“Remember when I used to take 25 shots?” he said with a hearty laugh.
That is no longer his role. Pierce is 37 years old, averages a career-low 26.4 minutes a night for the Washington Wizards and provides seasoned wisdom to the electric backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal.
As a Cavs fan I remember the many battles Lebron and him had throughout the years. Lebron won most of them but I think all the Cleveland fans respected the heck out of Pierce.
“I always say I wish I was in my prime matching up against LeBron,” said Pierce, grinning. “Let’s see how many championships he would have won then.”
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN also writes about Pierce’s time and unhappiness in Brooklyn, how he keeps in touch with the Big Three, and how he thinks the Wizards can make it to the Eastern Conference finals.
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