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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-Star break. The Nets don't play until a Tuesday road game against the New Orleans Hornets.
Injury Update: Joe Johnson (sore left heel) and Jerry Stackhouse (rest) will each miss tonight's game against Memphis.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) February 24, 2013
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The Brooklyn Nets were without Joe Johnson for the second-straight game last night. Johnson has been battling a heel injury and was unable to go last night. He was a late scratch says Howard Beck of the New York Times. Johnson suffered the injury a few days ago and has been diagnosed with pan tar fascists. The condition is one of the more unpredictable as it can limit a player...
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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.
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L – Denver – 112-104 – Bucks get outscored 33-18 in the 4th.
L – Utah – 100-86 – Bucks never really in it.
L – Detroit – 105-100 – Vinneneuva hits a 3 w 10 secs left. Jennings has a chance to...