Always thought the offense wasn't a problem, the D was. Its easy to see nash avg 4 assts and say that something is wrong with the offense, not the case though. And yes, pau is the main reason why so many wide open baskets are given up. Just watch pau in pnr situations next game. He almost always just gives up on trying to get to his man. And if he does, he does so lazily. Forcing howard, and others to rotate. Kobe has also been a problem defensively to a lesser degree. loses his man to much when they're coming off screens. Doing fine when its man to man.