Two-year NBA veteran Ivan Johnson has signed in the NBA Development League, joining the waiver player pool, sources told RealGM.Johnson had discussed deals overseas since becoming a final roster cut out of training camp with the Dallas Mavericks in October, but he had always leaned toward joining the D-League in hopes of an NBA call up.Johnson, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 5.3 points...
December 04, 2014
Ivan Johnson’s contract with the Dallas Mavericks will be for two seasons, with partial guarantees, league sources told RealGM.
The Mavericks announced the signing on Tuesday.
Johnson played for the Mavericks’ summer league entry in Las Vegas, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, one steal and 20.8 minutes per game.
Johnson spent the 2013-14 season with the Zhejiang in the Chinese...
One of the last times we saw Ivan Johnson playing regularly in the NBA, he did this..That's right. That is Mr. Johnson flipping off a Celtics fan after a Hawks Game 6 loss back in March of 2012. It was his rookie year, he was fined 25 grand, played one more year in the NBA and then disappeared.UNTIL NOW!!Ivan Johnson is back with avengeance, and he is not a new man. He's the same...
The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is a place for rookies to get some court time with their new teams and a good opportunity for others to impress in hopes of landing a spot on a roster for the upcoming season. Ivan Johnson, formerly of the Atlanta Hawks, most recently played for the Zhejiang Golden […]
According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former Atlanta Hawks forward Ivan Johnson
Ivan Johnson turned down playing in the NBA for the sake of his kids
Ivan Johnson, formally of the Atlanta Hawks, turned down multiple offers from NBA teams to play in China. While this might come as a surprise to most people, the reason for Johnson’s decision is very respectable. While we’ve heard of many cases of athletes owing child support or completely abandoning their kids...
Even after upcoming signings in the frontcourt, the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets remain possible suitors for Ivan Johnson, league sources told RealGM.
Johnson has been in dialogue with other interested NBA teams, too, and has recently worked out for several organizations. No frontrunner has emerged. The Clippers had been a finalist for Johnson in free agency last offseason...
February 23, 2014
Ivan Johnson has received interest from multiple NBA teams once he finishes his season in the Chinese Basketball Association.
The CBA regular season ends on Feb. 16.
The Atlanta Hawks are one of the interested teams.
In 25 games for the Golden Bulls, Johnson is averaging 25.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in 33.0 minutes.