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Johan Petro agrees to deal with Chinese team, according to agent

The 7-footer is headed overseas after one season in Atlanta. Free agent center Johan Petro who played for the Atlanta Hawks last season has agreed to a deal with Zhejiang Guangsa Lions in the Chinese Basketball Association his agent has told HoopsHype. Petro is leaving the NBA for the first time since he was a first-round draft pick of the Seattle SuperSonics in 2005. His first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Petro To Sign In China

Johan Petro will sign with a Chinese team, his agent Misko Raznatovic wrote on Twitter. There had been a report that Petro was in discussions with a club in Spain. Petro played for the Atlanta Hawks last season, his eighth year in the NBA.
Via RealGM
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks' Petro awaits birth of child

Atlanta Hawks center Johan Petro has missed practice to be with his wife for the birth of their child. Petro returned to his home in Miami to with his wife, who is scheduled to deliver the child on Sunday. The team is hopeful the 7-footer will return to Atlanta in time for Game 4 of the playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. Petro made his first start of the...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

POTD 4/10/12: Vince Carter on Hassan Whiteside

I’m just going to be honest here: Vince Carter beat Johan Petro because he’s Vince Carter.  When the dunks in question are of a similar caliber I normally go with the one that was more of a facial, which, in this case, would be Petro’s… but I’m rolling with VC’s fly-by on Whiteside because, well, would you ever read this blog again if I took Johan Petro over Vince Carter...
Via NBA 24/7 365
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Nets will dress only eight players for tonight's game vs. Detroit

Anthony Morrow (ankle), Johan Petro (stomach virus) are out
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

2011-2012 NBA Regular Season: DeMar DeRozan Dunks On Johan Petro

Via You Got Dunked On
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

In John Wall, Nets face point guard Nets once thought would lead them

Also, Johan Petro starts at center
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

The Nets' New Public Address Announcer Has Long Dreadlocks And Owns His Own Cigar Lounge

The New Jersey Nets are moving to Brooklyn next year, according to sources. (They're playing out the string in Newark this year or something.) People, especially those who are fans of rapper Jay-Z and center Johan Petro, are excited about this move. But the Nets can't move to Brooklyn and still be the Nets because then people will laugh at them because the Nets are worthy...
Via Deadspin
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Nets' Johan Petro said Nene would help a team that was 'soft' last season

Backup center only player to show up at Nets facility
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Petro Pops In for a Workout

Thursday at the PNY Center, NETS center Johan Petro met with media following a weightlifting session at the team's practice facility. He was the first player to report for a voluntary, unsupervised workout following the tentative settlement agreement reached by the NBA and its players.
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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