Paul Pierce does not like his teammates wearing LeBron’s shoes
NBA Media Day is generally filled with wonderful little nuggets, like Kevin Garnett joking that he was drugged before he signed his Timberwolves contract, or Dwyane Wade singing Montell Jordan, and one of the best came out of Wizards center Marcin Gortat.
Gortat was asked what he learned from playing with Paul Pierce, who has since left for the Clippers, last season, and the big man revealed that the longtime Celtics star takes his rivalry with LeBron James very seriously.
Gortat on what he learned from Paul Pierce: “Not to wear LeBron James’s shoes to practice.” He mentioned some other things, too.— Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) September 28, 2015
James and Pierce have had some epic playoff battles, and the Cavaliers star conceded over the summer that Pierce has been a noteworthy adversary throughout his career