In his post-game press conference, Dwane Casey was prompted about James Johnson, and he shed some light on why Johnson started. Asked why James Johnson started: It wasn’t for the three. It was for defensive purposes, to matchup with Kawhi Leonard, to give us a physical presence with him. I was worried about his minutes, but… Read more »
We are in the midst of a much more active trading season than the one that lead into the 2014 trade deadline last February. From Rajon Rondo to J.R. Smith to Corey Brewer to Timofey Mozgov to whatever we’re calling the Josh Smith saga, this has been a feverishly active lead-up to mid-February, with no real signs of slowdown on the horizon.