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Nets' Paul Pierce joins 25K club

Updated: April 11, 2014, 11:16 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The 25,000-point club has its newest member: Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce.

Pierce became the 18th player in NBA history to score at least 25,000 career points in Friday night's 93-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center.

"I told him, 'Welcome to the neighborhood,' " said teammate Kevin Garnett, who is also a member of the exclusive club.

" 'Truth' has been a big part of this league. He's one of my great friends, best friends. We've had some accomplishments ...

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