Joe Johnson has missed the Nets' last two games with an ankle injury and might miss tonight's as well. As shown in the recent losses to the Rockets and Grizzlies, this team needs him on the court badly
When: 8:00 PM: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Where: New Orleeans Arena; New Orleans, LA
TV: YES Network
It's a brotherly battle tonight in the Big Easy as Brook Lopez and the Nets take on Brook's twin brother Robin and the Hornets. Brooklyn looks to rebound from a pair of back-to-back tough home losses vs the Rockets and Grizzlies over the weekend in which they didn't have the services of Joe Johnson (ankle) for either contest. The absence clearly hurt the Nets' offensive attack as they averaged just 84 points per game in the two that Joe missed.
Joe is doubtful for tonight's game, so it it certain to be another grind-out, hard-fought game for the Nets without one of their better players, even against a lottery-bound team like New Orleans. Even with their...