Wizards veteran Paul Pierce is 37 years old. To put that in perspective, when he was drafted back in 1998, current Washington teammate Bradley Beal hadn’t even turned 5 years old yet. So when he was asked why, in his opinion, the younger generation isn’t as competitive—and doesn’t talk as much trash—as the old heads these days, Pierce replied: “Computers. They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.” Word?
From multiple sources, via Twitter:
Paul Pierce says new NBA players not as competitive as their predecessors.
“Computers. They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.”
— Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) January 27, 2015
Pierce on why trash talk is dying: “Computers…They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.”
— Jorge Castillo (@jorgecastillo) January 27, 2015