Nets want to keep Kris Humphries

Updated: January 24, 2011, 7:07 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Nets backup power forward Kris Humphries is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, but head coach Avery Johnson has told Humphries that he wants him to be part of the franchise's future.

"We want Humphries back," Johnson said Monday during his pre-game availability with the media prior to his team's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. "With what the Nets are all about and where we're going, Humphries is our kind of player. We've told ...

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