The New Jersey Nets Begin Bickering

December 14th, 2009 by David Glazer Leave a reply »
When you start off the season by setting a new record for most losses, it is not surprising when a player or two starts spouting off.  The Nets have had three in the last two weeks.

First, Chris Douglas-Roberts complained that the Nets were soft and played without heart shortly before they finally won a game.  He got away with it because he was right and he was not complaining about himself.  Unfortunately, he started a bad trend.

Terrence Williams came next.  He showed some promise in the preseason and has had some strong games, but he has not played well lately.  In nine minutes against the Knicks, he went 0 for 5 from the field with two personal fouls.  He responded with an infamous twitter comments wondering about wishing that he had been drafted elsewhere.

As someone who was not a big fan of his going into the draft, I would bet that the Nets are thinking the same thing.  Going into the draft the Nets had big weaknesses at both forward spots.  Chris Douglas-Roberts has done a good job of providing some scoring, but he is a slasher and not a shooter.  Williams was supposed to be a point forward who ...

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