The Utah Jazz got a 7 time All-Star in Free Agency this off-season in Joe Johnson. He has hit 7 game winners in the last decade, and many more clutch shots when the game distills to “make it or miss it” mode. His career as a clutch finisher is going to be important for the Jazz — a team that has struggled in closing out games last season. So what did he have to say to the Jazz fans on media day?
More seriously, he understands that he’s started a lot over his great career, but he’s not hung up on being a starter with the Jazz right now.
"If I can come here and leave my mark ... I'm all for it." - Joe Johnson on start/coming off the bench pic.twitter.com/YaiT7IXdEM— SLC Dunk (@slcdunk) September 26, 2016
"The hard part is the grind, the grit, the offseason, when there is no cameras on ya." - Joe Johnson— SLC Dunk (@slcdunk) September 26, 2016
There was a big discussions about his shoe collection, but really, I’m not a sneaker-head so I’m not going to detail it. I’m interested in what he can bring to the team on the court. And he simply put it:
"Depth, leadership, wisdom, and most importantly wins. That's what I'm here for." - Joe Johnson on what he brings to Utah— SLC Dunk (@slcdunk) September 26, 2016
And that’s really what we want to see as fans.