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Keon Johnson is being traded to the Portland Trail Blazers.
A big trade went down on Wednesday between three teams, highlighted by Damian Lillard heading to join the Bucks up in Milwaukee. Johnson was also moved during the deal, being part of the package that went to Phoenix, the third team in the trade. He will be a bench piece for them this year and likely won't carry a ton of value heading into the season.
Keon Johnson (illness) is considered questionable to play in Monday's game against the Detroit Pistons.
Johnson is battling a non-covid illness of some kind that will leave him questionable for Monday. He had to miss Portland's last game because of it, and they will continue to evaluate him on a day-by-day basis. Josh Hart will likely pick up a few additional minutes if Johnson is ruled out ahead of game time.
Keon Johnson has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against the Nets.
Johnson last played on November 5 and he remains without a clear timetable to return.
The Portland Trail Blazers exercised the 2023-2024 option on Keon Johnson Thursday.
Johnson took on a significant role with Portland after being acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers last season, averaging 9.7 points and 25.5 minutes per game as the Blazers began their rebuild. The guard is currently only a speculative stash in dynast formats for a team that should be improved with the return of Jusuf Nurkic and Jerami Grant for head coach Chauncey Billups.
Keon Johnson contributed 10 points (3-13 FG, 0-4 3PT, 4-4 FT),six assists and one steal across 30 minutes in a 128-78 loss to Dallas.
Keon Johnson scored 10 points and flirted with a double-double, dishing out six assists, in a game where his team only scored 78 points and lost by 50. Johnson reached double figures in scoring for the seventh time in his last nine games. He can contribute in all categories and can be a value asset in DFS tournaments, especially nights he's more efficient shooting.