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Charlie Villanueva and John Kuester still talking through the media

If I'm interpreting these post-practice comments correctly, it seems Charlie Villanueva and John Kuester are still talking to each other about CV's new role through the press instead of man to man. From MLive:

"He's been pretty consistent, pretty solid as far as communicating with me," Villanueva said. "But that caught me off-guard. I wasn't expecting that at all."

Villanueva played just five minutes Sunday in a loss to Chicago, then had his first "Did Not Play -- Coach's Decision" of the season against Miami.

"One of the things that has to happen, and it doesn't matter whether it's Charlie or it's DaJuan Summers, you've got to be ready to play," Kuester said. "Sometimes your number's called, sometimes it's not."

Villanueva said he found out "through the papers" why Kuester decided not to play him against the Heat.

"Just the fact that he's trying different things and that he had already made up his mind that he wasn't going to play me," Villanueva said. "It would have been cool if I would have known that going into the game, but whatever. It happens. It's time for me to move on."

Fun times. Charlie disputed there's a "disconnect" between him and Kuester, obviously trying to downplay any notion of conflict, but this general confusion seems to be the very definition of the word.