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Pierce is going to the playoffs, Shumpert is going home. Iman got in one last highlight when he dropped the Nets Paul Pierce with a filthy step back crossover.
New York Knicks guard/forward Iman Shumpert had himself quite a night against the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday.
Shumpert took advantage of a resting playoff-bound Nets team on a couple of highlight-worthy plays. First, Shumpert got ol’ man Paul Pierce to bite and drop on a nifty crossover:
Next, Shumpert finished high above the rim on an alley-oop from Toure’ Murry...
Though the Knicks have officially been eliminated from the playoffs, Iman Shumpert is still playing hard. On Tuesday night, the former Georgia Tech point guard absolutely destroyed Paul Pierce’s ankles on this beautiful stepback crossover, thankfully hitting the jumper afterward.
Shumpert also threw down a beautiful off-the-backboard alley-oop dunk in the game.
The post Iman...
Thought we witnessed another killer crossover tonight, but I’m on the fence on this one. It looks like Iman Shumpert crosses up Paul Pierce so badly that he drops him to the floor, but upon further review it seems as if Truth trips over Shumps foot. Hard to tell conclusively, so I’ll let you decide.
Knicks took the game 109-98.
Paul Pierce’s ankles leave behind two creaky knees.
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With the nothing to play for after being eliminated from the playoff race, The New York Knicks are finally playing loose and producing highlight-reel moments.
During the third quarter of Tuesday Knicks-Nets game, Iman Shumpert got Paul Pierce to fall with a quick dribble to his right before bringing it back through-his-legs and sinking the jumper.
Later in the game Shumpert caught...
As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are pretty big fans of nasty crossovers and during tonight’s Nets-Knicks game, Iman Shumpert showed off his ankle-breaking capabilities. The moment happened in the third quarter of play as Iman was being guarded by Paul Pierce. Watch as Shumpert executes the perfect killer crossover and sends Pierce flying to the ground: *...
Paul Pierce was heard clowning siblings Jeff and Marquis Teague during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets game. Pierce called the pair the “ugliest brothers in the league, by far.” So ugly in fact, that he repeated by far two more times with added emphasis. photo by: Keith Allison The post Paul Pierce Calls Jeff, Marquis...
The Brooklyn Nets‘ Paul Pierce is now the fourth active player in the NBA to reach the 25,000-point career milestone. He joins Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant. Friday night at home at the Barclays Center against the Atlanta Hawks, Pierce elongated his illustrious legacy by chiseling his name in the history books once more as he became the 18th player in NBA history...
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The NBA game has become a family affair over recent years with many brothers and fathers and sons having been apart of the league at one time or playing currently.
Tonight, the Atlanta Hawks/Brooklyn Nets game featured the Teague brothers, Marquis and Jeff, facing off against one another. Nets veteran Paul Pierce shared his thoughts about the two brothers during the game: