Apr 20, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Pierce scored nine straight Nets points with under three minutes to play to carry his team to victory, and he wanted to make sure that everyone knew that those moments were the reason why Brooklyn traded for him last summer.
“That’s why they got me here,” Pierce exclaimed. And then, in the huddle: “That’s what I do!” — three times.
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