Paul Pierce, Celtics wanted to teach LeBron a lesson in 2010-2011

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Paul Pierce, Celtics wanted to teach LeBron a lesson in 2010-2011
Paul Pierce, Celtics wanted to teach LeBron a lesson in 2010-2011

During Ian Thomsen's recent conversation about his new book, “The Soul of Basketball,” on Zach Lowe's The Lowe Post podcast, the topic of Boston versus Miami in the 2011 playoffs popped up. Among others, Thomsen spoke with Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers who, along with the rest of the Celtics, didn't necessarily appreciate what LeBron James and the Miami Heat were doing. “Archenemies. And the Celtics hated Miami,” Thomsen said on the podcast. “And we're talking about hatred like they had in the 1950s and 1960s. And Paul Pierce watched the decision, he watched the pep rally in Miami. 'Not five, not six, not seven.' “(Pierce is) really getting angry about it, they're all getting angry about it. They're

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