Veteran shooting guard Joe Johnson is not ready to retire from the NBA and wants to play at least one more season, according to a report from Kelly Iko of Rockets Wire.
Johnson began this past season with the Utah Jazz, but was traded to the Sacramento Kings at the February trade deadline. After being waived by the Kings, Johnson signed with the Houston Rockets.
In 55 games in 2017-18, Johnson averaged 6.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists, shooting 40.6 percent from the field and 27.6 percent from three.
Johnson only appeared in eight games for the Rockets during the postseason and averaged 1.5 points per game. It’s unknown at this time whether his career would continue with the Rockets or elsewhere, but Johnson remains focused on offseason training.
In his 17-year career, Johnson, 37, has averages of 16.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 1,276 games.