Here’s the New York Post with some words on Nets forward Taurean Prince:
Prince found himself pulled from the starting lineup by Atkinson in the deposed coach’s final game, and was still used as reserve by interim coach Jacque Vaughn until the season was shut down.
“I’m a grown man, it’s fine,” Prince had said. “Do I want to come off the bench? Completely not. But do I want to do whatever it takes to help the team get to where we ultimately want to go? Any day of the week.”
But how can the Nets best use Prince to get where they want to go when — or if — play resumes? Or next season when Kevin Durant returns?
Prince averaged 12.1 points and a career-high six rebounds, but his 37.6 shooting percentage was the worst of his career and lowest of any Nets rotation player. And after inking Prince to a two-year, $29 million extension in October that kicks in next season, the Nets need a more consistent Prince.
The NBA season is currently on hold, and it’s unclear if we’ll get more action anytime soon.