Joe Johnson RUMORS & NEWS

  • 195d
    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Joe Johnson (knee), Andrei Kirilenko (calf) & Andray Blatche (hip) all participating at the end of today's Nets practice. All missed Monday.

  • 197d
    Fred Kerber @FredKerber

    #BrooklynNets Joe Johnson said he expects to miss just tonite, return Thursday

  • Joe Johnson helps Nets extend win streak

    New York Post "With Deron Williams once again sidelined with a sprained ankle, Nets coach Jason Kidd had a message for Joe Johnson before Monday’s game against the Hawks in Brooklyn. “Jason told me I was going to have to pick it up,” said Johnson, who entered Monday riding a streak of five straight games..." January 07

  • 242d
    The Brooklyn Game @TheBKGame

    Joe Johnson is officially out tonight. #Nets

  • 242d
    The Brooklyn Game @TheBKGame

    Kevin Garnett OUT tonight (rest). Joe Johnson is a game-time decision (personal reasons). #Nets

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  • 300d
    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    The #Nets OUT tonight vs. @celtics are: @DeronWilliams @TheJoeJohnson7 @paulpierce34 Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez.

  • Kidd: When it comes down to the final shot, "Joe Johnson's name comes first."

    New York Daily News "The Nets acquired two future Hall of Famers including a player Paul Pierce known for his clutch performances. But Jason Kidd said Tuesday that Joe Johnson – the offseason afterthought on this stacked roster – will get the call on the final possessions. Johnson shot 9-of-10 last season in..." September 24

  • Gimpy Joe out with a clang

    New York Post "NBA’s best clutch shooters. This is why the Nets are scheduled to pay Johnson some $70 million for the final three years of his contract. Based on his clutch genes, Johnson and Game 7s seemed as perfect a pair as Junior’s cheesecake and Flatbush Avenue, so you figured the Nets were in good..." May 05

  • ‘Hindered’ Johnson would sit if Nets' season wasn’t on line tonight

    New York Post "As the Nets take the floor tonight at United Center for Game 6 of their first-round series against the Bulls — one they hope to push to a seventh game back in Brooklyn on Saturday night — they’ll do so with one of their key players severely limited. If the Nets were in the middle of the regular..." May 02

  • Johnson a game-time decision for Nets due to plantar fasciitis

    New York Post "Not only do the Nets have to try to win one of the next two games inside the United Center to regain homecourt advantage over the Bulls, but they will have to do so with one of their key players carrying an injury. Joe Johnson, who had 17 points on 6-for-18 shooting in the Nets’ Game 2 loss to..." April 25

  • 482d
    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Joe Johnson will not practice today due plantar fasciitis (left foot)… He is listed as a game time decision for Game 3

  • Williams, Johnson and Lopez lead Nets in win over Celtics

    New York Daily News "Perhaps it was revenge for the spanking the Celtics gave the Nets on Christmas, or the Rajon Rondo-initiated fight here back in November. More likely, though, was that the Nets’ 101-93 victory over Boston Wednesday night was the result of the Nets being simply better than the Celtics. There was..." April 11

  • Nets blow past 76ers as Johnson continues to heal

    New York Post "The biggest news for the Nets last night wasn’t their easy 104-83 win over the 76ers, or the fact their magic number to clinch the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and homecourt advantage in the first round dropped to three games. It wasn’t even the way Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans..." April 10

  • Carlesimo remains concerned about health of Joe Johnson

    ESPN.com "Brooklyn Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo remains concerned about Joe Johnson's health. "If he can get healthy and do it in a timely manner, that's fine," Carlesimo said after Johnson had 15 points in 32 minutes in the Nets' 105-96 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night at..." April 07

  • Joe’s back, but ignored at end

    New York Post "In a perfect world, Joe Johnson would have returned from a five-game injury absence last night, scored a bazillion points and led the Nets to a rout. But rarely are matters perfect in the Nets’ world, especially games in which they get out to a big, early lead and are forced to do things like..." April 05

  • 502d
    Tim Bontemps @

    Joe Johnson will play tonight against the Bulls.

  • 503d
    Brooklyn Nets @

    Injury Update: Joe Johnson (sore left heel) is out tonight against the Cavs... Gerald Wallace (sore left foot) is a game time decision.

  • 504d
    Stefan Bondy @

    Joe Johnson said he'll play tomorrow vs. the Cavs or Thursday against the Bulls (can't do both of back-to-backs). Bulls is much bigger game

  • 510d
    Tim Bontemps @

    No Joe Johnson tonight. He isn't sure about the rest of the trip.

