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Offline lightspeed5

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Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« on: December 01, 2012, 05:41:12 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPpOxPlCTEs

2nd time in a week

Whats the deal?




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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2012, 06:48:41 AM »
Not athletic enough to adapt to the change in direction.

Or he needs new shoes with better traction.
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2012, 07:04:51 AM »
I think he is injured,  not showing a lot of lateral quickness.

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 09:03:23 AM »
I think he is older,  not showing a lot of lateral quickness.

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 09:17:14 AM »
There isn't even a change in direction. Nelson just takes a side step and shoots the ball.
This isn't a cross-over or anything resembling that.
He just slips here.

The position against JJ was a cross-over. And in that one, he took a risk to steal the ball and ended up getting beaten.

In my opinion, both positions have got nothing to do with age.

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 09:28:28 AM »
injured really? when isnt PP injured? he plays through it but god he always has that excuse.
hes old and looks like a drunk. haha

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 09:33:21 AM »



LOL, made my day eventhough Paul is  my fav player. He should've faked an injury at that moment... :-[
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 09:37:40 AM »
Joe Johnson didnt cross Pierce up, he mishandled the ball.  If you watch, the only way Johnson does that intentionally is if he is a wizard.
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2012, 09:47:20 AM »
Joe Johnson didnt cross Pierce up, he mishandled the ball.  If you watch, the only way Johnson does that intentionally is if he is a wizard.

Yeah he was looking up and almost lost his dribble. Didn't Pierce just get on his knee to grab it? Its not like he fell over

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2012, 10:49:50 AM »
Joe Johnson didnt cross Pierce up, he mishandled the ball.  If you watch, the only way Johnson does that intentionally is if he is a wizard.

Yeah he was looking up and almost lost his dribble. Didn't Pierce just get on his knee to grab it? Its not like he fell over

Yeah I saw espn call him out for an ankle break but I thought he just dove to the floor or the loose ball.
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2012, 10:51:03 AM »
He's 35 playing the perimeter position

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2012, 12:01:04 PM »
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2012, 05:43:49 PM »
He's 35 playing the perimeter position

bingo.  its not a bad thing, its a real thing. he is still playing good D.  but he will have his "senior moments". do people still expect him to move the way he did when he was 25 or something?

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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2012, 07:17:27 PM »
He's 35 playing the perimeter position

bingo.  its not a bad thing, its a real thing. he is still playing good D.  but he will have his "senior moments". do people still expect him to move the way he did when he was 25 or something?
Well it's not like people are unjustified in thinking that.  He's looked old for 4 seasons now, but never on that end of the court.  He was not nearly as good of a defender at 25 than at 34.
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Re: Why is Pierce getting crossed out so often?
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2012, 07:56:06 PM »
He's 35 playing the perimeter position

bingo.  its not a bad thing, its a real thing. he is still playing good D.  but he will have his "senior moments". do people still expect him to move the way he did when he was 25 or something?
Well it's not like people are unjustified in thinking that.  He's looked old for 4 seasons now, but never on that end of the court.  He was not nearly as good of a defender at 25 than at 34.

what are u saying? i am agreeing he is older and that is likely the reason.  i also said he is still playing good D.

 

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