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Signs of the times

What Paul Pierce's hand gesture - and his $25,000 fine - say about the fast-evolving world of gang signs

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By Drake Bennett
May 4, 2008

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THE SEQUENCE, NEAR the end of the Boston Celtics' Game 3 playoff loss last Saturday, has been endlessly replayed over the past week: Celtics captain Paul Pierce, after being taunted by Atlanta Hawks rookie Al Horford, walks grimly toward the Hawks' bench during a timeout. As he does so, he raises his right hand and makes what looks like a ... (Full article: 1757 words)

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