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Joe Johnson is finding ways to contribute without making shots

Johnson is essential to the Nets' winning formula. Anthony Gruppuso Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY SportsLet's get one thing straight: Joe Johnson hasn't been making shots this year. Not at all. It's not just that the numbers have fallen from Johnson's usual high standards. They're down for anyone. The 15th-year vet is sinking just 33 percent of his field-goal attempts and 22 percent...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets looking to make trades already?

With the Brooklyn Nets off to a dismal 0-7 start to the 2015-16 regular season, Nets general manager Billy King apparently has already started exploring trade options. Billy King admitted he's made some exploratory calls in case #Nets keep heading down this path. Knows they may have to do something. — Rod Boone (@rodboone) November 9, 2015 King, who is in the final year...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Only thing worse than Lakers-Nets: Kobe vs. Joe Johnson

Kobe Bryant and Joe Johnson: almost $50 million for one win between them. Noah K. Murray,Kathy Kmonicek FR170189 APMuch has been made of the struggles of Kobe Bryant and the Lakers this season. But they're not alone in hoops hell —€” and there maybe someone even worse off than them.Friday night's Lakers-Nets matchup not only featured two winless teams, but also the NBA's two...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson has to shake off cold start, play better

Johnson is wonderful at creating out of the post. Brad Penner USA TODAY SportsJoe Johnson was supposed to be the best playmaker on a Nets team that was lacking at the point guard spot to being the season. Now, five games into the year, the Nets are still missing a true point guard, but Johnson has hardly assumed a successful role.Instead, Brook Lopez has been the only legitimate...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson is the Brooklyn Nets Biggest Question Mark Next Season

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets reacts as he walks to the bench 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: ESPN/Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) At this stage in his career Joe Johnson is no longer the guy that can lead an NBA franchise, but the 15...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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July 05, 2015  |  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...
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July 05, 2015  |  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...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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 report by ESPN...
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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 as he simply...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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