IVAN JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP
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
The Hawks are one of several teams that have expressed an interest in signing Ivan Johnson once he finishes his season in the Chinese Basketball Association, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The CBA regular season ends Feb. 16.
The Hawks have inquired about Johnson’s availability and willingness to return to his former team. No agreement has been reached and no...
With no NBA out clause, Ivan Johnson has signed a one-year contract with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association, a league source told RealGM.
Johnson, the 6-foot-8 free agent forward, received interest throughout NBA free agency, and his four finalists were the Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls, a source said. He decided...
Meet Atlanta Hawks forward Ivan Johnson who shattered the backboard glass at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the campus of Butler University during a morning practice the day before the Hawks 4th preseason road game vs. the Indiana Pacers. Clearly this doesn't happen too often these days compared to back in the 90s with all the hoop upgrades, so this is pretty impressive by Ivan. ...
It's all fun and games until someone shatters the backboard. You might remember Ivan Johnson as the guy who clashed with Kevin Garnett during last season's Celtics-Hawks playoff series, or you might know him for one of several other instances of questionable behavior. Now, going forward, you can think of him as the guy who put an abrupt stop to practice because the backboard...
It appears that the backboards at whatever collegiate facility the Hawks practiced at this morning were not ready to handle the punishment that Ivan Johnson was set to dish out. This fact is evidenced by the photo above, in which you can see a scowling Johnson discussing the glass he shattered with a reporter (or maybe he’s showing her the diamonds in his teeth, I don’t know...
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed forward Ivan Johnson, who made a surprise impact as an undrafted rookie last season.
The 28-year-old Johnson averaged 6.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 56 games. He led the team by making 51.3 percent of his shots from the field and ranked fourth in rebounds.
The 6-foot-8, 255-pound Johnson was the NBA's rookie of the month for April.
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012
IVAN THE QUOTABLE
Most NBA rookies would cower in fear at the thought of getting on Kevin Garnett's bad side. Ivan Johnson, however, is not your typical NBA rookie.
ATLANTA If you still aren't aware of Ivan Johnson, allow this quote to be your introduction to the Hawks forward:
"I don't really watch basketball, so I don't really know who anybody is. So when I match up with them, they're just another player."
That was the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Johnson explaining why and how he goes hard at his opponents, whoever they...
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ATLANTA -- If you still arent aware of Ivan Johnson, allow this quote as your introduction:
I dont really watch basketball, so I dont really know who anybody is, said Johnson. So when I match up with them, theyre just another player.
That was the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Johnson explaining why and how he goes hard at his opponents, whoever they may be. The night of this quote, he was...