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Fantasy Update

Apr 22, 2014
Joe Johnson led the Nets with 18 points, three rebounds, two assists and a 3-pointer in Tuesday's 100-95 Game 2 loss to the Raptors.

Can Joe Johnson adjust to Fields' D?

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson, who had torched the Toronto Raptors for 24 points in Game 1, was having his way again in Game 2. Johnson had just scored 12 points in the third quarter -- including a stretch of nine straight. No Raptor had been able to contain him. Joe Johnson #7 SGBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM79 PPG15.8 RPG3.4 APG2.7 FG%.454 FT%.815 So Toronto coach Dwane Casey decided to put defensive specialist/offensive liability Landry Fields in.
Rotoworld Apr 22, 2014

Joe Johnson leads balanced attack in loss - Joe Johnson (G/F) Brooklyn Nets

Joe Johnson led the Nets with 18 points, three rebounds, two assists and a 3-pointer in Tuesday's 100-95 Game 2 loss to the Raptors.

Mismatches abound with Johnson in post

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Brooklyn Nets like to take advantage of Joe Johnson’s size in the post. They did so early and often in their 94-87 Game 1 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday afternoon. And they plan on continuing to do so throughout the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Joe Johnson #7 SGBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM79 PPG15.8 RPG3.4 APG2.7 FG%.454 FT%.815 Johnson finished with a team-high tying 24 points and eight rebounds in a game-high 45 minutes.

'Joe Jesus' healed; big spring on tap?

NEW YORK -- By the end of last season, Joe Johnson had become “Decoy Joe,” the plantar fasciitis in his left foot having significantly worsened, robbing him of his ability to play basketball at a high level in a do-or-die Game 7. “It was tough, man,” Johnson said, harkening back to his six-point, 2-for-14 shooting performance in 38 minutes on May 4. The Brooklyn Nets were eliminated on their home court by the Chicago Bulls, losing 99-93.

Injury report: D-Will, Joe, Shaun all out

The Brooklyn Nets will be without guards Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Shaun Livingston and forward Mirza Teletovic when they close out the regular season against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The injury report -- which featured Johnson (sore right calf); Williams (right knee tendinitis); Livingston (sprained right big toe); and Teletovic (personal) -- was released in the team’s media notes and confirmed as accurate by its public relations staff.
New York Post Apr 11, 2014

Johnson expecting good times in playoffs — instead of limping

The final two months of last season weren’t easy for Joe Johnson. Playing through plantar fasciitis in his right foot that limited him after the All-Star break, Johnson struggled down...

Watch: Kyle O'Quinn blocks a key Joe Johnson three-point attempt

Johnson's triple-try would have tied the score with less than 10 seconds remaining in regulation.
NetsDaily Apr 8, 2014

Today in 'There's Nothing To See Here, Move Along': Joe Johnson is NOT going to jail

Before I get started, let's get a few things out of the way. By all indications, Joe Johnson is a good father. This story by TMZ is more "click-bait" that anything else, which I am totally OK with because, well, that's how the Internet works. And, finally, Joe Johnson is not going to prison for breaching a "baby mama" bond, boo. Here's how TMZ explains, complete with CAPS and "oh no you didn't"s: NBA superstar Joe Johnson has been threatened by a judge -- stop screwing your baby mama out of bonding time with your son or I'm throwing your ass in the slammer!!! TMZ Sports has obtained court...
New York Post Apr 3, 2014

Kidd, Johnson hit with technicals

Jason Kidd and Joe Johnson — usually the two most mild-mannered members of the Nets — got into it with the officials during Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Knicks....
New York Daily News Apr 3, 2014
Knick-Net Insider: Dealings with ref just get Johnson T’d off

Knick-Net Insider: Dealings with ref just get Johnson T’d off

Typically even-keeled Joe Johnson picked up a technical for just the 14th time in his 13 seasons on Wednesday night. His offense was arguing a call, but, clearly he had a point.    
NetsDaily Apr 2, 2014

NetsDaily Video: Nets clinch playoff berth as Joe Johnson stays hot; So, what now?

The Brooklyn Nets clinched a spot in the playoffs on Tuesday night as Joe Johnson scored 32 points to lead the team over the Houston Rockets. After the game, Johnson, Paul Pierce and company talked about Johnson's hot hand, and also what's next for the team as they look to close out the regular season.

Starting Five: Is Johnson a quiet scorer?

NEW YORK -- This was one of those typical Joe Johnson games. You know, the one where you look at the boxscore and think to yourself, “Wait, Joe Jesus scored that many points? When did that happen?” Johnson has a knack for that type of thing -- his game quiet yet loud all at the same time. Joe Johnson #7 SGBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM70 PPG15.5 RPG3.4 APG2.8 FG%.450 FT%.817 The latest example: his 32-point performance in the Brooklyn Nets’ 105-96 playoff-clinching victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night at Barclays Center.

Nets cruise by Cavs in laugher

NEW YORK -- Get this: Jason Collins told Joe Johnson he was going to dunk. And that’s exactly what he did. With 48 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Brooklyn’s 108-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night at Barclays Center, Collins caught Jorge Gutierrez’s look-away pass, elevated and slammed the ball through the net with two hands. Then, Collins pointed a finger at Johnson, as if to say, “Told you.

Joe Johnson named Player of the Week

Joe Johnson is the first Nets player in more than five years to capture Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors. The last Nets player to win it? Devin Harris, for the week of Feb. 23 to March 1, 2009. Johnson averaged 22.0 points on 54.1 percent shooting from March 17 to March 23, and led the Nets to a 4-0 week. This is the seventh Player of the Week honor Johnson has received in his career.

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