"Paul is a very deliberate player and when he is comfortable out there, he can be very difficult to guard," said
Of course, Pierce didn't act alone. Boston took a blowtorch to the Lakers D, knocking down 56.3 percent of their shots in the game. Each starter shot at least 50 percent with only
"He's the best shot maker in the game," said
"I think he'll feel much more comfortable getting back [to L.A.] and playing," said Jackson. "He has really only played limited minutes since Tuesday. We anticipate that he will have some opportunity to get himself out there, shoot the ball a little bit and give us more than a big body in the sixth game."