Joe Johnson has a reputation of getting large contracts as a free agent.
He signed a $70 million deal with Atlanta Hawks in 2005. Then he reupped with the Hawks in 2010 for a whopping $123 million, which was one of the largest contracts in NBA history at the time.
Johnson, who just finished his 15th season after playing two years at Arkansas, signed a slightly smaller deal. According to David Aldridge of TNT, Johnson agreed to a two-year deal worth $22 million.
Utah agrees to terms with Joe Johnson on a two-year, $22 million deal, per league source.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 2, 2016
Johnson averaged 15.1 points per game in his two years at Arkansas. During his time in the NBA, he’s become a seven-time NBA All-Star, while averaging 16.9 points per game for his career. Last season with the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat, Johnson averaged 12.2 points per game while shooting 38 percent from 3-point range.