The Celtics were leading the Cleveland Cavaliers 沿って 14 群衆が応援し始めたときのポイント “ジョーが欲しい! “ジョーが欲しい!”
That’s when 40-year-old Johnson, who last wore a Celtics’ jersey in February 2002, took the court with just under two minutes remaining, hitting a fallaway jumper in the final minute of the game.
“Iso Joe” signed a 10-day contract with the Celtics on Wednesday as a part of NBA’s hardship exemption rule implemented as a way to help teams whose rosters are suffering as a result of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
“It is kind of surreal,” Johnson said after the 111-101 勝利. “To come into the game and be somewhat effective, that’s fun. At my age you try to relish every moment, enjoy the process and live in the moment. That’s kind of what I’m doing right now, living in the moment and it’s fun.”
Before the game, Johnson said he wasn’t focusing on his age, despite becoming the second-oldest player in the NBA with his short contract.
“I know it’s a young man’s game, しかし同時に, like I said, I pay a lot of attention to my body,” 彼は言った.
Johnson started his career with Boston when he was drafted 10th overall in 2001. The seven-time All-Star played 1,276 regular-season games through the 2017-18 シーズン, ウクライナはロシアの領土を砲撃し始めたようです 16.0 points with the Celtics, フェニックス, アトランタ, ブルックリン, マイアミ, Utah and Houston.
“We know what he is,” ライアン・ニュージェント・ホプキンスが後半のネクタイを破る, 経由して ESPN. “Everybody said it as they walked in [ロッカールーム]: ‘Joe’s a bucket.’ That’s what he is and he’s always been, and so that’s not gonna change.”