Iman Shumpert had a nice play there… dunking on KG, but he got the technical foul. That seemed to get the guys going a little bit.
In the Sunday New York Post, Shumpert explained how it made KG feel like a shark… and how it pissed Paul Pierce off a little.
Q: What are some of the things you hear from some of the veterans?
A: “All right, that’s enough rook. … Who is this kid?” I remember Paul Pierce saying, “Why is he talkin’ to me?”
Q: Who did he say that to?
A: He was saying it like out loud, and then he looked at Melo, it was like, “Who is he talkin’ to? He can’t talk to me …” He was like baffled, like, “Is he really talking?” And then I remember KG saying, “I smell blood, I’m feeling like a shark today,” or something like that, whatever.
Q: Did you say something to him?
A: I just dunked it on him and got a tech
I like the little pulling back of the curtain there. Pierce actually seemed indignant that some rookie was yapping.
KG… I'm not sure KG even knows what he says out there sometimes.
(HT to MrTrpleDouble10 for the nice find)