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Pierce: LeBron dislike not personal

Updated: May 6, 2014, 2:08 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

MIAMI -- For the 26th time, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will square off with LeBron James in a playoff game when the Brooklyn Nets open their second-round series against the Heat on Tuesday night.

Pierce says it's only natural that there's some dislike between the two former Celtics and James. The Nets swingman, though, says it's not anything personal.

"I think it is more of a basketball thing," Pierce said before the Nets' shootaround prior to Game 1, when asked if there is any ...

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