Nets starting small vs. Thunder

Nets head coach Jason Kidd told reporters in Oklahoma City the team will go small against the Thunder on Thursday night, inserting guard Shaun Livingston in place of forward Mirza Teletovic.

Teletovic has started six games for the Nets this season, including the past two contests, both of which were losses. Livingston last started in the team's last win, a 104-93 defeat of the Bucks on Dec. 27.

• Kidd also told reporters that center Andray Blatche, who will miss his fourth straight game for personal reasons, has been working out and he will see him Friday. The Nets next game is a home meeting with Cleveland on Jan. 4. Blatche was scheduled to miss four games.