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Paul Pierce bounces first pitch at Dodgers game, gets booed mercilessly

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Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Sure, he spent much of his career battling Los Angeles, but Paul Pierce is a Clipper now! Surely he'll now find L.A. to be a warm, forgiving pla—

NOPE. Even at "Clippers Night," L.A. fans were more than ready to boo, heckle and hiss when Pierce dribbled his ceremonial first pitch.

I'm curious about what went into this reaction, though. Is it just because most L.A. people are Lakers fans and still hate Pierce, or is it because folks want to boo bad first pitches regardless of affiliation? Input welcome, L.A. people.

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