Who amongst us hasn’t wondered aloud what it might be like to work for a different employer? Nets rookie F Terrence Williams, who received a DNP in last night’s upset of Chicago, might want to keep such thoughts to himself in the future after a Twitter post (what else?) resulted in discipline more fitting a high school player…under the supervision of The Great Santini. From the New York Daily News’ Julian Garcia :
“How would it be if Mr. Stern called my name 10 min earlier,” tweeted Williams, who was chosen at No. 11 in June’s draft. “#9 or 5 min later #12 hmmmmmmmmm to bad I can’t live off what ifs.”
Toronto had the No. 9 pick in the draft and Charlotte had No. 12.
In a different message, Williams wrote, “Up early to the gym before practice to practice before practice, because NOW practice is my games.”
Although there could be more serious consequences, Williams has already paid a price for exercising his right to free speech, taking a guided foot tour of the United Center with assistant coach Doug Overton Tuesday morning while his teammates shot around on the court. Williams jogged up flights of stairs and through sections of seats before being put through a series of sprints on the court.
Williams has missed 33 of his last 44 shots. The rookie out of Louisville said his impromptu cardio session had nothing to do with his speaking out. “It’s for, like, staying in shape,” Williams said.