With round one of the NBA playoffs nearing it's conclusion it is fair to say most players have had enough time on court for us to start scrutinizing their performances in the postseason so far.

Something the Oklahoma newspaper have already gone ahead and done already where Kevin Durant is concerned.

But sometimes it is important to look past the hyperbole and hearsay and look directly at the stats to figure out just how today's NBA stars are doing at the crunch time of the season.

Player Efficiency Ratings is perhaps the most well-rounded way of doing this and, unfortunately for two former All-Stars at least, it doesn't make pretty reading.

Here is a run down of the five worst performing players in the NBA playoffs so far, according to their individual PER ratings.

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