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A More Mature James Johnson Returns To The Raptors

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.
Via Pro Bball Report
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: James Johnson Signing Grade

Toronto Raptors: James Johnson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons, 5 Million Wow, James Johnson was the 16th pick in his draft and will be on his 5th team in 6 seasons, as he is returning to the Raptors who he played with for half of his 2nd season and his 3rd. Regardless, he is a Raptor again and is coming off of an excellent season...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizz Forward James Johnson Says “Not Guilty” to Domestic Violence

By Kelley D. Evans Memphis Grizzlies forward James Johnson entered a not guilty plea on Monday morning regarding a domestic assault charge. Represented by his attorney Leslie Ballin, the 27-year-old appeared in court to fight allegations that occurred on Saturday (June 7). Johnson was arrested after an altercation where he allegedly slapped and choked his wife of two years, Callie...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Forward James Johnson Arrested For Domestic Assault

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...
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' James Johnson expects to return soon from ankle injury

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Washington Wizards on Monday by the score of 110-104. It was the second straight win for the Grizzlies, who improved to 34-25 on the season, fourth in the Southwest Division. The Grizzlies played without power forward James Johnson due to a sprained ankle, but Johnson feels he wont be out of action long.   Sefedin Gashi via Wikimedia CommonsRon...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Johnson throws alley-oop off backboard to himself

Look at this crazy move by James Johnson. Up-and-under, in traffic, and then throwing an off the backboard alley-oop to himself.
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: James Johnson Throws Insane Alley-Oop to Himself in Traffic

Players throwing off-the-backboard alley oops to themselves isn’t all that hard for NBA players. In dunk contests, off-the-backboard oops are a staple, and these plays even happen on fast breaks occasionally. But the off-the-backboard oop Memphis Grizzlies forward James Johnson completed yesterday is something the league hasn’t seen in a long time. Johnson drove middle but was...
Via Standing O Sports
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies’ James Johnson Throws Alley-oop To Himself Off Backboard (Video)

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...
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Guy: James Johnson (Video)

James Johnson has quickly become a new Grizzlies fan favorite for his athleticism and hustle, giving the team an all around adrenaline burst. Photo courtesy of Warren Roseborough. There was a collective yawn at first, when the Grizzlies announced they’d called up James Johnson from the D-League. I mean, you just don’t hear about guys in the D-League because . . . well, they...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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