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In a rare D-League trade, two recent Celtics, JaJuan Johnson and Luke Harangody, have been traded for each other.
The Charge acquired former Purdue big man JaJuan Johnson on Friday, and they used an old friend to do it.
Canton sent the rights to former Cavalier forward Luke Harangody and a 2013 third-round draft pick to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in exchange for Johnson and Fort Wayne’s 2013 first-round draft pick.
“JaJuan is a very good player,” said Mike Gansey, director of development league operations for the Cavs, who own and operate the Charge. “He’s hurt us a lot when we’ve played him. We thought this was the best move for us right now going forward. Also, to get a first-round draft pick (next season) is rare.”
The 6-foot-10, 208-pound Johnson, a long-armed forward/center who likes to step out and shoot jumpers rather then bang down low, averaged 13.2 points on 39.7-percent shooting in 13 games for the Mad Ants. He also averaged 8.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocks while registering f...
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Two former Celtics were in the D-League news this week as the Canton Charge sent the rights to former Celtic Luke Harangody and a 2013 third-round draft pick to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants today for former Celtic JaJuan Johnson and Fort Wayne’s 2013 first-round draft pick.
The 6-foot-10 Johnson, a big man who would rather shoot jump shots than bang down low, averaged 13.2 points...
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Referees: Danny Crawford, Haywoode Workman, Gary Zielinski
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