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CHRIS JOHNSON RUMORS

Chris Johnson 'cautiously optimistic' about sticking with the Celtics

The Celtics have 18 players at the moment, and no more than 15 can make the opening night roster.  If no other trades are made, Chris Johnson and his non-guaranteed contract may be out of luck.  Via A. Sherrod Blakely, CSNNE spoke with Johnson's agent Marc Cornstein through a phone interview yesterday.  Said Cornstein:So far, everything has been positive. We're well aware of the...
Via Celtics Life
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics to sign Chris Johnson for remainder of season

Despite his inspiring play over an eight game stint with the Celtics, there was speculation that in order to maintain more financial flexibility Boston might not re-sign Chris Johnson.  After being inked to back to back 10-day contracts, Danny Ainge had to decide today whether to keep Johnson for the rest of the season or let him ago.  It looks like Ainge has chosen in favor of...
Via Celtics Life
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Johnson will be signed for the rest of the season

Adrian Wojnarowski (who else) reports: The Boston Celtics plan to sign swingman Chris Johnson for the rest of the season, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 6, 2014 On the surface, there is really no issue in keeping Johnson: The Celtics will still have an extra roster spot upon his signing, they will not be put in danger of paying any...
Via Red's Army
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics Will Sign Chris Johnson for Remainder of 2014 Season

Chris Johnson is sticking around with the Boston Celtics longer than he initially thought.  Johnson, who has provided great leverage in Boston's backcourt in the previous eight games, will stay with the Boston Celtics for the remainder of the 2014 season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.  The Boston Celtics plan to sign swingman Chris Johnson for the rest of the...
Via CLNS Radio
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Chris Johnson may be on his last 10-day contract

Chris Johnson in his short stint with the Celtics has been exactly what you look for in an exploratory 10-day contract player. In 24.2 minutes per game he’s averaging 8.7 points per on 45.7% shooting from the field with a money 41.1% from long range. His game goes beyond the stat-line though; the hustle and hard play stick out in every, single game he’s played. He’s passed...
Via Celtics Life
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson could become payroll victim

Chris Johnson is on the back end of his second 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics, and has been everything the Celtics could have asked for and more.  Yet, when Thursday comes and the deal ends, Celtics President of Basketball operations Danny Ainge might be forced to let Johnson go, as first reported by CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely.  Johnson is averaging 8.7 points and 3.1...
Via CLNS Radio
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics should start Chris Johnson

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  If this season for Boston is truly about evaluating different players in different roles, throwing Johnson in with the first group only makes sense. In just a short period of time, Johnson has out-played just...
Via Red's Army
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Sign Chris Johnson to a second 10-day contract

After a hard fought effort on the hardwood for his first 10-day contract, the Boston Celtics announced Tuesday that they have signed G Chris Johnson to other short deal.  Johnson's original contract was signed on January 17th, after he enjoyed a time in the D-League with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.  Even though the D-League is a little less experienced then the NBA, Johnson averaged...
Via CLNS Radio
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson makes the most of his opportunity in Celtic debut

If there's one takeaway after talking with coaches and players from Chris Johnson's 11 point debut last night it's that he is hard nosed and that he's going to make the most of his NBA opportunity.To exemplify, Jared Sullinger played against Johnson in high school and had this to say: Sully played vs Chris Johnson in HS. "He's known for out-working his opponents. That's his thing...
Via Celtics Life
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Chris Johnson began building his case

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. This is not your typical 10-day contract experience (which began last Friday for those keeping track at home), for sure. But Johnson, who finished with 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting in Boston’s 93-86 loss, showed...
Via Red's Army
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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