The Woj Report: Why Johnson chose Heat

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In the video below from The Vertical, Yahoo Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski discusses reasons why Joe Johnson has decided to join the Heat after Johnson clears waivers Saturday.

Wojnarowski's sources say Johnson prefers a starting role and major minutes -- something the Cavaliers and other teams interested in the veteran swingman were unlikely to guarantee.

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Johnson's contract was bought out by the Nets on Thursday. He is averaging 11.8 points on 41 percent shooting, his lowest in each category since 2002-03.

The Cavaliers have split their two meetings vs. the Heat. The teams meet for the third and final time of the regular season March 19 at Miami.