How bad is the Nets' bench? Bad enough to be getting national attention. ESPN's John Hollinger says that unless the Nets fix their bench with or without Tim Thomas, it will "leave the Nets' holster a few bullets short in the stretch run." Adding to the misery, 82games.com says the Nets bench is the second worst in the league in terms of player efficiency and fourth worst in terms of trust--the number of minutes the coach keeps them on the floor.
Bench is a Net Loss for New Jersey