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LeBron James calls Paul Pierce his biggest rival

As well he should.

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I was at that playoff game in 2008. Probably the best sports experience of my life. LeBron seems to remember it (and several other bouts) as well.

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"I would say that I don’t really have an individual rivalry. I think the closest would be Paul Pierce," said the four-time NBA MVP. "I would say Boston is a rival of mine, because I’ve met them so many times in the postseason. I’ve been able to advance against them, they’ve sent me home fishing a few times, so I would say Boston and Paul Pierce would kind of be that guy if I had to name just one guy."