Tagged: atlanta hawks

Attention On Joe Johnson's Contract Will Intensify With Trade To Jay-Z's Nets

by Chris Bahn 7/3/2012 10:13 am

Joe Johnson, who is owed $89 million over the next four years, has been traded to the Brooklyn Nets from the Atlanta Hawks. That means he’s joining a team in the nation’s most glaring — an unforgiving — media spotlight and becoming part of a franchise owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov and music mogul Jay-Z.

There's No Shame In Former Razorback Great Joe Johnson Failing To Become Jordan

by Evin Demirel, TheSportsSeer.Com 5/15/2012 1:40 pm

Joe Johnson couldn't get the Atlanta Hawks out of the first round of the playoffs. Again. And his legacy won't be Jordan-esque. But Johnson is far from a failure and if he turns his attention to seeking a title, he can end his career with a strong legacy.

Atlanta Hawks

by 5/11/2012 7:46 am

Joe Johnson & Co. end streak of second-round playoff appearances.

Al Horford

by Tre Baker 4/24/2012 9:44 am

The Hawks prepare for the playoffs with a depleted squad.

Joe Johnson

by 3/27/2012 8:41 am

Former Razorback is the current NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 3/19/2012 10:19 am

Hawks lean on Joe in short-handed victory over Cleveland.

Columnist Wonders If Former Razorback Joe Johnson Should Skip NBA All-Star Weekend

by Chris Bahn 2/21/2012 1:20 pm

Joe Johnson will skip the Atlanta Hawks’ final two games before the NBA All-Star break because of tendinitis in his left knee. Some are questioning Johnson, a former Arkansas Razorback and Little Rock Central star, for not battling through the injury. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution thinks Johnson shouldn’t just stop with sitting out those two games. Schultz argues a lengthier break would go a long way to improving Johnson’s health and his perception among fans.

Miami's Big 3 Leads Heat to 107-87 Rout of Hawks

by The Associated Press 2/13/2012 9:53 am

LeBron James scored 23 points, Dwyane Wade added 21 and the Miami Heat blew out the Atlanta Hawks 107-87 on Sunday night after racing to a 22-point lead at halftime.

Atlanta Hawks

by Tre Baker 2/13/2012 9:50 am

Joe Johnson & Co. get routed by Miami.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 1/3/2012 8:47 am

Former Hog's 21 points help lift Atlanta Hawks over Miami.

Atlanta Hawks

by Tre Baker 8/8/2011 8:49 am

NBA team gets sold, but stay planted in Atlanta.

Joe Johnson Is Still Riding 'Up High in His Super Truck'

by Chris Bahn 6/28/2011 6:28 pm

Joe Johnson continues to ride in style. His own very, um, unique style. Perhaps you remember a 2008 post on this site with photos and details of Joe Johnson’s super truck, complete with ”front and rear cameras, three flatscreen televisions, a train horn and a seat that folds out into a bed ..." Well, Johnson hasn’t scaled back his vehicle choice. We’re not sure if it’s the same truck with a new paint job or a new rig, but it’s a sight to behold, either way.

NBA Players Joe Johnson and Jannero Pargo Back To Support Razorback Coach Mike Anderson

by Chris Bahn 6/28/2011 4:23 pm

Mike Anderson hadn’t interviewed for the Arkansas job when Joe Johnson publicly voiced his support for the coach. Johnson made it known he would get involved again with the Razorbacks if Anderson was hired. Johnson, who plays for the Atlanta Hawks, is making good on that promise. He was back in Bud Walton Arena, along with other pro Razorbacks like Chicago Bulls guard Jannero Pargo, on Tuesday speaking with campers at Anderson’s youth basketball camp.

Jim's Notebook: On the NBA, Presidents and Golf, and More Basketball

by Jim Harris 5/27/2011 1:30 pm

The NBA is becoming relevant again, and it is even beginning to matter in the neighborhood.

Atlanta Hawks

by Tre Baker 5/13/2011 8:41 am

Joe Johnson helps break a second-round losing streak, but the Bulls ultimately prevail.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 5/3/2011 8:37 am

The Atlanta Hawks take no bull in Game 1 of the East Semifinals.

Ronnie Brewer, Joe Johnson Face Each Other in Bulls-Hawks NBA Playoff Series

by Tre Baker 5/2/2011 11:00 am

Two former Razorbacks will meet each other in the NBA postseason for the first time Monday night as Joe Johnson of the Atlanta Hawks face the No. 1 seeded Chicago Bulls featuring Ronnie Brewer.

Joe Johnson

by Tre Baker 4/25/2011 9:35 am

Atlanta puts Orlando in a 3-1 hole thanks to 20 points from Joe Johnson.

Fisher, Johnson and Brewer Represent Arkansas in NBA Playoffs

by Tre Baker 4/22/2011 10:00 am

Two former Razorbacks (Joe Johnson, Ronnie Brewer Jr.) and a former UALR Trojan (Derek Fisher) show off their Arkansas ties this weekend in the NBA Postseason.


by Tre Baker 4/14/2011 8:47 am

Joe Johnson and Ronnie Brewer suffer injuries and bad timing.