Found November 25, 2013 on NESN.com:
The high-priced Brooklyn Nets started the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against the Pistons with a largely unrecognizable lineup. Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were nowhere to be found. Neither were Deron Williams or Brook Lopez, who missed the game with injuries. Instead, the fivesome of Nets that took the floor in what would be Brooklyn’s fifth straight loss consisted of Mason Plumlee, Alan Anderson, Tyshawn Taylor, Mirza Teletovic and Tornike Shengelia. For once, though, this wasn’t a case of embattled coach Jason Kidd falling asleep at the wheel. “They deserved to play,” Kidd told reporters. “I should have let them play the whole game or the whole quarter. They’re playing, you know, for each other.” If that seems like some passive-aggressive criticism of the more famous members of the Nets’ $103 million roster, Kidd wasn’t the only one firing shots across the bow. From the players’ side, Pierce questioned the Nets’ ability to make in-game adjustments, as the Pistons
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