Big 3 MVP Joe Johnson speaks out on potential NBA return
7-time NBA All-Star Joe Johnson doesn’t plan on staying in the Big 3. Despite the fact that he’s won MVP in the league in back-to-back years, the 40-year-old still has aspirations to play in the Association. Via TMZ Sports:
“No I’m not done. We’ll see what happens here. We’ll see man. We’ll see. I dont have anything definitive to tell you, to be honest with you. But, Imma be out here trying to get things done.”
Joe Johnson hasn’t played in the NBA since 2018 after he was waived by the Detroit Pistons during the 2019 season before even getting the chance to take the floor. Despite his age, Johnson can clearly still hoop. He’s averaged over 20 points per game in the Big 3 league.
After all, this man is an All-Star who can score at a high level. In 17 seasons at the NBA level, Joe Johnson averaged 16 points, four rebounds, and 3.9 assists on 37% shooting from three-point land. His most recent stint where he actually played was with the Houston Rockets in the 2017-18 season.
Joe Johnson can still give any NBA team depth in their frontcourt as he’s showing the ability to get buckets. While the Big 3 is definitely not the NBA, the veteran knows what it takes to succeed at this level. The question is, will any organization give Iso Joe a chance? If someone comes calling, he will surely be ready.