A happy Pierce, even without trophy

All-Star 3-point contest all fun and games for Celtics forward despite losing the crown

Updated: February 21, 2011, 1:35 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- After a week of woofing at teammate Ray Allen, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce held true to his promise and bested his Big 3 brother in Saturday's 3-point competition at the Staples Center.

Unfortunately for Pierce, Miami's James Jones crashed the party and gave the rival South Beach contingent their first bit of bragging rights this season.

The "other guy" in a final round that featured the much-ballyhooed Boston duo, Jones quietly tallied 20 points to outgun ...

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