Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson

Height/Weight: 6' 7"/240 lbs
Born: Little Rock, Arkansas
College: Arkansas
Draft: 2001 1st round (10th pick) by the

    Game Recap: Celtics 134, Hornets 93

    The Celtics defeated the Hornets, 134-93. Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 24 points, along with five rebounds and one assist, while Jayson Tatum added 16 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Celtics in the victory. Kelly Oubre Jr. (17 points) and LaMelo Ball (14 points, seven rebounds, four assists) combined for 31 points for the Hornets in the losing effort. The Celtics improve to 1-0 in the NBA Preseason, while the Hornets fall to 0-1.

  • Field Level Media

    Newly promoted Mazzulla wins preseason debut for Celtics

    BOSTON (AP) Not too many NBA first-timers get to take over a reigning conference champion and oddsmakers' favorite to win an NBA title. Joe Mazzulla knows he's one of the lucky ones. ''I felt like I was coaching a great team that wanted to win, that was fun to coach,'' the newly promoted Boston Celtics coach said on Sunday after making his debut in a 134-93 preseason victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

  • Associated Press

    Brown, Tatum, 3-point shooting leads Celtics past Hornets

    Jaylen Brown scored 24 points and Jayson Tatum added 16 on Sunday as the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics opened under new coach Joe Mazzulla with a preseason 134-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Sam Hauser finished with 14 points for Boston, connecting on 5 of 6 from the field, including four 3-pointers, part of the Celtics making 22 from outside the arc. Malcom Brogdon, picked up in a trade with Indiana, had 11 points.