the teams," said captain Paul
Pierce. "You guys want to make them similar, make them different,
make them better. That's a completely different year. New players are
trying to develop our own identity. Whatever happened then, it's not the
same, man. We're trying to develop our own identity by winning a
"There's definitely similarities in some of the players, but we
added new players, and the road is a lot different. You talk about
comparisons, it's different. The only way to talk about this is if we
win a championship, then you can ask me. Then I'll be able to tell you
Ditto from me.
Meanwhile, Tom Thibodeau has scored a second interview with the Hornets. Thibs and Blazers assistant Monty Williams are considered the front runners.