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  1. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Brooklyn-based actress Rosie Perez remembers meeting Joe Johnson, from a press release about "The Association: Brooklyn Nets" premiering on NBA TV next Tuesday: "I said, 'My goodness, you talk slow as hell.' He said, 'Yeah, you just say whatever come...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: It took Danny Ferry a week to turn a franchise going nowhere into one with room again to grow. It took him a week to reach an agreement to send Joe Johnson to the Nets for a bunch of guys whose princi...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  3. John Hollinger on Joe Johnson's big bad deal

    Henry Abbott

    The stat geeks have always said not to pay Joe Johnson like a superstar, and now that the Hawks are poised to do just that, John Hollinger (Insider) does some more explaining as to why that's a bad idea: Virtually every shred of evidence indicates t...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  4. Johnson staying in Atlanta, agent says

    Henry Abbott news services: Free agent Joe Johnson is staying with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent said in a blog published in the Huffington Post website on Sunday. Arn Tellem, Johnson's agent, said that Johnson was impressed with the team's committmen...

    Blog | July 04, 2010
  5. Kevin Pelton on Joe Johnson's big offer

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Johnson can score the basketball. He hits big shots in crunch time. He has been the man when the Hawks have been at their best. NBA teams pay well for those things. However, increasingly they do so over the howls of statistical experts. There'...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  6. Woodson's tenure unusual 'til the end

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger There was a certain irony to the postgame eulogies after the Orlando Magic put the Hawks out of their misery Monday night. On the one hand, you had Joe Johnson, knowing the team wanted him to stay but hinting that he was proba...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff Schultz of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The Hawks open the playoffs Saturday night against Milwaukee. This needs to be Joe Johnson's time. Not just because his play will help determine how far the Hawks go this postseason. Not just because...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Hunt of the Journal Sentinel: "So you're John Salmons, the best Milwaukee import since Bavarian hops, and you're going back and forth in the fourth quarter with Joe Johnson like Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins, matching the Atlanta guard sho...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  9. A western conference team executive chats H.O.R.S.E.

    Henry Abbott

    Last year, for the first time in decades, All-Star Weekend featured H.O.R.S.E., and Kevin Durant defeated O.J. Mayo and Joe Johnson. This year, word is the competitors will be Rajon Rondo, Omri Casspi and Kevin Durant. A team executive is worri...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  10. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers made their strongest adjustment of the series Wednesday night. The Magic's simple adjustment in the conference finals? Draining open looks. And Tyrus Thomas should adjust his game by launching fewer two-point jumpers. Kurt Helin...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  11. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    What did we take away from Game 1 of the Western Conference finals? Is Joe Johnson really a first option? Who will draw the LeBron assignment for Orlando? And if you're in need of a point guard, maybe the 2009 NBA Draft isn't such a dog?&nbsp...

    Blog | May 20, 2009
  12. The Other Side of the Ball

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It's getting increasingly difficult to put LeBron James' postseason heroics into historical perspective. His production has made an extremely good offensive team (109.7 points/100 possessions in the regular season)...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The fallout from L'Affaire Rondo continues. Has Joe Johnson officially emerged from his slump? Are we ready to classify Denver as a "defensive juggernaut"? Is Carlos Boozer a good fit in Detroit? Matt McHale of By the Horns: "The...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  14. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    We're deep into the first round series -- let the advanced game of adjustments begin. Carmelo has finally arrived, while the Hawks bounced back from oblivion. And what do the Washington Wizards and Thora Birch have in common? Jeremy Wagner of R...

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  15. Seven Reasons to Fear the Orlando Magic

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz I've heard the rap on the Orlando Magic. They're essentially a jump-shooting team. They don't hit the offensive glass, and don't have a go-to guy on the wing who can manufacture points in crunch time. In short...

    Blog | April 06, 2009
  16. All-Star Game Live Blog

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Welcome to the post-kryptonite world. The arena is buzzier tonight. Security is more officious. In the media workroom, the tube is tuned to 48 Hours as the press corps warms up their laptops. As of 5:3...

    Blog | February 15, 2009