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Joe Johnson Buyout

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mockster, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. mockster

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    http://mweb.cbssports.com/nba/eye-o...k-to-buy-out-joe-johnson-after-trade-deadline


    Also news is that the cosch and GM were fired today.

    http://www.nba.com/2016/news/01/10/nets-hollins-fired.ap/


    If they can't move johnson [which would be hard with his insane contract] they prolly will buy him out considering he's going to leave anyway and playoff hopes are dead

    Should we and try and pick up johnson?.

    Personally I'm a fan of joe Johnson. He's a legit good player that can play like a superstar but isn't always consistent on the star status. He was overpaid no doubt but his scoring ability is top notch.

    For the right price hell even a decent one year contract would be a great pick up.

    Not sure where he would fit in but if we get rid of brewer [we are] joe Johnson could easily slip in the SF spot from time to time and also back up SG.

    This would be another Josh smith signing except a lot more talent.

    What is everyone's thoughts
     
  2. Liberon

    Liberon Rookie

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    Corey Brewer and or Thorton would have to go. Personally I think Thorton has a much better shooting touch than Johnson... Interesting player though
     
  3. Jay713

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    No. And no. Rockets are not a Joe Johnson away from getting better.
     
  4. J.R.

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    If bought out, he'll have better options than Houston.
     
  5. mockster

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    There also not getting better with the current roster. You have to add players either through signings or trades to get better
     
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    I know the Cavs were interested in him in the offseason.
     
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    He won't fit with Harden unless he plays the SF position.

    DD
     
  8. mockster

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    I realize he'll be sought after by many teams. This was just a thought. Joe Johnson isnt a saving grace but on the right team he could be a major role player if not a solid sixth man.
     
  9. mockster

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    Isn't a valid arguement. If you go by that logic then nobody cN fit with harden and we can never upgrade our bench.
     
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    need more defense or competent go to scorers. ariza cant be playing 35-40mpg, he's not a superstar. he needs a competent backup or someone to split mintues with. jj aint that guy. can he even move his old ass legs on defense? at least harden takes a step or two
     
  11. Von Rafer

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    He's going to Cleveland if bought out.
     
  12. Codman

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    Regardless of this year, even at his age, Joe Johnson can still drop 20 on any given night.

    I think he's disinterested with the season, but he put 16-10 on us to help the Nets get their first win of the season.
     
  13. Caesar

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    YES PLEASE.
     
  14. juanm34

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    Yawn...... Pass
     
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    Ah, I was thinking of him as a starter - you are correct, he could be our backup at SG/SF.....but at this point, Thornton is more dynamic.

    DD
     
  16. LosPollosHermanos

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    Johnson could help this team greatly. If he were bought out however, he would never come here. He would goto a contender.
     
  17. Yung-T

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    Will fit right in with his 32% 3pt shooting, we need more volume chuckers.
     
  18. Mathloom

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    We are all forgetting that we're not a team that mid season FA vets want to latch onto anymore. I think he'd have way better options than us, although I'd love to replace Brewer with Johnson in our rotation.
     
  19. zcarenow

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    Spurs or Cavs will likely pick him up
     
  20. kjayp

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    he's making nearly 25M? LMAO....
     

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