After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Rajon Rondo: Better effort in this one, which shows the Milwaukee was a cruise-control, front-end of a back-to-back game. I’m still not a big fan of Rondo’s half court defense, which I feel could be better if he just took better angles when he comes off picks. But he’s a master of playing passing lanes, and that paid off. Plus, he was 2-2 from 3.
Paul Pierce: Pierce carried the offense again, and hit a deep 3 that he never really should have launched. But that’s what makes guys like Pierce great… the willingness and confidence to know you can make whatever shot you need to make. Also tied with KG and Sullinger for a team-high 7 rebounds.
Kevin Garnett: Another solid night for Ticket. 15 point and 7 rebounds is about what we should expect out of him for the season. He doesn’t look entirely comfortable out there just yet, which is probably a by-product of trying