  • Joe Johnson injury update: Nets guard (bruised quad) ruled out of tonight's game in Portland

    Sporting News "Brooklyn Nets guard-forward Joe Johnson will miss his second consecutive game tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a bruised right quadriceps, the team announced this afternoon. Johnson, who already had been dealing with a sore left heel that had limited his production, was..." March 27

  • 514d
    Tim Bontemps @

    Sounds like Joe Johnson could be iffy for tomorrow with that quad contusion. PJ said he was playing almost to keep quad from tightening.

  • Nets’ hobbled Johnson up & down

    New York Post "While the teams around them battle for positioning behind the Heat in the muddled Eastern Conference standings, the Nets are one of the few not dealing with a debilitating injury to one of their key players. Though the Nets have made it through the season relatively unscathed when it comes to..." March 22

  • Joe Johnson plans to return Sunday

    ESPN.com "Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson says he'll "definitely" play Sunday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Johnson had missed Tuesday night's game against the New Orleans Hornets because of a sore left heel. "I'm actually doing pretty good. I am resting, it feels a lot better. I actually..." March 15

  • 525d
    Stefan Bondy @

    Joe Johnson is inactive tonight. CJ Watson is starting alongside Deron Williams.

  • Johnson getting back to normal is Nets' biggest concern

    New York Post "The only talk around the Nets might be the rotation and how much Mirza Teletovic is going to play moving forward, but P.J. Carlesimo has bigger things on his mind. “My biggest concern right now is just getting Joe back to where he’s playing like Joe,” Carlesimo said before Wednesday night’s game..." March 06

  • Nets’ Johnson hoping 'heal' play tonight

    New York Post "Joe Johnson is hoping to play Friday night following his three-game absence due to a sore left heel, but the Nets guard’s status against the Mavericks remained undetermined Thursday. “I want to say yeah, but I don’t want to jump out on a limb,” Johnson said. “We’re still trying to do the..." March 01

  • Joe Johnson not yet 100 percent but "a lot better"

    Nets Daily "Nothing official yet on whether Joe Johnson will return to action vs. the Mavericks, but he's optimistic. "It’s better. It’s not 100 percent, but it’s definitely a lot better. I’m able to get out here and move around, work out and get back acclimated with the guys. I missed that more than..." February 28

  • With Joe Johnson still questionable, it falls to Deron Williams

    Nets Daily "As Deron Williams told Rod Boone, in the absence of Joe Johnson, players have stepped up. "I think that's a positive you can take from having a guy out, is that other guys need to step in," Williams said. "You've seen MarShon [Brooks] get good minutes and some other guys get minutes in his..." February 28

  • Joe Johnson (heel) listed as a game-time decision against the Hornets

    Nets Daily "The Nets have announced that Joe Johnson will be a game-time decision tonight against the New Orleans Hornets. Johnson, who has missed the last two games with a sore heel (plantar fasciitis), said that he is feeling "better" but admitted that he wanted to remain cautious, according to the New York..." February 26

  • Joe Johnson a game-time decision

    ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets say shooting guard Joe Johnson is a game-time decision for Tuesday night's game in New Orleans. Johnson has missed the last two games due to a sore left heel. He returned to practice Monday and said he felt better, but told reporters in New Orleans he'll see how he feels after..." February 26

  • Nets forward Johnson continues heel-ing

    New York Post "Another day, another medical uncertainty. Nets guard Joe Johnson sat the last two games with a sore left heel. And while he went through the Nets’ light workout yesterday and “encouraged” coaches, he remains “questionable” for tonight’s game in New Orleans. “It went great. I felt good just..." February 26

  • Nets' Joe Johnson out Sunday

    ESPN.com "Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game on Sunday night against the Memphis Grizzlies with a sore left heel, the team announced. Johnson initially felt pain in his heel during the two games before the All-Star break. It's still unknown if Johnson will..." February 24

  • ‘Heel’ to pay for Nets’ hobbled Joe

    New York Post "Nets guard Joe Johnson felt pain in his left heel in two games before All-Star weekend. He felt it again following the break, but still sank the Bucks on Tuesday with a game-tying 3-pointer and then a game-winning overtime jumper. He flew with the team to Milwaukee and went to bed. The problem..." February 24

  • 542d
    Nets PR Dept. @

    Joe Johnson limited in practice today (sore left heel). Listed as questionable for tomorrow vs MEM.

  • 543d
    Tim Bontemps @

    Actual breaking news: Joe Johnson is not playing. Has plantar fasciitis.

