Terrence Williams Suspended Two Games by New Jersey Nets for Violating Policy

November 24th, 2010 by Brandon Putre Leave a reply »
For reasons Coach Avery Johnson would not disclose, New Jersey Nets swingman Terrence Williams has been suspended for two games and will not travel with the team to Boston to face the Celtics tonight.  He was also suspended for last night's game at home against the Atlanta Hawks.

Williams first began missing time due to a strained abdominal muscle following a game against the Miami Heat on November 6.  He saw limited action upon his return two weeks later but was then sidelined the following game despite reports that he was perfectly healthy. 

With Anthony Morrow posting very solid lines while Williams was injured, it was speculated that perhaps Terrence was falling out of the rotation.

Thus, it was quite puzzling when Johnson cited "repeatedly violating team policy" as the reason for Williams' benching.  According to Johnson, the team recently fined him multiple times as a warning, but the message never came across.  They were left with no choice but to hand out the suspension. 

Williams' behavior has clearly frustrated Johnson, who told Terrence he did not even want him on the bench during his suspensio ...

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