Report: Jazz expect to get Johnson back this week

Joe Johnson is has officially signed with the Rockets after being waived by the Kings.

Utah Jazz small forward Joe Johnson has been out since Oct. 30 due to tendon instability in his right wrist and his recovery has taken longer than expected.

There is some good news to finally report on Johnson, however.

According to Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune, the Jazz expect Johnson to return at some point this week.

Johnson, 36, averaged 6.3 points in the seven games he appeared in before going down with the wrist ailment. The veteran swingman is usually the primary backup to Joe Ingles.

The Jazz enter tonight with a record of 13-14.