Originally written on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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Paul Pierce is one of the greatest players to ever put on a Boston Celtics uniform. He may not be as legendary as greats like Larry Bird or Bill Russell, but he did win an NBA championship and has been with the team since he got into the league in 98′. Despite his success, Pierce has had some  low moments as well ,and by low I meaning falling on the ground cause you just got crossed over. Yesterday when guarding Joe Johnson, Pierce took a gamble by reaching for the ball, and his ankles paid for it in tenfold. Those poor ankles, this was the second time they have been put on ankle-support from a opposing player. Last year, Jameer Nelson hit Pierce with an ankle detonating step-back move that would become a YouTube classic. Peep the evidence below and let us know on a scale of 1-10 how bad this crossover was.  
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