Johnson went for 16 points (7-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt), six rebounds, three assists and two steals in 25 minutes off the bench during Tuesday's 117-111 loss at Houston. Johnson continues to impress off the bench for Minnesota, and he has scored at least 15 points in three of his last five contests. He's also shooting 47.4 percent from three-point range during that five-game stretch, so there's no question he's trending in the right direction of late. Those scoring figures should provide value in most formats regardless if he's starting or not.
Johnson had 15 points (5-11 FG, 3-5 3PT, 2-2 FT), five rebounds and four assists in Sunday's loss to New Orleans. Johnson outplayed starter Juancho Hernangomez, who had just three points and eight boards in 28 minutes. Johnson did his work in just 25 minutes -- his highest total through five March contests.
Johnson registered 19 points (8-14 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds, five assists and two steals in 21 minutes during Tuesday's 139-134 win at New Orleans. Johnson has looked impressive off the bench for the Timberwolves, logging 20-plus minutes on a consistent basis while scoring 10 or more points in five of his last six games. He is averaging 13.8 points while shooting an impressive 57.6 percent from the field during that six-game stretch.
Johnson scored 17 points (8-10 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT) while adding four assists, three rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 26 minutes off the bench during Friday's 136-125 loss to the Magic. The veteran forward continues to thrive at the defensive end for Minnesota -- Johnson has recorded multiple blocks in three straight games and five of the last six while snagging multiple steals three times during that span. He's also scored in double digits in four straight, averaging 12.3 points, 4.8 boards, 3.2 assists, 2.2 blocks and 1.7 steals over that six-game stretch.
Johnson will come off the bench Friday against the Celtics, Dane Moore of ZoneCoverage.com reports. Naz Reid will draw the start at center Friday, with coach Ryan Saunders noting that Johnson will be a backup small-ball five. Over his first three contests with the Timberwolves, he's averaged 9.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.3 blocks in 26.7 minutes.
Last 7 Games
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