For the last seven years, no Eastern Conference team has managed to defeat a LeBron James-led team in the playoffs.
Ask Paul Pierce, though, and that streak could come to an end soon.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 17, 2017
“I like the whole squad, man. It’s time to dethrone LeBron (James) in the East. We back. We back.” […]
It might not be time to dethrone LeBron James yet, but the Celtics will try.
And they might have a better chance than anybody, largely because of the trade that sent Pierce away.