Mike D'Antoni showered Jodie Meeks with praise for his energy, defense and shooting ability.
"He's always able to break a game open because of his (3-pointers)," D'Antoni said. "But it's not just that. He provides energy and tries to defend and runs the floor. He brings that every day. He gives me confidence to get in the game." Meeks averaged 26.5 minutes per game in December and should play between 20-27 minutes routinely.