In Boston, Jason Kidd said that Joe Johnson went back to the team's hotel last night due to an illness. Johnson is a game-time decision for tonight's game.
Joe Johnson is a gametime decision. He felt ill yesterday. Plumlee is starting at center with Garnett out for 4th straight with back spasms.
— Stefan Bondy (@NYDNInterNets) March 7, 2014
Johnson has only missed two games this season due to personal reasons. In other news, Mason Plumlee will start his fourth straight game with Kevin Garnett sitting out due to back spasms.