Category: Joe Johnson

Brooklyn Nets Top New York Knicks in First Meeting Since the Move

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy delayed the first meeting in Brooklyn between the Nets and Knicks, but that didn't stop the two teams from putting on a show when they finally got to play on Monday night. The hometown Nets finally have a hometown crowd and it helped them prevail in overtime in ...

Nets GM Billy King on Adding Talent Around Deron Williams: “We Weren’t Going to Rebuild, We Were Going to Try to Do Something Special”

Monday, July 16th, 2012

The Brooklyn Nets couldn't find a way to get star center Dwight Howard on their roster. That didn't keep them from vastly improving their team, however, this offseason. The Nets landed Joe Johnson in a trade, signed free agent Gerald Wallace, re-signed Brook Lopez and convinced Deron Williams to stay ...

Joe Johnson on Being Traded to Brooklyn Nets: “I didn’t even see it coming. It’ll be a great opportunity for me.”

Monday, July 16th, 2012

The Brooklyn Nets want the NBA world to know things are about to change for a franchise that was always overlooked in New Jersey. Brooklyn was a big time winner in NBA free agency after re-signing Deron Williams and trading for Joe Johnson. Despite being shocked that he was being traded from ...

Even Without Dwight Howard, Avery Johnson Believes the Nets Are a Top-Four Team in the East

Friday, July 13th, 2012

The Nets won 46 games combined in Avery Johnson's first two seasons with the team in New Jersey. Now in Brooklyn, Johnson says the organization feels that it is their time. And that is despite the fact that they weren't able to acquire Orlando center Dwight Howard this week. Johnson, the ...

Larry Drew on Hawks Game 1 Win despite Joe Johnson’s 11-point effort: “That says a lot about the character of this team.”

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Atlanta Hawks rode a 31-point first quarter and never looked back in their Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics, 83-74. Joe Johnson may have only had 11 points, but the Hawks never backed down even during the Celtics surge in the 4th quarter. Rajon Rondo has now been suspended ...

Joe Johnson: “Our main concern is getting home-court advantage honestly”

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It seems like every year the Atlanta Hawks are stuck in the same place: No man’s land. They’re a very talented and deep group that is capable of playing with any team in the NBA on a nightly basis, but when it comes to a seven game series, their flaws ...

The Atlanta Hawks Are Off To A Great Start Behind First-Year Head Coach Larry Drew

Friday, November 19th, 2010

After improving the last five consecutive seasons under Mike Woodson, the Atlanta Hawks decided not to re-sign him and go in a different direction after they were swept out of a playoff series for two years in a row.  It wasn’t what he did during the regular season, rather what ...

Can the Atlanta Hawks Soar to New Heights This Season?

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Despite a new head coach and the arrival of LeBron James and Chris Bosh in Miami, Joe Johnson has proclaimed that the Atlanta Hawks will not be taking a step back this season.  The team is returning two all-stars, an all-star snub and the reigning sixth man of the year. ...

‘LeBron Watch 2010′ Is Underway

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The NBA Free Agency period began at midnight and today marks the start of the endless coverage of “What Will LeBron Do Next?”  This is also the busiest day for the teams who are aiming for the players in free agency. The Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, ...

Larry Drew Is Excited For the New Opportunity

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

After firing Mike Woodson, the Atlanta Hawks have been on a hunt for a new head coach that can take them to the next level.  What that level is seems to be very clear, get this team past the second round and into the Eastern Conference Finals.  As a lifelong ...