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Tonight the Heat square off against the Nets for the first time this preseason. Yesterday LeBron spoke about his reaction upon originally hearing that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were dealt to Brooklyn:
"The first thing that I thought was like, `Wow, Ray (Allen) got killed for leaving Boston and now these guys are leaving Boston. 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.”
The fact that LeBron lives in a different world than the rest of us is nothing new. However, I did expect that he would at least understand why signing for less money with your bitter rivals just weeks after being eliminated by them in the conference finals is not the same thing as accepting a trade because your franchise is looking to rebuild.
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