The Los Angeles Times and ESPN are reporting that the Clippers think they can get free agent Paul Pierce from the Brooklyn Nets seeing all the chaos that has gone down the last few days in regards to Jason Kidd.
Clippers think making move on Paul Pierce is strong possibility with Jason Kidd out of Brooklyn. Pierce played for Doc in Boston, sources
— Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) July 1, 2014
Clippers, I'm told, believe they have real chance of stealing Paul Pierce away from Nets now that Jason Kidd no longer coaching in Brooklyn
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2014
The Clippers reached out to Pierce after the start of the free agency period Tuesday morning. The Nets still hold his rights so they can re-sign him even though they’re over salary cap.