It’s always fun watching a young NBA player come into his own, but to watch him do it under stressful means is even more impressive. Will Kris Humphries prove to the New Jersey Nets that he’s beaten the Kim Kardashian and Dwight Howard talk?

Humphries works New Jersey Nets to wins despite Kardashian problems

Just days after posting a career-high 31 points in Milwaukee, Humphries proved his maturation again when he snagged 21 rebounds against the Toronto Raptors, helping the New Jersey Nets to a critical win. With stars Deron Williams and Brook Lopez sidelined by injury, Humphries has become the lone reliable option for the Nets and his work ethic and effort have told. This despite ongoing personal problems centered on his estranged wife Kim Kardashian. While he wins on the court, he prepares for war off it. He has stated in interviews that given their 72-day marriage was largely a sham, she should return the wedding gifts they received from friends and family. Kardashian representatives quickly fired back, calling Humphries a hypocrite and the battle continue through each week leading up to the televised divorce trial to come. Meanwhile Kris Humphries wrestles with the prospect of losing his job at some points when the Nets court All-Star center Dwight Howard….more