In his first day with a Nets uniform, Paul Pierce took an intra-city swipe at the Knicks, conspicuously leaving them off of a list of contenders to challenge the defending champion Heat in the Eastern Conference.
“I think we’re going to be right up there with the best of them,” Pierce said at yesterday’s introductory press conference when asked where his new team stacks up in the East. “Right now, you have to talk about Miami, obviously. They’re the champs. And you look at Chicago and Indiana, and then I think you really have to take a close look at what we’ve been able to put together.
Tommy DeeOur own Moke Hamilton has this note about the Nets owner taking a direct shot at James Dolan. My only thought it is this. Ignore the Knicks or don’t… make up your minds already.