Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/17/13
The Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets are set to square off against each other in a preseason game Thursday night. However, it appears the trash talk has begun before the two teams even step on the floor. When Ray Allen left the Boston Celtics in favor of Miami, former teammates Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were extremely critical of him. Now that both Garnett and Pierce have left Boston as well, in favor of Brooklyn no less, Allen's current Heat teammates are stepping up and pointing out the hypocrisy. Those teammates are LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. "I think the first thing I though was, 'Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston. I think it's OK; I didn't mind it. But there were a couple guys who basically [expletive] on Ray for leaving, and now they're leaving," said James. Here is what Wade had to say on the matter: “People say things about people when they do something when they themselves would do the same thing. It’s about putting yourself in the best situation, and at the end of the day, we all do that. You can’t really say anything about someone that does it for themselves.” All things considered, tonight's preseason game could get interesting. Via For the Win
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