Deron Williams to continue to come off the bench

Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams in action during the game against Chicago Bulls on April 29, 2013
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Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd says that Deron Williams will continue to come off the bench.

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams will continue to come off the bench, according to coach Jason Kidd.

The Nets are back in the playoff picture and are now just three games behind the Toronto Raptors in the Atlantic Division after winning 10 of their last 12 games.

"We gave him and Joe [Johnson] rest days, so we'll see how they feel and see if we have time to get them with that first group," Kidd said, Newsday reports.

Williams has come off the bench for the last five games since returning from an ankle injury on January 20.

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