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09:41 AM ET 11.28 | Troy Murphy will be activated for tomorrow's game against Portland, coach Avery Johnson says, which should represent his first NBA action since Nov. 13. But the 30-year-old said that's news to him. The New Jersey native indicated that he doesn't speak with Johnson -- "not at all" -- and expressed frustration with the coach's critiques of his fitness. "You have to ask (Johnson why he thinks I wasn't in shape)," Murphy said. "I've been in this league for 10 years. I know what I do. I pride myself in all that. You have to ask him." Just minutes earlier, Johnson said he has held Murphy out of the lineup and off the roster "out of respect to him."

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November 28, 2010  09:54 AM ET

Too much control is a bad thing, Bro.

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November 28, 2010  10:29 AM ET

We could use another BIG body in Milwaukee .... so Redd & ?? for Murphy & Williams

November 28, 2010  11:06 AM ET

if he isnt in shape then he isnt in shape

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November 28, 2010  12:43 PM ET
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Now he'd be a good player for miami

Lol... anybody can help Miami right now... Eddy Curry & Duhon maybe?

November 28, 2010  02:21 PM ET

Has a problem with the Coach?

Those things tend to happen when you're a fixture at the end of the Bench.

November 28, 2010  04:39 PM ET

them's be fightin words!!!

November 28, 2010  05:02 PM ET
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Has a problem with the Coach?Those things tend to happen when you're a fixture at the end of the Bench.

Answer me this question then,... how did Murphy go from a Starting pF in Indiana last season, 8.4 reb, to the Doghouse with Johnson ? ... bet if Murphy gets traded from the NETS, bingo his numbers will return in a Few games .... I say it's Avery!

November 28, 2010  06:16 PM ET

who says you have to be in shape the first place

November 28, 2010  06:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

them's be fightin words!!!

duh

November 28, 2010  06:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Has a problem with the Coach?Those things tend to happen when you're a fixture at the end of the Bench.

soon he will be

November 29, 2010  12:38 AM ET

Yo Get your **** Spam off the site!!

November 29, 2010  01:49 PM ET

Nothing wrong with Avery, the nets players have all played on losing teams their entire career. Trying to get them to hate losing is the hardest part of his job right now. As far as Avery in Dallas and getting fired, tell me this, has Dallas done better or worse since AJ has left?

 
November 29, 2010  02:38 PM ET

Troy who?

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