Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 2/8/12
After every game, we'll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player's overall value. Starters Rajon Rondo: A 14-to-1 assist to turnover ratio is pretty damn good. Most of his passes were crisp and he played under control the entire night. No signs of rust from the wrist injury.  Paul Pierce: I generally don't hand out praise to a player who misses 12 of 18 shots, but Pierce nearly recorded a triple double (8 rebounds, 9 assists). I'll also cut him slack for playing under tremendous, Larry Bird-induced pressure. Ray Allen: While he made just 1 of 5 from beyond the arc, Ray did nail 7 of 9 from inside the arc.  Kevin Garnett:  Another great offensive game. 22 points in 27 minutes is a ratio I'll take every game. Missed a couple of bunnies. Seems like he's overly concerned of having his shot blocked around the hoop. Jermaine O'Neal:  8 rebounds and 1 block in 19 minutes. He also played flexed his tough guy muscles on a coupl...
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