Found August 28, 2013 on Red's Army:
Via ESPN New York: Paul Pierce‘s comments have the whole city talking. In case you missed it, Pierce, one of the Nets’ newest star imports, recently told ESPN New York 98.7 FM, “I think it’s time for the Nets to start running this city.” On Wednesday, die-hard Knicks fan Spike Lee fired back. “Other teams are making a lot of noise with their big, major announcements with every move, like the Nets,” Lee told during an event honoring Carmelo Anthony for his contributions to the New York City community. “The Knicks have been very quiet assembling their team, which I love. I love the fact that people are picking the Knicks fifth or lower in the East. It’s great; let people think that. Paul Pierce is talking crazy.” I know why Paul Pierce has ramped up the preseason trash talking. He’s trying to psych himself up for a season in Brooklyn. Sure, his team has championship aspirations but his heart is still in Boston. I find it hilarious that league officials had to tell Jim Dol

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