When asked about JR Smith calling him “bitter”, Paul Pierce responded, “who?, who?, who”. Pierce was clearly annoyed after Smith referred to him as “a bitter person just getting out of Boston”, and someone “doesn’t really know what New York is all about. Smith continued pounding Pierce saying, “He just knows, just know that his words have consequences and he’s going to have to pay for them,”.
After a horrible playoff series that resulted in the Knicks demise, it is surprising that Jr. Smith is trash talking. But it is no surprise to see Pierce engage Jr. Smith and the Knicks in a war of words. Without a single game being played the excitement of these two teams fighting for the top spot in New York and The Eastern COnfernence