Ben Couch tweets that Troy Murphy is "going full-on in scrimmage", having recovered sufficiently from his sore foot, but Terrence Williams is "on the sidelines again" at Friday's practice. TWill has missed two games since straining an abdominal muscle in practice.
The Nets play the Magic Saturday night in Newark. Al Iannazzone adds Avery Johnson doesn't expect Williams to play until next week's West Coast road trip...it's "highly unlikely." Murphy is likely to play, but Johnson hasn't decided if he'll start. That means Kris Humphries, who put up big numbers vs. Cleveland, is the likely starter. That would be the Kris Humphries who's shooting 72% overall this season, 100 percent on shots less than 10 feet from the rim, and declining comment on his relationship with Kim Kardashian.
- Toughness, Lopez vs. Howard and Injury Updates - Al Iannazzone - In the 'Zzone
- Troy Murphy practices for Nets, Terrence Williams doesn't - Colin Stephenson - Nets Blast
Murphy practices today, should play tomorrow; Williams doubtful - Tim Bontemps - New York Post Nets Blog
Here Comes the Hump - Mark Ginocchio - Nets Are Scorching