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Nets' Paul Pierce Yells 'That's Why They Got Me Here' After Clutch Jumper

Apr 19, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) makes a move to the basket as Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (54) defends in game one during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. The Nets beat the Raptors 94-87. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
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Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIApril 19, 2014

Brooklyn Nets veteran Paul Pierce was fired up at the end of the team's first playoff game against the Toronto Raptors, helping them put the game away with some late scoring.

Pierce was mic'd up during the game, and after hitting a crucial dagger near the end of the game to put things away, he was heard yelling, "That's why they got me here!"

The Nets won 94-87, thanks to 15 points from Pierce.

[Youtube, h/t SI.com]

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