Pierce faked his injury

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IhatetheCeltics
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You gotta be kidding me. The guy is carried off the floor by four of his teammates, has to be taken to the locker room in a wheelchair, looking like a 90 year old man. What, then he comes bouncing and running out of the locker room 4 minutes later like he's all good? He was fine all along, I think he wanted to be looked at as the hero by the celtics' fans. That was just plain stupid.

remix5x
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I totally agree with u, although it was a knee injury those could hurt real bad but have no real significant damage done.... but I did think he was acting... I didnt buy his "im injured face"

Apogeal1
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I was impressed when he started wincing during the post game interview.

14ALL41
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We'll see . . . sometimes you don't really feel the full effects of some injuries until the next day. I don't know how much effect his theatrics had on the Celtics, but when he left the game the Lakers seemed to relax or lose their focus. Tough to watch this one slip away.

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Please. Ridiculous. He was hurt initially, he walked it off, probably got some painkillers, and went back out. Don't be a conspiracy theorist, it's very unbecoming. Leave that to the Suns fans. We're better than that.

BigD
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I could not agree more. There is no point in him doing that whatsoever. The doctors and players overreacted a bit and that is all there is to it.

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BigD wrote:
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Please. Ridiculous. He was hurt initially, he walked it off, probably got some painkillers, and went back out. Don't be a conspiracy theorist, it's very unbecoming. Leave that to the Suns fans. We're better than that.

I could not agree more. There is no point in him doing that whatsoever. The doctors and players overreacted a bit and that is all there is to it.

That pu$$y Paul pierce almost had a heart attack. Once he felt a little paine he over reacted thinking he had a broken knee .........this guy aint from inglewood more like San francisco. Paul pierce really messed up this game with his BS

Paul pierce needs to come to Watts to man up...Watts up

Apogeal1
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Overreacted? He was on the floor for five minutes. Under the circumstances, I think he had to be carried off.

But, then he comes bouncing out of the locker room like it had never happened. I was hoping the guy wasn't hurt as badly as it seemed. I was feeling for him. It was a little stunning to see that.

Whatever happens, the Lakers can't let it deflate their desire, their focus, and play him like he's 100% from the tip off to the final horn.

LosAngelesLakers
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maybe it was just some quick pain, i mean perkins wieghts like 200 something and he landed on his foot? hell ill be on the floor holding my leg too

Apogeal1
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He might have become emotionally upset and fearing the worst, felt the worst was happening. Or he didn't want to look like a big baby after reacting that way and let them take him into the locker room for a pain killer like jbully mentioned.

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Does anyone in their right mind think that he had a injury? PLEAZE. you don't get carried off the court with total assistance, then come back w/out even a limp. I think instead of Ray,Ray playing Jesus Shuttlesworth, they should've gotten Pierce to play opposite of Denzel. But all that saying, we didn't play a smart game

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I've looked at the replay quite a bit, and I still don't see what he did to his knee... I don't believe he faked it, but maybe a little over reaction on everyones part.

However his other acting the game was top notch. Like when he went around a screen on the 3 point line and VladRad followed him and hit him a bit and Pierce flies all the way past the halfcourt line. That was kind of pathetic.

BaadMaster
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Guys, this crap is for losers. If he out-gamed us, then so be it. Fact is we played like sh*t the whole second half. We coulda easily won this game. Kobe was rimming out shots all night, we didn;t hustlke after loose balls and we just stunk.

The good news is that although we stunbk, we still coulda won this game.

Let's win game two.

And, BTW, why not put Ariza on Pierce? That Phil decision is starting to get on my nerves.

SPQR
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Pierce faked his injury about as much as Ted Kennedy is faking his brain cancer.

trublulaker
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Here's one full article for this one.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/basketbal ... full.story

4lakers
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I don't think he faked anything - there was a stretch that the Lakers could of really done some damage with a deflated Boston team and we went dry.

I prayed for the guy because I want to beat Boston at their best - not down their best player. As much as I want the Lakers to win - it would just be terrible if the opponents best player went out like that.

We will go in and have more energy in game two and win. And it will be with a healthy Pierce on the floor - take heart everybody.

Apogeal1
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I'm not going to dwell on it, but we'll probably hear that he had a MRI on the knee, at least. Enough said from me on this.

