Andrei Kirilenko looked good in practice, Deron Williams said he hoped to play more minutes and Shaun Livingston seems fine as does Paul Pierce. AK-47 in fact says he has the "green light" to play at least some minutes.
Kirilenko says he got the "green light" for tomorrow. Isn't sure about how many minutes, but unless something happens he'll be out there.— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) October 31, 2013
And Joe Prunty will once again fill in for Jason Kidd.
Joe Prunty will serve as the acting head coach again tomorrow night.— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) October 31, 2013
The Nets were back at the PNY Center Thursday after losing a close one in Cleveland, a game they hoped would serve as a stepping stone to the big nationally televised Heat game at Barclays Friday night. Instead of stepping, they tripped. Of course, the Heat lost to the 76ers with Michael Carter-Williams coming close to a quadruple double in his rookie debut.
The two teams' tough night doesn't matter, says Brook Lopez...
Brook Lopez on Miami: "It's a statement game."— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) October 31, 2013