Williams' speed a challenge for Artest

Updated: May 4, 2010, 4:23 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Before Game 1, the Los Angeles Lakers and Ron Artest held on to the element of surprise as long as possible.

"I'm a little concerned that he doesn't have a 'scorer' to go out and defend, like a Carmelo Anthony, a qualified, big scorer," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said about Artest before Game 1 on Sunday.

The day before that, Artest said he and Jackson hadn't talked about the possibility of him guarding Utah's best scorer, Deron Williams, who averaged 25.8 points on 49.4 percent ...

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