Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/11/13
Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson has some fond memories of his brief career in Boston. Johnson was drafted 10th overall by the Celtics in 2001 and dealt to the Suns later that season in a five-player deal. He took time after the game Wednesday to reflect on his brief stay. Johnson spoke to CSNNE's Jessica Camerato. It was brief, but every time I walk in this arena I've got a vivid imagination about how I used to walk through this tunnel and the locker room was right over there," he told CSNNE.com. "It's nothing like going back to Phoenix or Atlanta, but don't get me wrong, me playing my short time here in Boston was a great one." Johnson is still confused as to why he was traded after starting 33 games in Boston. He said he didn't see the trade coming and thought he was playing well. According to Basketball Reference, Johnson averaged 6.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 1.5 apg in almost 21 minutes in Boston. His favorite memory was facing off against the greatest of all time, albeit a little past
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