Found February 11, 2013 on Brooklyn Balling:
Paul George is the exact kind of player that hurts the Nets constantly: athletic, tall, knockdown three-point shooting, great at driving the paint. Yes, I'm worried about tonight's game   When: 7:00 PM: Monday, February 11th, 2013 Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse; Indianapolis, IN TV: YES Network UPDATE: Deron Williams will miss tonight's game, and Wednesday's against the Nuggets as well, with ankle inflammation. The type of condition D-Will is suffering from is known as synovitis, which is serious enough to warrant the extra rest for the Nets' star point guard but not bad enough to cost him playing time after this weekend's All-Star break. The Nets are in a pretty bad place right now, and with just two more games until the All-Star break (including tonight's), they need a win or two to get the team feeling some confidence so this two-game skid doesn't turn into something more. And they attempt to get one of those win...
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