Found February 22, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Nets’ GM, Billy King, informed the local media that Joe Johnson will not play Friday night against the Houston Rockets due to plantar fasciitis. Johnson’s foot became distressed after the win over the Bucks on Wednesday and he did not participate in the team shoot around on Friday. King is not worried about the injury being a long-term issue, and thus, Johnson is listed as day-to-day.

Nets' Joe Johnson Sitting With Sore Left Heel

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson will not play in Friday's game against the Houston Rockets due to a sore left heel, said Nets general manager Billy King on ESPN New York 98.7. He said that Johnson is listed as day-to-day but does not think the injury is a major concern."I'm not [worried], " King said. "It's something that's sore and if it was a playoff...

Nets launch new app that allows fans to live stream games for free at the Barclays Center

Commercial breaks, timeouts and halftime are the best opportunities to take a bathroom break or hit the concession stands when you attend a sporting event. It’s the only way to assure that you don’t miss any of the action, and if you paid good money for a ticket you want to get the full experience. However, these are the times when bathroom and concession lines are the longest...

MarShon Brooks Says He’d Average 20 Points If He Got To Play

MarShon Brooks, was a role player on the Nets last year as a rookie, with what many believed to be a bright future.  He averaged 12.6 points a game in 47 starts, only Kyrie Irving and Brandon Knight averaged more among rookies. With the addition of Joe Johnson, his role and production has taken a toll (5 ppg, 11 mpg), but not his confidence. According to the NY Daily News: “I...

Deron Williams’ Ankles ‘Not Good At All’, Will Receive Cortisone Shots

Nets’ head coach P.J. Carlesimo described Deron Williams’ ankles as “not good at all” in an interview with ESPN radio on Thursday. The point guard will receive cortisone shots in both ankles Thursday. According to ESPN: Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams told reporters in Milwaukee that he’ll receive cortisone shots in both his ankles Thursday. Williams has not had...

Deron Williams tweaks ankle Friday; owners should gauge his trade value

Deron Williams has received at least eight shots in his inflamed ankles in the last four months. The New York Daily News reported that D-Will received two cortisone shots Thursday. He'd previously received four cortisone shots and two platelet-rich plasma injections. Williams made just 5-of-17 shots, finishing with 15 points and 13 assists in Friday night's loss to the...

Joe Johnson to sit second straight game with sore left heel

Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game with a sore left heel. Double J, who sat out Brooklyn's Friday night loss to the Houston Rockets, will miss Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Nets announced Johnson's absence as well as Jerry Stackhouse, who will get some rest. ESPN New York reported that Johnson felt pain in his heel prior to the All...

Carlesimo: Williams' Ankles 'Not Good At All'

Deron Williams missed the Brooklyn Nets' final two games before the All-Star break last week in order to rest his ankles.

Joe Johnson clutch twice

The 1st game after the All Star game break started for a bang for the Brooklyn Nets Joe Johnson. The Milwaukee Bucks held a three point lead with 6.7 seconds in the game. Johnson went through a series of picks and nailed a three pointer off a Deron Williams pass. Next it was Johnson turn to shine in overtime. The game was tied at 111 with 5 seconds. The Nets inbounds the ball to...

Joe Johnson To Sit With Form Of Plantar Fasciitis

Billy King is not concerned about the severity of Joe Johnson's foot injury.

Rumors: Nets not getting Paul Pierce

Apparently, the Brooklyn Nets were interested in Paul Pierce.  However, the Boston Celtics have no intentions of trading Pierce.  At least not to the Nets and not for what was offered.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Celtics like Pierce.  They understand his value, and they understand he is what will keep Kevin Garnett happy.  Really, the Celtics would...

Game 55 Preview: Brooklyn Nets (32-22) at MIlwaukee Bucks (26-26)

The Nets were pretty happy yesterday, thanks to Joe Johnson   When: 8:00 PM: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center; Milwaukee, WI TV: YES Network As Josh Smith (and even Paul Pierce) trade rumors float around the Nets, they have to bear down and worry about an actual game tonight as they look to build off of last night'...

Recap: Bucks@Nets (Game One)

Bucks 111 Nets 113 The return of Larry Sanders helped the Bucks (26-26) take the Brooklyn Nets (32-22) down to the wire, twice, last night. Unfortunately for Milwaukee, Joe Johnson decided to end both the regulation, and overtime with buzzer beaters to hand the Bucks a loss 113-111 in the first of a home and home two [...]

Morris twins reunited, Kings doing Kings things

The first domino of the trade deadline fell Wednesday night when the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets completed a three team trade that sent Marcus Morris from the Rockets to Suns, Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas to the Kings and Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt to the Rockets. Houston also gets a couple of second round picks...
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