Atlanta’s Joe Johnson to Replace New Jersey’s Jason Kidd in 2007 NBA All-Star Game
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2007 –
Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson
has been named by NBA Commissioner David Stern to replace injured East All-Star Jason Kidd
(back) of the New Jersey Nets on the Eastern Conference Roster for the 2007 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 18 in Las Vegas.
Johnson, in his sixth NBA season, will be making his first NBA All-Star appearance.
The NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 18, will air live on TNT and ESPN Radio beginning at 8 p.m. EST. The game will also be telecast in over 200 countries and broadcast on NBA.com.