Paul Pierce: Nets 'soft' in Game 2

Updated: April 23, 2014, 3:10 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

TORONTO -- A frustrated Paul Pierce felt the Brooklyn Nets were "a soft team" on defense and in the paint during a 100-95 Game 2 loss Tuesday at Toronto.

But Kevin Garnett believes there will be nothing soft about the Brooklyn crowd when the Nets return to the Barclays Center for Games 3 and 4 of the best-of-seven first-round series.

"We know it's going to be a rowdy environment, like it should be," Garnett said. "I don't know if you can say 'F Brooklyn' and then come into Brooklyn. ...

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