Lionel Hollins

Deron Williams, who returned to practice today, will likely come off the bench when he returns to action (Bondy, Dec. 24)

The Nets have won the two games in Williams absence while?he has been dealing with a calf strain. ?It remains to be seen how many minutes Williams will be able to contribute,?"I'd rather stay with the first group, and then give him his time" head coach Lionel Hollins said.

Williams could return as soon as Friday afternoon at Boston.

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