  • Confirmed! He's Joe Cool, Joe Money, Big Shot Joe

    Nets Daily "Can't get enough of Joe Johnson's heroics? Nor can we. John Schuhmann, the deep, deep stats guy at NBA.com, proves what we've all thought. There is no one more clutch in the NBA this season. In the last minute of the fourth quarter or overtime, with the game on the line (within three points),..." February 20

  • Johnson hits pair of buzzer-beaters to lift Nets in OT win

    New York Post "When Keith Bogans took the ball out of bounds with 5.2 seconds left in overtime and the score tied at 111, everyone in the building knew Joe Johnson would wind up with the ball. It didn’t matter. Johnson saved the Nets for the second time last night, following up his game-tying 3-pointer at..." February 20

  • Joe Cool — not Melo — is calm in crunch time

    New York Post "The narrative can flip — and quickly. Just look at Joe Johnson. Look at him demanding the ball in the dire moments of a heart-thumping basketball game at the Garden, his team down a point, 19,033 people screaming themselves hoarse, most of them pleading for a stop. Then listen to those 19,033..." January 22

  • Nets' win streak snapped in Johnson's Atlanta homecoming

    New York Post "It wasn't a happy homecoming for Joe Johnson. Playing for the first time in the arena where he blossomed into a six-time All-Star over the past seven years, Johnson and the Nets were given a rude welcome by the Hawks, who ran them out of Philips Arena from the start and handed the Nets a 109-95..." January 17

  • Nets swap picks with Hawks in 2014 and 2015 as part of Johnson deal

    Nets Daily "As part of the Joe Johnson trade, the Nets quietly agreed to permit the Hawks to swap first picks with Brooklyn in both 2014 and 2015, according to a league source. The Nets can still trade the picks, the source told NetsDaily. The swap was listed on the RealGM draft asset page and confirmed by..." January 06

  • 5 NBA Teams Experiencing Buyer's Remorse on Offseason Pickups

    Bleacher Report "TThe Brooklyn Nets, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, New Orleans Hornets and Phoenix Suns are now all experiencing second thoughts about the signings they made this offseason. At the time, the handful of teams in question thought they were taking on players whose talents could significantly help..." December 04

  • Joe Johnson - Time to panic? No! says Avery Johnson

    Nets Daily "No one is panicking, but fans are worried. Is "Brooklyn's Backcourt" really that good? Is Joe Johnson worth what he's owed? When will he return to form? Johnson has had an up-and-down start to his Nets career, but mostly down. While he's averaging 14.9 points, not horrible for a new role..." November 22

  • Johnson no longer facing pressure of huge contract

    New York Post "After spending the past seven seasons as the face of the Atlanta Hawks, Joe Johnson has had to adjust to being a piece of the puzzle in his first season with the Nets. But after having the weight of a franchise on his shoulders in Atlanta, Johnson is excited to have a fresh start with the Nets,..." November 18

  • Joe Johnson numbers are down, but he's not worried

    Nets Daily "At first glance, the numbers would suggest Joe Johnson is not having a good season. His career numbers are 17.7 points per game on 44.3 percent shooting overall and 36.9 percent from deep, in 36.6 minutes game. This year, both his point totals (13.6) and shooting percentage (36.2 percent) are way..." November 12

  • SLAM puts Deron Williams, Joe Johnson in NBA's top 25

    Nets Daily "SLAM is closing in on the top players in its annual Top 50 and has two Nets at #7 and #22. Deron Williams, who ESPN ranked at #10, goes higher in the SLAM calculus, at #7, while Joe Johnson, ranked #33 by ESPN, is ranked at #22 by SLAM. No other Net is in the Top 50. ESPN had all five Nets..." October 25

  • Joe Johnson All-In on Brooklyn Nets' future

    Nets Daily "If you've come looking for lowered expectations, this is not the place. Chris Broussard talked to Joe Johnson and the Nets' 6'8" shooting guard didn't back down about the Nets' chances this season, saying the team is the best he has played for and capable of winning it all. Saying the Nets are..." October 04

  • Joe Johnson happy with new anti-flopping rules

    Nets Daily "The NBA instituted a new anti-flopping rule on Wednesday, and Joe Johnson is happy with it. "I'm not a flopper, so it's going to work to my advantage," Johnson said Thursday. "I'm always the guy who they are flopping on. Hopefully, they will take it out of the game and it will make the game a..." October 04

  • JJ Sixth Highest Paid Player...Ever

    Nets Daily "Tallying up the lifetime earnings of the game's top players adds to the legend of Joe Johnson's hefty contract. It turns out that once you add Johnson's current $120 million deal --$89.3 million of which is still on the books-- to his previous earnings, the Net guard is among the highest paid..." August 28

  • Johnson makes his pitch to N.Y.

    New York Post "When Jason Kidd came to the Nets back in 2001, he wasted little time throwing down the gauntlet and hoisting the rivalry with the Knicks to fever pitch by proclaiming the New Jersey bunch would not be No. 2 in the area for long. He was right. Now another star has arrived for the Nets and..." July 14

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