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    Default Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?

    http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepu...1suns0801.html

    After Dwyane Wade's 19-point half, Stoudemire barked at Johnson in front of the team: "Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?"

    Stoudemire got seven shots in the next game and then sat out two with ankle inflammation. Johnson played his best ball after that but told friends he would never re-sign.


    I guess this explains why Joe Johnson didn't want to come back to play for the Suns. I thought all the Suns cared about was outscoring the opposition. He should fit in well in Atlanta, however.

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    Default Re: Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?

    Aww, did Johnson get his feelings hurt? I still think has everything to do with money and nothing else.

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    Aww, did Johnson get his feelings hurt? I still think has everything to do with money and nothing else.
    How could it be about money? The Suns were willing to pay him!
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    the suns couldve paid him more money...

    its about johnson wanting to play the point and be a bit more of a star....

    in atlanta he can do both....

    in phoenix he could do neither

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    Johnson felt disrespected by the entire organization. He wanted 5/$50M last season, and the Suns declined. Then the whole Amare incident from above, and you now there were plenty others similar.
    JJ just felt disrespected. Maybe he's a bit to sensitive, maybe not, but either way he got his wish. Now he'll go on to Atlanta to become the forgotten man, much like Al Harrington.

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    Default Re: Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?

    If I'm not mistaken didn't he get more money from Atlanta than Phoenix?

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    From what I've read JJ does not want to be the 4th best player on a team. Also read soemthing about him wanting to play point guard, which seems crazy to me

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    Default Re: Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?

    Is this guy the mix of Al Harrington and Jalen Rose or what?

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    Default Re: Are you going to play any (expletive) defense?

    Quote Originally Posted by efx
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    If I'm not mistaken didn't he get more money from Atlanta than Phoenix?
    Suns could have matched the deal and gave him the same amount of money and he didnt want it. He wants to be the man on the team, not a 4th option.

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