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Monday, January 6, 2014
Taylor's wild and crazy day

By Mike Mazzeo

NEW YORK -- The last two days have been quite a whirlwind for Tyshawn Taylor.

Let’s take a look at the timeline:

Sunday
Finds out he’s being sent down to Springfield (NBDL)

11 p.m.: Arrives at his hotel, figures he’s going to be there for at least a week

12 a.m.: Bed

Monday
9 a.m.: Wakes up

11:30 a.m.: Pulled off the practice court, told he’s heading back to Brooklyn because Deron Williams is hurt

12:30 p.m.: Gets in a car bound for Barclays Center

4:45 p.m.: Arrives at the arena for a 7:30 p.m. game

When team officials came up to Taylor and told him he had to stop practicing, he thought he’d done something wrong.

“I’m like damn, what did I do now?” Taylor joked.

Taylor has been shuttled up and down from the minors the last two seasons, so he’s pretty used to it.

“I mean, it’s part of the business, I guess,” he said. “I didn’t hit any traffic or anything, so that was good. I was chilling, watching movies on my computer.”

Taylor figures he’s going to be with the Nets as long as Williams is out with a sprained left ankle, and he might get some minutes at backup point guard.

“I just want to take advantage, I feel like I’m well-prepared,” Taylor said.

Andrei Kirilenko is expected to see about the same amount of minutes he’s seen the last couple games -- so like 12-14 -- Nets coach Jason Kidd said.