Since the NBA introduced sleeved jerseys last season, reaction from players has been decidedly negative — so much so that commissioner Adam Silver is considering eliminating them due to the backlash. But there’s one dissenting voice that’s a fan of the jerseys, and he’s a 10-time All-Star. Pierce’s fondness for the sleeves isn’t surprising, especially given how he’s playing on Friday night with them. He had 17 points in the first quarter alone in the Brooklyn Nets’ matchup against against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Paul Pierce is the only player that actually likes the sleeved jerseys
USA Today | Mar 29