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...
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.
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...
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...
Anthony Morrow (ankle), Johan Petro (stomach virus) are out
February 01, 2012
Also, Johan Petro starts at center
December 26, 2011
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...
Backup center only player to show up at Nets facility
December 01, 2011
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.