In an effort to at least partially fill the gaping hole left by the departure of Dwyane Wade, free agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year contract with the Miami Heat. Ellington’s contract is expected to pay him $12 million over the next two years. He had the option of returning to the Brooklyn Nets, but declined the opportunity after making just under...
James Johnson speaks with media following Thursday's Game 2 loss in Cleveland.
When we watch NBA games sometimes we forget that these great players are just as human as we are. Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson posted this video to his instagram today and it is a good reminder that these guys aren’t just super heroes on TV but do a lot of the same stuff we do every day. Even though Johnson has had his family issues it’s always nice to see some quality...
Toronto Raptors James Johnson has taken his turn at the school of hard knocks over the past couple of seasons. A talented athletic forward somewhat trapped between the three and the four, he was constantly being pushed out of his comfort zone to become the player coaches thought he could be in the NBA. “Memphis gave me some time to reflect on who I really was,” Johnson said.
It was a different James Johnson who was introduced to the Toronto media in his second turn at playing for the Raptors. A more mature young man who has learned from his mistakes and truly values the opportunity he has been given. “It was a crazy road for me, but I’ve learned a lot – a lot from my mistakes,” Johnson said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Grizzlies forward James Johnson has been arrested for domestic assault and accused of hitting and choking his wife at their home. Johnson was booked into the Shelby County Jail at 4:35 a.m. Saturday and was still there Saturday afternoon. WMC-TV cited a police affidavit that Johnson and his wife had just returned home when Johnson allegedly hit his wife in the...
Look at this crazy move by James Johnson. Up-and-under, in traffic, and then throwing an off the backboard alley-oop to himself.
James Johnson did some quick thinking during the Memphis Grizzlies’ game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. After a pump fake got a Clipper player in the air, it almost looked like Johnson was going to travel when he tried to lean into the defender to draw a foul. Johnson kept his pivot foot down and got creative, tossing the ball against the backboard and surprising his...
Memphis Grizzlies fans who always wanted to get a neck tattoo but were dissuaded from doing so either due to the fear of the pain associated or being ostracized and marginalized as an oddball at the office will have the chance to take a temporary one for a ride. That is if they are one […]The post Memphis Grizzlies giving away 5,000 temporary neck tattoos to honor James Johnson...
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