MrMojo112
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even if pierce didnt fake his injury, he was just being a big sissy who doesn't have a high pain tolerance. this really has to be put up there with that one time that dwayne wade dislocated his shoulder and was carted off covered in towels. roll

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Theatrics or not, bottom line is they won. I don't wanna think about it.

MrMojo112
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yeah i know, it just really s me. o well, we'll take game 2 unless he fakes another injury lol

limpy
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loool what a *****! I tore the meniscus in my left knee midway through a track and field tournament, carried on and came in second without rolling around on the floor and crying like a little girl!

SPQR
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LIMPY, lol:

Is that how you got your screen name??

jmiron
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you guys really should stop jumping to conclusions. in the finals, every minute of the game is important. In such a close game like that, the game could slip away when your star player goes out. I dont think he faked it.

THECURE420
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PAUL PIERCE IS NOT FROM L.A. He SHOULD OF WON AN OSCAR AND A GRAMMY FOR ALL THE DRAMA HE STARTED .IT WAS GAY JUST LIKE HIS GAY FACE

BaadMaster
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Reps. That says it all. We just have to win Game 2. It is in Kobe's hands. Had he made those chippies, we might have stolen game one. Many just went in and out.

But, rattling rims and all, we did put Kobe in a position to win -- which is all he wants.

So let's keep it close and let the MVP win game two!

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I found this in the OC register freedeomblogging:

Q. In the third quarter when you were up by five and Pierce goes out and 36 seconds later Perkins goes out, did you think that that might be a tipping point for the team in terms of ''

COACH PHIL JACKSON: You know, you don’t know what happens. Guys can break a shoelace and go out, the pants break down, drawstring falls apart. You don’t know what happens to guys. Pierce was back on the floor in three minutes, so he wasn’t that long out of the game. He came back and hit two threes. I think that was a big momentum change in the game.

I just thought it was interesting for this thread

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clouducla
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i dont kno what happened...like TNT...i know drama.

This crap is gonna make ratings for all the games go up bigtime...classic lakers-celts final...gotta love it

OC_Showtime
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I don't know how much was real and how much was being dramatic but it certainly was the turning point of the game. We were right there with them until the "injury" and after that we just faded away the rest of the game. Pierce is from LA so he grew up around Hollywood scripts. All I know is the Celtics are a very frustrating team to play. I see them constantly doing little things to try to take the Lakers off their game. Distract them any way they can seems to be their plan.

MrMojo112
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bottom line is that paul pierce is a diva. the dude was carried out crying like a big overpaid 2 year old in a wheel chair. but we can't dwell on it. we should be thinking about taking game 2 now!

lakerbloke
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diva or no diva, fake or real, what should have happened during the time he was off the floor was we should have capitalized on his absence instead of letting them back in the game.

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What a dork! The whole incident appeared quite contrived.

MrMojo112
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true. i think that everyone on the lakers just kinda breathed a sigh of relief when they saw him leave and started playing too comfortable and started making dumb mistakes.

Axle
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Paul Pierce is always over exagerating everything. Just watch when a Laker player barely pushes him, He will flop or make a big thing out of nothing. He was smart enough to fake an injured knee, then come back to motivate his team. They were getting beat at the time. It worked, they won. So now he is on all the newspapers as being the hero. If it was really a knee injury, you just don't walk it off. If he was really injured, he will miss the next two games. But then Doc Rivers will push them to play whether they are injured or not. He does not give a hoot about your future. If you limp for the rest of your life, so be it. But he will tell them that they have to step forward even if they are injured.

LakersFranchise
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how long before someone makes a spoof video of the Lebron Vitamin Water Court Case commercial where the guy on the wheel chair is Paul Pierce??

Voulnet
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Paul Prince can bath in the elixir of youth for all I care! I want to beat a healthy Boston team to further prove our excellence and the unclutchness of those overrated Celtics.

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As I stated in another topic, if I were a Laker seeing Pierce being taken out in a wheel chair, common sense would tell me, " there is a a very good chance that guy will not come back." Then he returns in what seemed like a minute. Too funny for me. James Worthy was talking about the situation on 570 AM and stated that if that were Magic or Bird or any other old school player, there is no way they would allow themselves to be taken out of a game in a wheel chair. But the situation actually fits Pierce for some reason.

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It's probably just made-up rumors, but I did hear that Pierce refused to get an MRI on it. Pierce says that he heard it pop, but then refuses to get a MRI?

