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Joe Johnson | Guard/Forward | #6

Team: Utah Jazz
Age / DOB:  (35) / 6/29/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 240
College: Arkansas
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (10) / BOS
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Joe Johnson hit just 4-of-12 shots and two 3-pointers for 13 points, three rebounds and one steal ini 28 minutes of Thursday's loss to the Warriors.
Johnson got the start with Gordon Hayward nursing a finger injury, but didn't do much with his minutes, shot a wide-open air ball, and basically looked like an old guy our there. Joe Ingles got more minutes and production, and may be the guy to go with if Hayward misses more games. Dec 8 - 11:54 PM

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Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

The Jazz will start Dante Exum, Shelvin Mack, Joe Johnson, Boris Diaw and Rudy Gobert against the Warriors on Thursday.

Even with the Warriors on a back-to-back set, the Jazz have their hands full tonight. Expect to see several Iso Joe moments like it's 2009.
Dec 8 - 8:33 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson scored 13 points on 4-of-10 shooting against the Suns on Tuesday.

The veteran wing added two rebounds, two assists, one steal, one block and three triples in 29 minutes. Rodney Hood tweaked his right hamstring and didn't return, so Johnson is worth a look for owners in need of short-term value. The last time Hood missed a game on Dec. 1, Johnson started and scored 18 points in 33 minutes.
Dec 7 - 12:01 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson started on Thursday and hit 6-of-9 shots for 18 points, three rebounds, and four assists.

Johnson played 32 minutes against his former team, draining four from beyond the arc. He now has seven 3-pointers in the last two games and has scored double-digit points in each of those games. The 18 points was the second most he has scored all season and the 32 minutes was the most he has played since November 2nd. He will have nights like these, but they do not come often. Rodney Hood (hamstring) is day-to-day, once he returns, Johnson will go back to the bench.
Dec 2 - 12:28 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson will start against the Heat on Thursday.

Revenge game? it was previously reported Joe Ingles would get the start, but coach Quin Snyder wants to go with Iso Joe against his former team. Johnson should get minutes close to 30 tonight and could have short-term value. Rodney Hood (hamstring) is only day-to-day for now.
Dec 1 - 8:34 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson scored 11 points on Tuesday vs. the Rockets with three rebounds, three assists and three triples in 26 minutes.

Rodney Hood left the game with a hamstring strain and didn't return after 20 minutes, so Johnson is the next man up if Hood has to miss time. He's been quiet lately, but he did average 13.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.8 triples in six starts at the beginning of the season. Just put him on your radar until we get an update on Hood.
Nov 30 - 12:31 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson (illness) played 23 minutes against the Nuggets on Wednesday, scoring three points with one assist and one turnover.

He should continue to see minutes in the 20s with Derrick Favors (knee) on the shelf. Johnson still won't be worth owning in most leagues.
Nov 24 - 1:18 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson (illness) will play Wednesday vs. Denver.

Johnson was sent home during Tuesday's practice, but he'll be on the court tonight and should resume his 20-minute role off the bench. He's clinging to late-round value on the year with averages of 9.6 points, 3.5 boards, 2.2 assists and 1.3 triples per contest, but he's not a great option in standard leagues.
Nov 23 - 1:21 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson (illness) is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets.

Johnson was sent to the doctor on Tuesday, and owners will need to check back for another update following Wednesday morning's shootaround. If he's out, Gordon Hayward and Rodney Hood would be forced into heavy minutes and there would be more opportunity for Joe Ingles in the second unit. Stay tuned.
Nov 22 - 3:24 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson played 28 minutes with 10 points, six rebounds, two assists and two 3-pointers against the Heat on Saturday.

Revenge game? While the Jazz may go slow and are known for their defense, coach Quin Snyder is not afraid to go small. Expect to see a few minutes going to Johnson while Derrick Favors (knee) is down.
Nov 13 - 12:50 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson played 11 minutes against the Magic on Friday with two points and one rebound.

The return of Gordon Hayward is really hurting Johnson's playing time. He's played really well to this point, but minutes will be hard to come by while Hayward and Rodney Hood are healthy.
Nov 11 - 11:55 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson came off the bench again for nine points, five boards, one assist and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes on Monday.

The return of Gordon Hayward has hurt Johnson, who's seen a noticeable dip in production and minutes since Hayward's return. It's probably time to take a look at the waiver wire if you're still holding Joe Cool.
Nov 7 - 10:18 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson returned to the bench on Sunday and hit 2-of-5 shots on his way to 10 points, two 3-pointers, two boards, two assists, two steals and one turnover in 24 minutes of action.

The return of Hayward is really going to hurt Johnson’s value moving forward, as his minutes and touches will take a hit running with the second unit. Through 81 games last season, Johnson only managed to produce 13th round value in standard 9-cat leagues despite earning 33.4 minutes a night, so he’s not a must-own guy anymore.
Nov 6 - 2:58 PM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson will move to the bench for Sunday's game vs. the Knicks.

It's not a surprise with Gordon Hayward (finger) returning from injury. Johnson has been solid with averages of 13.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.8 treys, but his owners shouldn't hesitate to drop him if a hot free agent becomes available.
Nov 6 - 11:02 AM
Joe Johnson - G/F - Jazz

Joe Johnson caught fire in the second half of Tuesday's loss to the Blazers, finishing with 29 points, four boards, three assists, one steal and three treys in 31 minutes.

He looked every bit of his 35 years in the first half with just two points, but responded with a 15-point third quarter and finished 12-of-16 from the field. Johnson isn’t the most reliable fantasy option, but he’s likely going to be starting for the next 2-3 weeks with Gordon Hayward (finger) out. Just keep your expectations in check.
Oct 26 - 12:58 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1George Hill
2Dante Exum
3Shelvin Mack
4Raul Neto
SG1Rodney Hood
2Alec Burks
3Joe Ingles
SF1Gordon Hayward
2Joe Johnson
PF1Derrick Favors
2Trey Lyles
3Boris Diaw
4Joel Bolomboy
C1Rudy Gobert
2Jeff Withey