Found October 17, 2013 on NESN.com:
LeBron James was the bane of humanity for leaving Cleveland. Ray Allen was Benedict Arnold for ditching the Celtics. But Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett? Ah, they were just going to a new team because their time in Boston was up. That’s not the way everyone has seen the departure of Pierce and Garnett from the Celtics, but at least a couple of Miami Heat stars are finding it strange that, in a league where others have been criticized for leaving their teams before, Pierce and Garnett seem to have been given a free pass. James spoke Wednesday about his first thoughts when he heard Pierce and Garnett were jumping to the Brooklyn Nets. “The first thing that I thought was like, ‘Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston,” James said, according to the Daily News. “I think it’s OK. I don’t mind it, but there was a couple guys that basically [criticized] Ray for leaving, and everybody else is leaving.” Allen took a lot of heat for leaving Boston, and Garne...
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