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I just hate pierce so much..lol

lakersrule71
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The Truth = Drama Queen. We should all chant Drama Queen in Game 3 when he plays at Staples.

kobewanabe24
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Yeah! I also agree to that, I think "The Truth" was just acting and he just wants the momentum of the game goes to there side because he has already 3 personal fouls and he could not do anything sitting on the bench so he act like he had a VERY SERIOUS BYNUM KIND OF INJURY and return to the court like the old days of Willis Reed when he was still in New York knicks...

Nice Acting! Best Actor for Grammy Award.

Apogeal1
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What you said! The Lakers weren't very mentally tough in the third and fourth quarters and let it rattle their cages. I don't see if happening again, so lets get over it and wait for the next game.

Go Lakers! Bring home a split! Yeah!

Omarkb24
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man....ahh...this whole thing was weird!!!!!!!!!!

I thought he was really hurt? But he came back and didnt even limp....plus people have been saying that he didnt need an MRI...that is so stupid......if ur hurt like he was in last game and people needed to give u a wheelchair....u sure want them to give u an MRI.......

THis is wat i think........................

Either that he was not hurt and as soon as he felt pain, he just wanted to be out of the game to get the momentum going back to the lakers because kobe scored on his face and we were up by more than 4 and we were in a groof.......

my second thought is that he might have felt so so so much pain in the beginning that he was really scare to even put pressuere on the knee, but later realize that he was just a wimp and it wasnt aht bad....then after the game the pain got back to the situation and now the celtics are worry that he might get worse when they play the lakers again

cuckooroller
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I think that Pierce and the Celtics missed out on an opportunity for increased pathos. What they should have done is wheel Pierce back out on a wheelchair accompanied by a registered nurse wheeling out the IV stand. His coach could have then blocked the wheels of the wheelchair, helped him raise up on his feet, looked him in the eyes, and then turn around to the crowd while shouting out "We need him folks, and he will play through broken bones and agony. He will not disappoint us!" What a man! This initiative was blocked however by the security staff. It was determined that there would have been a clear and present danger of the whole arena being inundated by the entire fanbase present peeing on themselves in incontinent rapture while beholding awestruck their god...

Thus is born another Celtic myth... We are truly in the realm of the Fairies, the Pooka, and the Leprechauns (from the Cluricaun side of the family however)! roll

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I'm beginning to start to believe that myself. The initial pain scared him, and he feared the worst and then over exaggerated it with the carrying off and wheelchair. By the time he got to the locker room the pain was mostly gone and he refused the MRI since he realized it wasn't as bad as he thought. He got injected with some major pain-killers, put on the sleeve and ran back out there thinking to himself, "God damn Paul, this entrance is going to be epic, right along with LeBron and I's battle in Game 7. You making history man! Thank God for Garnett getting me here."

That sounds the most plausible (maybe without the last little thinking bubble haha). I'd believe that over the whole, 'he was in so much pain and "god sent an angel" ********' or that the entire thing was planned.

BaadMaster
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Injury or no injury, Phil should put Ariza on him and shut him down.

HyphyRonny
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yeah guys, lets not be poor losers and start making excuses: boston beat us becasue they were the better team that night. You guys understand that we are just getting a poor rep by making such poor excuses? There is no way that Pierce faked his injury, he might have exaggerated a bit, but a lot of injuries hurt like hell at the moment and get a little better minutes later.

In-A-Zone
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i once suffered a similar injury on both knees. at first you are in shock and hear the pop. then you start to move around and once you feel that its not that bad, you want to move and test it. trust me, rest is the best cure and since Pierce has only one to two days of rest in between games, he's gonna be feeling it in game 2.

I predict that pierce will have to sit out at least one game, maybe game 4, just to be ready for the next. that knee will wear down in a long series.

IhatetheCeltics
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Lol, who said that that was the reason why we lost? I didn't say that Pierce's fake injury was why we lost. I just felt that was stupid on his part. Maybe he was hurting, but I have a hard time believing it was as bad as they made it seem. And then all of a sudden, he miraculously starts running again.

Axle
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All I say is I hope the Lakers shut him up completely in game two. Stop Pierce and Allen and you win the game.

Pierce will exaggerate on everything. I hope when he comes to Staple Center the fans will really cap on him. Isn't he the one that gave a gang sign and got fined something like 25K for doing that?

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