Paul Pierce also played at Kentucky with solid citizens like Raef LaFrentz, Scot Pollard and Jacque Vaughn. They were like one of America's favorite teams next to Duke. Had Paul played for one of those Fresno State, UNLV or Cincinatti squads, you know, the ones the media didn't like as much (wink wink nudge nudge) his reception would be different. Since when would Sebastian Telfair be considered a "thug". He's as far from a thug as you can get! One.