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JOE JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why it now makes sense for the Nets to retain Joe Johnson

The Nets are finally under the luxury tax, and because of that, it makes sense for them to hold onto Joe Johnson, whom they have been trying to unload for the past year.Over at Bleacher Report, Fred Katz says the Deron Williams buyout changed everything in regards to Johnson:Click here to read the full piece.(h/t Bleacher Report.)
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Brooklyn Nets Find Themselves in NBA No-Man’s Land

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets reacts as he walks to the bench past referee Monty McCutchen during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) When the Brooklyn Nets moved across the Hudson in 2012-13, they wanted to have...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers Considering Trade For Joe Johnson, Have Ultimate Chip

The Cleveland Cavaliers could be close to bolstering their offensive production on the wing, and it would cost them none of their NBA Finals core to do so. The Cavs are considering trading for Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets, ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst reports. In exchange, the Nets would receive center Brendan Haywood’s non-guaranteed contract and possibly injured big man Anderson...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

After keeping Kevin Love and Iman Shumpert this Summer, the Cavaliers have been reported to show interest in dealing Brendan Haywood for the Nets’ Joe Johnson sources have told ESPN.com and Brian Windhorst. Haywood’s contract has become a point of interest in numerous NBA circles. He has a $10.5 million nonguaranteed deal if it gets waived before August 1st. That contract becomes...

Cavs reportedly exploring Joe Johnson trade

An already expensive offseason for the Cavaliers might be getting even more pricey in the near future. ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst reported on Sunday that Cleveland is considering a trade for Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Johnson. The deal is likely to involve Brendan Haywood’s nonguaranteed $10.5 million contract, an asset the Cavs have been...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs and Nets reportedly discussing Joe Johnson trade

The wheel o’ rumors keeps on spinning, spinning, spinning, and the latest stop has the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets talking about a trade built around seven-time All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Cavs would send the Nets Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract, which Brooklyn could immediately waive and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Exploring Trade Options for Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson

What appears to be the latest attempt by the Cleveland Cavaliers to use the unique contract status of veteran center Brendan Haywood to their advantage is a rumor that the team is interested in trading for Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson. That rumor comes from Brian Windhorst of ESPN, who has indicated that in order to accommodate taking on a much larger salary (Johnson will make...
Via Cavaliers Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are apparently ready to cater to LeBron James in an attempt to build a better team than the one that found itself two games from winning the NBA title this past season. With James still waiting for the team to work out a new deal with Tristan Thompson and add another veteran or two before engaging in contract discussions, the Cavaliers seem to be interested...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Grizzlies reportedly discussed Joe Johnson trade

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t a championship contender, so they don’t need a slightly above average player who costs $25 million per season. The Memphis Grizzlies lack a perimeter weapon to complement Mike Conley, so they need to upgrade the backcourt. Per ESPN’s Marc Stein, the franchises attempted to work out a deal that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis but could not agree...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joe Johnson drills fan in head with errant pass

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson accidentally nailed a fan in the head with an errant pass during the third quarter of Thursday's NBA game in London against the Atlanta Hawks.Johnson's attempted cross-court pass to teammate Andray Blatche was way too high. The unsuspecting fan was walking along in the second row, but didn't seem to be hurt after getting hit in the head as he simply...
Via Holdout Sports
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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