Nets Respond To Johnson’s Selfishness Comments

According to the team’s beat writers that made the trip, the Nets didn’t appear to be in any sort of turmoil over Joe Johnson’s comments that the team had played selfishly and underperformed through their first six games. If anything, they’ll use it as motivation.

For one, Johnson stood by what he said:

Kevin Garnett said the message was received by the team, and offered a classic KG-ism (language NSFW, otherwise known as rated KG):

Lionel Hollins dismissed the idea, saying Johnson is free to think what he wants about the offense:

Deron Williams admitted he didn’t like some of the play but didn’t think it was “constant”:

The Nets take on the Phoenix Suns at 9 P.M. EST tonight to kick off their three-game road trip. It’s the team’s first real test of the season, after going 4-2 in their first six games against underwhelming teams. Let’s see how they respond on the court.