Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 5/4/12
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Brandon Bass should be sending thank you cards to Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce for stealing the spotlight after the first two games of their playoff series, and in turn taking the heat off of himself. The reality is that since the playoffs began (and even late in the regular season) Bass has seemed like....well a fish out of water.  Should this be much of a surprise? History would say no. Bass has historically seen a recognizable dip in production once the postseason hit in each of his five seasons, so it should come as no surprise that Bass has looked a bit out of place at times on the floor in the first two games. Entering Game 3, Bass is shooting 42% for 8 PPG and 5.5 RPG after averaging 12.5 PPG, and 6.2 RPG on 48% from the field during the regular season. Bass' minutes have increased in the playoffs, averaging two more minutes than he did in the regular season, so minutes aren't the problem...so what is? Bass is still just 26 years old, he is still a puppy in NBA years an...
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