Sep 19, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT
Which seems more staged right now, the Knicks/Nets rivalry or the show “Amish Mafia?”
I can’t tell, but I can turn off the Amish Mafia show (and have). However, as an NBA news blog I have a level of obligation to bring you this.
When Paul Pierce was asked about J.R. Smith calling him "bitter," Pierce said, "who? Who? Who?"—
Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) September 19, 2013
The two teams do not even play until December. I’m really over the silly back-and-forth, maybe it plays better in New York but from a distance it plays out like Amish Mafia. The only way this thing gets real is if they meet in the playoffs. (And i really want them to meet in the first round of the playoffs.)