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Bucks sign first-rounder Henson

MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks announced Tuesday that they had signed first-round draft pick John Henson to a multi-year contract. Henson was the 14th overall pick in last month's NBA Draft. Henson, a 6-foot-11 power forward, joins Milwaukee after a decorated three-year career at the University of North Carolina, where he averaged 10.3 points and 8.1 rebounds in 109 career contests....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: A Look at John Henson

When John Henson came to Chapel Hill three years ago the optimists kept saying to take a good look at him as it would be his only year donning the caroline blue. The pessimists kept talking about his lack of build, as they kept pointing out that “he was too skinny”. Being a realist I can say that in the three seasons under Roy Williams the power forward bulked up some, but more...
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Henson eager to return vs. Creighton

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- John Henson has never been much of a sit-still kind of guy. He likes to get on his feet and move his long legs around. The North Carolina forward loves to joke, smile, laugh with and at people, and he just enjoys everything life has to offer. Except injuries. And that has been Henson's bane for the last nine days after landing hard on his left wrist early...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Henson's wrist injury adds stress on UNC bench

North Carolina coach Roy Williams is still unsure whether junior forward John Henson will be ready for the Tar Heels' opener in the NCAA tournament Friday. Henson sprained his left wrist in a fall during the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and missed the last two games. He went through about 70 percent of the team's practice Thursday morning in Chapel Hill, then participated...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Henson's wrist continues to be a question for UNC

North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he probably won't know until Thursday whether John Henson will be ready for the Tar Heels' NCAA tournament opener. Henson hurt his left wrist on a fall during the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Atlanta. The 6-foot-10 forward didn't play the final two games of the tournament, though he dressed out for the championship game...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Henson dresses for ACC title game

North Carolina forward John Henson is in uniform and has his sore left wrist taped as he is participating in warmups before Sunday's ACC championship game against Florida State. Tar Heels spokesman Steve Kirschner says Henson will play ''only in an emergency situation.'' Henson missed the No. 4 Tar Heels' win over North Carolina State in Saturday's semifinals...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Henson injures left wrist vs. Maryland

North Carolina forward John Henson has injured his left wrist in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The ACC's defensive player of the year was hurt on drive to the basket in Friday's quarterfinals, going down on a hard foul by Maryland's Ashton Pankey. Henson flexed his hand repeatedly and went to the locker room for treatment with 13:51 left in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

'Canes look to pull off upset against Tar Heels

While their team has produced a string of decisive victories, North Carolina coach Roy Williams and forward John Henson still see plenty of room for improvement. After using a late surge to put away their most recent opponent, the third-ranked Tar Heels could use a better performance Tuesday night against Miami, a team that's given them problems over the past couple of seasons...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Henson named ACC Player of the Week

John Henson gets ACC Player of the Week for 2nd time this seasonI had said “this would not be the only time the young man wins this award this season” when junior John Henson won ACC Player of the Week a while back. Well, today I can say I was right in saying that as the official ACC site has him as the top performer in the conference. If you have been watching the 6’11″...
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Smiling Henson a menace on the court

John Henson loves to smile. Sometimes, he just cant help it. Following a poorly played win at Virginia last season, Henson sat at his locker answering questions about the Tar Heels performance that afternoon. As the questions got more critical, a smile emerged on Hensons face. I dont know what to tell you, he said. We just didnt play well but we got the win, though. Henson is...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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