Paul Pierce: Nets played ‘soft’ in Game 2

The Brooklyn Nets held an early fourth quarter lead in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series with the Toronto Raptors.  But they allowed Toronto to score 36 points and make 12-of-16 shots in the final quarter en route to a 100-95 loss. Paul Pierce was frustrated with the Nets effort on defense and in the paint. “I thought guys stuck to their man individually for the most part...
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Arkansas Basketball: Four former Razorbacks in the NBA playoffs

There are currently four former Arkansas basketball players competing in the NBA playoffs this season: Joe Johnson, Jannero Pargo, Ronnie Brewer and Patrick Beverly. Joe Johnson is having a stellar season for the Brooklyn Nets. He is averaging 15.8 points per game and is shooting 45 percent from the field. He averages around 33 minutes per game and has played in 79 games for the...
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Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (3) Toronto Raptors vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

The Toronto Raptors were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA this season, and were able to lock up the number three overall seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Their opponents in the first round, the Brooklyn Nets, started off the season in very disappointing fashion but were able to pick things up towards the end of the year and gave themselves a chance. This is going...
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Shaun Livingston wants to remain loyal to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have gone through a very inconsistent season, but one player that has remained fairly consistent throughout the entire year has been Shaun Livingston. Livingston was brought in this past offseason to solidify the Nets’ lineup and add depth to the roster. He has been able to do more than Brooklyn expected and has been a big reason that they have turned their season...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Sweep Season Series Against Miami in Tuesday’s 88-87 Win

The Brooklyn Nets‘ Joe Johnson led the surge against the No.1 seed Miami Heat, scoring 19 points on 9-of-17 from the field in the 88-87 win on Tuesday night. Mason Plumlee made the game-saving block on LeBron James’ dunk attempt in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.   LeBron felt strongly he should have been going to the charity stripe for two. James finished the game...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Rockets

The Brooklyn Nets completed their season turnaround Tuesday night, clinching a playoff berth with their 105-96 win over the Houston Rockets. Joe Johnson was the catalyst, scoring a game-high 32 points 61.9 percent shooting. Shaun Livingston added 16 points and six rebounds. The victory gave the Nets their first win against the Rockets since head coach Jason Kidd was a member of the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Joe Johnson with the New York Knicks

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Joe Johnson's Knee is Feeling Better

Perhaps the All-Star break is just what the doctor ordered.Joe Johnson earned his seventh All-Star selection largely because of his scorching hot play in January, but toward the end of the month was inflicted with knee tendinitis that caused him to drop off considerably."It's been bothering him for some time," said Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, according to a...
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February 20, 2014  |  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...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson explains why he's so clutch

Say what you want about his contract, or the fact that he’s not the superstar you want him to be, but Joe Johnson is as close to clutch as you get in the NBA. Joe Johnson told Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News about why he’s been so successful at hitting the big shot as time winds down at critical points in the game. Johnson explained to Bondy how being clutch works...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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