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JOE JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Iso Joe Putting On a Jazz Show

A 16-year vet with a reputation of being an iso scorer lacking anything resembling a personality, well, Joe Johnson is one of the major reasons why Utah is one win away from reaching the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Via Sports On Earth
9 hours ago

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer was in total disbelief after Joe Johnson shot

Steve Ballmer was in total disbelief as he watched Joe Johnson bury his team once again.Johnson made a jumper with 19.2 seconds left to put Utah up 102-97 on Ballmer’s Clippers during Game 5 of their playoff series on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.Here was Ballmer’s reaction: Johnson had 14 points and 8 rebounds in the 96-92 win. He had 28 points in Sunday’s Game 4 win over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson leads Jazz to 105-98 win, even series with Clippers

Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Six most underrated stars in NBA playoffs so far

If you haven’t been watching the NBA playoffs, you’re missing out.The first round has been crazy so far. There were a couple of upsets during the opening weekend and most of the games have been nail-biters. As expected, the superstars have played well, living up to their billing during the regular season.But what about the underrated stars? The players who flew under the radar...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard makes classy gesture to Johnson after 59-point game

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star guard Damian Lillard won in more ways than just one on Saturday night.After Lillard exploded for a career-high 59 points to lead the Blazers to the 101-86 victory over the Utah Jazz, he made this classy gesture to veteran Jazz swingman Joe Johnson, who scored his 20,000th career point during the game, per Jason Quick of CSN Northwest. While Lillard’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson, Jazz agree on two-year, $22 million deal

It’s about to get real for the fans in Salt Lake City, because Joe Johnson is heading to Utah. Johnson and the Jazz have agreed on a two-year, $22 million deal, according to TNT’s David Aldridge. Once a 20-point per game scorer during his time with the Atlanta Hawks, Johnson has settled into more of a complementary role these days, but he’s still an effective player. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics could be biggest winners of Nets buying out Joe Johnson

Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics have to love the idea of the Brooklyn Nets buying out Joe Johnson. No, the Nets, 14th in the Eastern Conference at 15-42, won’t harm the Celtics in the standings either way. Boston will remain in the thick of things where it currently sits third in the conference. But there are present and long-reaching implications to the Nets buying out Johnson...
Via The Sports Daily
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets’ Joe Johnson would ‘welcome’ a trade

The Brooklyn Nets seem like one of the biggest sellers ahead of the NBA trade deadline, though most wouldn’t expect veteran guard Joe Jonson to be one of the names on the move. Johnson is certainly a piece the Nets might like to move were it not for a contract that pays the Arkansas product Kobe Bryant money. According to BasketballInsiders.com’s Moke Hamilton, even Johnson...
Via The Sports Daily
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

By Vincent Frank 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...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets, Grizzlies reportedly discussed Joe Johnson trade

By David Kenyon 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...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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