Deng still trying to find his way in new offense
[From the Fanshots -ed.]
Lu: Hey coach, why does my offense stink so bad right now?
VDN: Get ur butt out of the post! Slash! Slash kid slash!
"The way our offense is, I have to find a way to be effective," Deng said. "I don't know how yet, but I have to figure it out. I'm trying to find little stuff, cutting.
"It's a different style, and I'm trying to figure it out. We're penetrating, but guys are staying. I'm trying to shoot my shot, but there's a crowd."
I don't think I've frowned upon it," Del Negro said. "I just think it slows us down a lot. I don't think that's a strength of ours right now. There are times we need to do that. But I'd like to get up and down more than we are now.
"He's not leaving the page offensively. If he feels there's an advantage or if there's something we feel can work for him, we'll [post up] in a second. Right now, it's a feel thing for him. And we have to feel some things through ourselves."