After spending one the summer with the Triplets in the Big 3, Joe Johnson is expected to make a return to the NBA. Marc J. Spears from ESPN reported that Johnson was in Philadelphia working out with the Philadelphia 76ers and he plans to work out with more teams like the Los Angeles Clippers, the Milwaukee Bucks, the Denver Nuggets, and the New Orleans Pelicans.
Add the Pelicans to that list of interest in Joe Johnson, a source said. Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry and VP David Griffin watched Joe Johnson play in the @thebig3 in New Orleans last week. https://t.co/ubMxbwqKfu
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) August 28, 2019
Johnson last season in the NBA was with the Houston Rockets in the 2017-2018 season. In his career, he has played for several teams including the Atlanta Hawks, the Brooklyn Nets, the Phoenix Suns, the Utah Jazz, the Boston Celtics, and the Miami Heat.
This year Johnson spent the summer playing with the Triplets in the Big 3. In his season there, he won the league MVP and is playing in the championship game against the Killer 3’s on Sunday. In the Big 3, he played 8 games and averaged 21.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game.
Johnson is a 17-year NBA veteran with a lot of playoff experience that can help any team trying to compete for a championship. In his career, he has played a total of 1276 games and has career averages of 16 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.9 assists in 34.7 minutes per game.