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Given the state of this overall team, how bad must Kris Humphries and MarShon Brooks look at practice that they aren't being given any run during games.
Both were thought to possibly be contributors to the Boston Celtics this season, Humphries more so, but neither have gotten the opportunity so far.
In Humphries' one appearance, he did superbly in limited minutes. The Celtics' new big posted eight points and nine rebounds to go with a pair of blocks and 3-of-4 shooting. Since then, he hasn't take off his warm-ups.
Part of Humphries' lack of playing time may have to do with the play of rookie big Vitor Faverani. He has a size advantage on Humphries and can play a more traditional center role, which Brad Stevens appears to like right now. Faverani has also been a big surprise with his productivity.
As for Brooks, he hasn't seen but a seven-minute segment against the Detroit Pistons. Jordan Crawford, Avery Bradley and Courtney Lee is Stevens' guard rotation for now. None of the three have been particularly bad, at least enough to warrant a shift.
Brooks needs to learn from practice and find a niche that he can fit into.