With the Boston Celtics trying to wrap up their series with the Atlanta Hawks we'll be keeping a closer look on the Hawks to see what they're up to.
Johnson took just eight shots in Sunday’s 101-79 loss to the Celtics, who are up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series heading into Game 5 Tuesday at Philips Arena.
“I don’t think they are doing anything different defensively on me,” Johnson said. “I think it’s just, basically, getting an opportunity to touch the ball. That’s it.”
When asked if he was not happy with his touches, Johnson answered with a simple, but emphatic, “No.”
This is just great. The Hawks are suddenly making huge lineup changes and their star player is griping about not getting the ball. All this while making uninspired comments about the effort expected in Game 5.
That's fine, Joe, if you want to get more touches. You can slide over the 2 and deal with either Rajon Rondo or Avery Bradley. And then you can get all the touches you want against two