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Paul Pierce gave his first interview of the offseason to Molly McGrath over at Celtics.com where he offered his thoughts on a multitude of topics, including the departure of former Celtic Ray Allen:“It’s going to be a little weird. Ray made the best decision for him. That’s what it is all about. When you are a free agent you make the best decision for you. He’ll always be a brother for me. If it wasn’t for him, I probably wouldn’t be wearing a championship ring. I’m a little bitter he went to Miami, but he’s still a brother of mine.”Pierce appeared really sincere as he said this and bitter seems like the right word to describe the sentiment surrounding Ray Allen. I know we’ve beaten this topic to death, but the NBA is a business and as Pierce said Ray had to make the best decision for him. That doesn’t mean you can’t be bitter about how it all went down, but at the same time Ray’s decision doesn’t erase all the good he did for this team either. When asked about the Celtics future
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