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Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson will sit out Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Johnson's sore knee stiffened during Wednesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors. It was his first game back after missing two games.
The All-Star guard had 18 points on 6-of-17 shooting against the Warriors.
Willie Green would normally replace Johnson, but he has been dealing with back spasms.
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The Hawks will be without All-Star guard Joe Johnson again in Friday night's game against the Bucks.
After missing two games and the All-Star game with tendinitis in his left knee, Johnson returned to lead Atlanta with 18 points in Wednesday night's 85-82 loss to Golden State. Johnson's knee was stiff after playing more than 37 minutes in the game.
The Hawks will be...
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It seems no team has been involved in more trade talk rumors this season than Boston, with the latest chatter being that they would like to add Atlanta's soaring star to their roster.
Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson is a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors.Johnson missed the All-Star Game and the team's two previous games before the break because of tendinitis in his left knee.The 30-year-old is the Hawks' leading scorer at 17.6 points per game and was named an All-Star for the sixth year in a row.Atlanta is 4...
Josh Smith had his second straight double-double with 30 points and 12
rebounds as host Atlanta snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game winning
streak with a 97-90 victory Saturday.Smith scored 13 points in the fourth quarter, including
the final eight to help the Hawks halt a four-game skid against the
Thunder. Kevin Durant scored 35 points and Russell Westbrook
Josh Smith scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Teague added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game winning streak with a 97-90 victory over the Thunder on Saturday night.
Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, going 14 of 17 on free throw attempts, and Russell Westbrook had 25 points for league-best Oklahoma City.
Smith, who matched...
By Jerry Browneastvalleytribune.com,
Nov. 8, 2007
ATLANTA - The Hawks have already beaten both Dallas and Phoenix this season, and a collection of high draft picks are beginning to bear fruit just off Peachtree Street.
But there are still nights when Joe Johnson wonders why the other marquee name — that big trade acquisition or free agent signing — never showed up, forcing...
Posted: Aug. 19, 2005
The Phoenix Suns today completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Atlanta Hawks that will send restricted free-agent guard Joe Johnson to Atlanta in exchange for guard/forward Boris Diaw (pronounced DEE-ow) and two future first-round draft picks. This trade also leaves Phoenix with a $6 million trade exception for their use in future dealings.
This was the epitome of being posterized. Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks absolutely destroyed the NBA’s leading shot block, Serge Ibaka with this slam. Wow.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Center Erick Dampier, who has been with Atlanta on a pair of 10-day contracts, has signed with the Hawks for the remainder of the season.
ATLANTA (AP) Center Erick Dampier, who has been with Atlanta on a pair of 10-day contracts, has signed with the Hawks for the remainder of the season.
HAWKS SIGN ERICK DAMPIER FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON
Joe Johnson (knee) is in the starting lineup. Larry Drew said he will monitor how Joe feels to determine how much he will play. “I know with tendinitis the best thing for it is rest,” Drew said. “Hopefully these days off will benefit him.”
Drew said he doesn’t ever plan to make Joe a healthy scratch for the sake of giving him days off: “At this stage of the season,...
The Atlanta Hawks signed center Erick Dampier for the remainder of the season on Thursday.
A long winning streak is giving Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder a chance to pad their lead atop the Western Conference.
The Atlanta Hawks are looking to withstand another absence by Joe Johnson.
Durant and the red-hot Thunder look to capitalize as they meet the Hawks for the only time this season Saturday night.
Durant - Sunday's All-Star game MVP with 36 points...