferred to Brooklyn? Dwayne Wade said earlier in October that the rivalry will just ...The post No Place Like Boston appeared first on The League News.
Where Are We Now? Since acquiring Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen prior to the 2007-08 season, the Boston Celtics have been focused on contending for a championship. After a number of solid years, it became clear last season that the window for the Celtics was coming to a close, and they now find themselves in ...The post Boston Celtics Season Preview appeared first on The League News.
8 a.m. ET: Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will not be wearing green uniforms, and Doc Rivers will not be calling the shots from the sideline. Lots of things will look very different for the Celtics this season.
That doesn’t mean Jeff Green and the remaining Celtics aren’t still pumped to get the season started.
“Every year is more and more exciting,” Green said. “The older...