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Learning the Motion Offense Taking Time, Costing Defense

Richard Jefferson thinks he knows the reason why the Nets' defense has been so inconsistent in preseason. He blames the motion offense, or more specifically, the time it is taking to learn its intricacies. Bad floor positions on offense, he says, is going to lead to bad transition defense. So he has made a special pleading to Coach Lawrence Frank for a few easy offensive plays even the new Nets can figure out.