Could former Celtic, Joe Johnson, make a return to NBA?
Iso Joe is reportedly working out for several NBA teams including the Clippers, Bucks and 76'ers. His impressive play for The BIG3 evidently got the attention of some NBA general managers. He led the BIG3 in total points, 4-pointers, field goals and assists. In the final post-season game versus the Killer 3's, he notched 28 points, six rebounds and two assists. At this point in his basketball career, he obviously would take a bench role on a contending team. Former Celtic, Kendrick Perkins, is rooting for Johnson to make it back to the Big League.
Even tho Joe Johnson is still auditioning for the NBA and probably is going to get picked up I have to applaud him because he put his pride aside and was on a mission and played in the Big 3 and killed it and didn’t ask for any handouts or favors! He went and got it out the mud!— Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) August 28, 2019
Joe had indicated that he didn't join the BIG3 as an entry back to the NBA, but rather as therapy after the death of his mother last February. A contender in need of a proven scorer off the bench could do much worse than inking Iso Joe to a one-year deal.
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