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NBA Waiver Wire: Addition by Subtraction

Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

He got off to a rocky start. And he still doesn't look the part. But Jason Kidd may be turning into a pretty good NBA coach right before our eyes.

The Nets started slow this season, seemingly intent on competing with the Knicks for "most disappointing team" status. A very public falling-out between Kidd and assistant coach Lawrence Frank fueled the perception that the rookie head coach was out of his depth, and then Brook Lopez was lost for the season with a foot injury, and Deron Williams' ankle problems re-emerged.

And, eventually, the Nets started playing well.

Iím not suggesting that Lopez' injury was an "addition by subtraction," but the new small lineup Kidd implemented after losing his All-Star center has been effective. Kevin Garnett is manning the middle, with Paul Pierce lining up at the four, Joe Johnson at small forward, and for now at least, Alan Anderson paired with Shaun Livingston in the backcourt. Williams has been coming off the bench

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