For some strange reason, there has been more attention paid to Kevin Garnett leaving the Celtics than Paul Pierce. KG was only a Celtic for rouhgly a third of the time Pierce was. Pierce spent 15 years donning the green and white and is now a part of another organization for the first time in his career. Needless to say, it’s probably a tough transition.
The new Nets were officially introduced a few days ago and Pierce spoke for the first time about being traded: