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May 15, 2014 Updates

James also added that despite the trade that sent both Celtics packing for Brooklyn last summer, he still associates them with the C's franchise that they carried for so long. "As weird as it is seeing them in black and white, you still see green on them," he said. "You still see green on Paul. You still see green on KG. Those guys still just have championship DNA. Being able to compete against those guys in a series is the ultimate for a competitor." Celtics Blog

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So when asked about Williams, Garnett shared just exactly what he told -- and thought -- of his point guard. "He showed a lot of character, a lot of grit," Garnett told reporters Saturday night following Game 3. "i thought he led us and he got guys easy shots. We're going to need that. It's huge. I told him after Game 2, you're not going to play great every night, but you bring so many different dimensions to the game, so lean on that. What about Williams's confidence? "I try to be a confident teammate for him, give him confidence and fuel him, and just let him know that it's not the end of the world, not to be hard on yourself." The Brooklyn Game

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But they also showed the necessary caution. "Over the course of the season, you see us throw so many passes over the top, cross-court passes," Allen said. "Tonight, you see that hesitation. Well, like, no.... (instead), I'll bring it up and I'll swing it this way. There was much more deliberation with what we did on offense. Going with the A-B-C pass as opposed to the A to D pass, and it made our offense so much better and more efficient." It made the Nets crack, time and again. "Mistakes," said Garnett, who was scoreless in 16 minutes. "When we made mistakes, they made us pay for them." Bleacher Report

May 6, 2014 Updates

The Heat guard admitted to thinking he would never have to face Pierce and Garnett again in the postseason yesterday as he held court with reporters in Miami. "No," Wade responded when asked if he thought he would see Pierce and Garnett again. "We thought when we played them in Boston, we buried them." Boston Globe

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