The Celtics may be down for the count as the NBA playoffs roll on, but Paul Pierce is still in it, doing things that Paul Pierce typically does during the playoffs.

Pierce’s Brooklyn Nets took a dramatic Game 1 win on Saturday over the Toronto Raptors, and Pierce nailed a dagger with under a minute left to extend his team’s lead and quiet booing Raptors fans. Pierce drained the jumper, and turned to the home crowd, declaring “That’s why I’m in here! That’s what I do!”

The Truth speaks the truth.

Check it out in the video below.