I think that it's time you revise the starting line up. Starting Pierce and Allen together costs us in terms of size, speed and athleticism. You need to accept that skill-wise, the Big 3 are a shadow of what they were during the championship year.  Why not start Green at the 3 and move Pierce to the 2 position? Green has athleticism, decent offense and gives us more length inside. Ray Allen may even play better coming off the bench just as Lamar Odom has elevated his game with Lakers.