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The Brooklyn Nets are waiving F James Johnson as reported by ESPN's Nick Friedell.
James Johnson is being waived to make room on the roster to convert Kessler Edwards' contract to a standard NBA contract for the playoffs. Johnson had missed the previous two games with a non-COVID related illness. He averaged 5.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists across 62 games for Brooklyn this season.
According to Alex Schiffler, James Johnson (illness) has been ruled out Wednesday vs. the Knicks.
Johnson will miss a second consecutive game as he continues to deal with an illness. On Tuesday, Cam Thomas and Kessler Edwards both saw their minutes increase with the veteran forward out.
Nets F James Johnson is considered questionable for Wednesday night's game against New York as reported by Empire Sports Media's Alder Almo.
James Johnson is in danger of missing his seconds straight contest Wednesday as he recovers from a non-COVID related illness. If he is out again, Blake Griffin, Lamarcus Aldridge and Kessler Edwards are all candidates fro increased minutes.
According to Alex Schiffler, James Johnson (non-COVID illness) has been ruled out Tuesday against the Rockets.
Johnson joins Seth Curry and Goran Dragic as out Tuesday for the Nets. WIth a heavy rotation of valuable players out for the team, Kessler Edwards and Blake Griffin figure to see their minutes increased from their end of the bench roles while Patty Mills and Nic Claxton should see their minutes increased as well.
Nets F James Johnson is questionable Tuesday against Houston according to NetsDaily's Chris Milholen.
James Johnson is in danger of missing Tuesday's game against the Roickets as he deals with a non-COVID related illness. Johnson is averaging nearly 20 minutes a night through 62 games this season. Those minutes will likely go to Blake Griffin and Kessler Edwards who are in line to see increased usage if Johnson misses his first game since February 17.