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Johnson scored a team-high 26 points (10-18 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds and five assists in 40 minutes in the loss to the Cavaliers on Friday.
Johnson has averaged 18.6 points and hit 50 percent of his field goals in his last five games. With Deron Williams (calf) on the shelf, the Nets will lean on the veteran wing to score more.
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Johnson scored 17 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3P, 0-3 FT) with eight rebounds, three assists and a steal in 38 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Raptors.
He's averaging 16.8 points, 5.0 boards, 2.8 assists, 2.8 threes and 1.0 steals in four games since rejoining the lineup following a stomach bug. Johnson has been a rare bright spot in a disappointing start to the Nets' season, but if the trade rumors surrounding him pan out don't expect him to have the same prominent role in a new uniform.
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Johnson (illness) returned to the court Friday against the Sixers and was able to compile 12 points, two rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 27 minutes.
Johnson missed two games with a stomach virus but was able to practice Thursday and ultimately play Friday. That being said, he played decently below his normal compliment of minutes (34.5) as he was likely struggling with conditioning. Unfortunately for him, the Nets have a quick turnaround by playing the Hornets on Saturday and Johnson's inability to play a full compliment of minutes Friday may likely spill over into Saturday as well.
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Johnson (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports.
Johnson has missed the last four days, including two games, while battling a stomach virus. His presence at practice is a solid indication that he has a good chance to return against Philadelphia on Friday, though the team is yet to offer official confirmation. If he does, indeed, return, expect Alan Anderson to return to a bench role.
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Johnson (illness) did not practice Tuesday, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.
Johnson came down with a stomach virus over the weekend and was held out of Monday's blowout loss to the Cavaliers. His absence Tuesday is not overly encouraging, but the team has not ruled him out of Wednesday's matchup with Chicago. A decision will likely be made following Wednesday's shootaround.
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Johnson (illness) will not play Monday against Cleveland, Tim Bontemps of the New York Post reports.
Johnson came down with a stomach virus over the weekend, which kept him out of practice Sunday. He'll be sidelined Monday, joining Brook Lopez, who's dealing with a back issue. The Nets are yet to announce who will start in his place, but Alan Anderson would appear to be the most likely candidate. Consider Johnson questionable for Wednesday's matchup with Chicago.
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Johnson missed Sunday's practice with a stomach virus, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.
The next game for Brooklyn will come against the Cavaliers on Monday and Johnson won't likely be given the green light until right before tipoff. With that in mind, Alan Anderson and Bojan Bogdanovic may be in store for extended minutes on the hardwood Monday if Johnson stays on the sidelines.
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Johnson provided 22 points (7-14 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-7 FT), eight rebounds, and six assists in 37 minutes in the win over the Knicks on Tuesday.
Johnson was coming off a terrible three-point game in Sunday's loss to Chicago. He bounced back with one his better performances of the season and will continue to see minutes and offensive opportunities with the Nets.
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Johnson scored 21 points (8-12 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), with four assists and two rebounds during Wednesday's win over the 76ers.
Johnson had a nice night shooting, and was the leading scorer for the Nets in their win. Expect him to be a strong fantasy option at the small forward position moving forward.
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Johnson toiled 52 minutes in the triple-overtime loss to the Bucks on Wednesday and provided 18 points (7-15 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, and eight assists.
The 33-year-old Johnson has been playing heavy minutes (only fewer than 31 minutes once and 36 or more five times). Over his last five, he is averaging 15.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.2 assists. He is a steady source of fantasy goodness and should remain in lineups.