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Marquis Daniels Quiet As Of Late

BOSTON - NOVEMBER 20: Marquis Daniels #7 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket around Rashard Lewis #9 of the Orlando Magic during the game on November 20, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Gino's JungleContributor IDecember 6, 2009

Earlier this season people all around Celtics nation were talking about how much of a steal Marquis Daniels was. We were saying that signing Quis was quietly one of the best off-season moves made this past off-season. We all thought we knew what Quis brought to the team, but really he brought a whole lot more than we expected.

At the beginning of the season Quis was on a roll, he put up 17 points in back to back preseason games and was doing all the little things that we love to see a Celtic do. The regular season started up and Marquis started to settle into his role of around 20-25 minutes a game. Through the first seven games of the regular season Daniels averaged around seven points and 2.5 assists per game.

As of late we have started to see a slight decrease in Marquis’s production. In the past nine games Daniels has averaged 4.4 points and 2.2 assists per game, including a scoreless effort in a blowout win against Oklahoma City. This is not a dramatic decrease but a big enough one to question why his production has gone down.

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