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

Grizzlies Neck Tattoo Promo Rubs Some the Wrong Way

Grizzlies forward James Johnson poses with wife (left) and fan (middle). Photo by Warren Roseborough. By Kelley D. Evans Tattoos are becoming increasingly popular among today’s pop culture.  Many young adults use their bodies as canvases to show their freedom of expression.  To naysayers, visible body art is unacceptable in many professions unless one is an artist, musician...
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February 24, 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...
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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...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' James Johnson throws an alley-oop to himself

During the first half of the Clippers and Grizzlies game on Friday night, James Johnson got bored of traditional basketball plays and decided to spice things up. James tossed a great off the glass alley-oop to himself and finished it with two hands. The crowd in Memphis responded accordingly. [YouTube] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Giving Away Neck Tattoos In Honor Of James Johnson (Photo)

Since being called up from the D-League in December, Mempis Grizzlies forward James Johnson has been a fan favorite and the team will recognize his new popularity by giving away fake neck tattoos during their February 21st game against the Clippers. H/T: ESPN The first 5,000 fans into the team’s Feb. 21 home game against the Los Angeles Clippers will receive a clear sticker with...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies giving away 5,000 neck tattoos to honor James Johnson

Tweet The Memphis Grizzlies will be honoring gritty forward James Johnson by giving the first 5,000 fans through the turnstiles of the February 21 game against the Clippers free “GRIZZLIES” neck tattoos. But don’t worry, these neck tattoos are not of the permanent variety, rather they will be clear stickers that fans will be able to place on their...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 06, 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

Kings top Knicks with buzzer-beating three

The  New York Knicks have had their fair share of buzzer beaters this season. Tonight, they happened to be on the wrong side of one. After admirably fighting back to briefly have a lead, James Johnson of the Sacramento Kings won the game with a buzzer beating three-pointer to seal a victory. you can watch the shot below: Yes, this is the same James Johnson who was 0-11 from the...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

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