Humphries Frustrated with New Role
Kris Humphries was summoned into Avery Johnson’s office before the Nets’ 95-92 win over the 76ers Sunday, and the coach delivered some sobering news to his usual starting power forward.
“He just said he was starting Gerald [Wallace] and it was going to be inconsistent for me for a while,” Humphries said. “I really didn’t know it was going to be a DNP, but you’ve got to be ready to handle anything in the NBA.
“Anybody wants to start and play as much as possible, so you are obviously frustrated. But it’s about more than one player.”
“He’s fine. He’s healthy. He’s not in the doghouse,” Johnson said. “Hey, we just had to try something else . . . ”