3:06 AM EDT, Mon April 21, 2014
Mike Vaccaro / New York Post 8 hours ago

Raptors GM’s vulgarity was a much-needed outburst of honesty

TORONTO — Everything about this was…come on, let’s be honest with each other. There’s no other word that applies. It was awesome. No. It was AWESOME. There was the act...

KG, Pierce know success is tied to D-Will

TORONTO -- When Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were brought to Brooklyn to lead the Nets to the Finals, the two veterans knew a key component to accomplishing their mission would be their ability to unlock the best out of Deron Williams. The same can be said for Jason Kidd when he was hired to coach the Nets. Much of their success is tied to Williams. So throughout the season, Pierce, Garnett and Kidd chose certain moments -- and sometimes measured words -- to motivate, build and prod the point guard.
New York Daily News 11 hours ago
Nets Insider: D-Will finds support system in KG, Pierce

Nets Insider: D-Will finds support system in KG, Pierce

The key with Deron Williams is what's going on upstairs, whether it's defeatist thoughts or confidence, whether it's distrust in his game or assurance in a shot that once helped him score 57 points in a game.
New York Daily News 12 hours ago
Pierce, D-Will dismiss Raptors & foul-mouth GM

Pierce, D-Will dismiss Raptors & foul-mouth GM

If Raptors GM Masai Ujiri tried to stir the pot and ignite a war of words, he instead elicited a different type of insult from the Nets: indifference and rejection.
New York Post 12 hours ago

Pierce pleads ignorance of Raptors GM’s ‘F— Brooklyn’ rant

If Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri was hoping to stoke the flames of a rivalry between the Nets and Raptors with his “F— Brooklyn” ending to his pregame speech to...