3 Boston Celtics who are trending in the wrong direction against the Cavs

Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics - Game One
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Derrick White

If you have been living in a box over the last week, then you would probably feel his presence on this list is like a polar bear in Texas. I assure you, this is not the same superstar performance we saw in the first round. Outside of game one of the semifinals, the combo guard has been a shell of himself.

To put in a different perspective, White went from being the consensus best player on the Cs in round one with averages of 22.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and a block per game on an absurd shooting display of 58% from the field, 48% from three, and 90% from the line versus the Heat to something completely unrecognizable. In four games vs the Cavs, the 29-year-old is averaging 13 points, four assists, and 3.8 rebounds on a cold 37% shooting from the field. His three-ball is still reliable at 38% but other than that his confidence is out the window.

Where are the aggressive cuts to the basket, the tendency to drive, get it to the mid-range, or even to the foul line? The man was putting peeps on posters and taking names. Is it possible for him and Jrue Holiday to each be effective offensively in the same game?