Pierce claimed that James’ legacy was in danger after losing Game 1 to the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.
Perkins fired on back at his former Boston Celtics teammate on Twitter.
— Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) August 19, 2020
Pierce has been known to take shots at James and his legacy. However, for him to question James’ status after just one game is a little over the top.
In addition, James scored 23 points and added 17 rebounds and 16 assists in the Lakers’ 100-93 loss.
After everything that James has done in his career, it’s silly to judge him on one game in one playoff series.
The city of Cleveland will forever be indebted to James for ending its championship drought. James and the Cavs won the 2016 NBA Finals after being down 3-1 against the Golden State Warriors.
If anything should define James’ legacy, it’s that series.