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WESLEY JOHNSON RUMORS

Lakers Rumors: Nick Young to start over Wesley Johnson?

The Los Angeles Lakers have an abysmal 5-15 record, and coach Byron Scott could tweak his starting lineup to spark his team. This change could send Wesley Johnson to the bench, which elevates sharpshooter Nick Young into the starting lineup.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Lakers beat writer Mike Bresnahan:"Which Lakers starter(s) get benched tomorrow...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson posterizes Danilo Gallinari (Video)

Looking for a bright spot in a Los Angeles Lakers season that has been nothing shy of horrendous? Wesley Johnson has you covered. Johnson, a fourth-year swingman out of Syracuse, posterized Danilo Gallinari on a fast break Sunday night. To make matters worse, Gallinari fouled Johnson and sent him to the free throw line. And...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson Signs With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Wesley Johnson. “I’m happy to welcome Wesley back to our team and am excited to see him develop further after taking such great strides last season,” said Mitch Kupchak. “Wesley possesses elite athleticism, and has the potential to develop into an excellent defender.” A four-year NBA veteran, Johnson had his best professional...
Via RealGM
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Wesley Johnson Resigning Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Wesley Johnson Resigning Grade By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, $1 million With all the hype around the Los Angeles Lakers signing Carlos Boozer, and their current pursuit of Eric Bledsoe, you’d be forgiven for missing this move. But resigning Wesley Johnson could prove to be just what the Lakers needed. This deal makes sense on a...
Via HoopStuff
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team agrees to one-year deal with Wesley Johnson

The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement to bring back Wesley Johnson for one more season, according to Chris Broussard from ESPN. Last season, Johnson averaged 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 block in 28.4 minutes per game. He also shot 42 percent from the field and just below 37 percent from three-point range. Aside from the assists per game stat...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Wesley Johnson's future with the Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson struggled with consistency under former coach Mike D'Antoni. However, the Lakers remain intrigued by his athleticism and versatility.Image by Darry2385, via Wikimedia CommonsAfter his exit interview with the Lakers, Johnson commented on his future:"They showed interest, but I think they're going to keep that quiet until it comes out in July...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Re-signing Wesley Johnson is not a priority for the Los Angeles Lakers

Forward Wesley Johnson has said he wants to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the team does not consider his return a top priority.Image by Darry2385 via Wikimedia CommonsThis season Johnson has displayed his versatile game. He has played both forward spots and at the shooting guard position. Moreover, he is one of the few NBA players that has averaged at least a steal, a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 19: Waiver Wire features Wesley Johnson

There are a few things happening around the Association post trade deadline.  Buyouts and injuries have led to a number of changes, but the real waiver wire prospects are coming more from positional battles, as the Yahoo! Buzz Index clearly shows. Most of the players below are among the most added and dropped, so move fast, or you’ll feel like this:   Pick up: With all of the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wesley Johnson throws down the windmill dunk versus New York

If Wesley Johnson had any frustrations after being benched by Mike D’Antoni today, he took out his anger with a big windmill dunk. After the Lakers came up with the steal, Jordan Hill managed to push the ball ahead to Johnson – who played for local New York college team Syracuse before being selected as a lottery pick in the 2010 draft – and then finished the play with a big...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson hoping to sign long-term deal with Lakers

Wesley Johnson came to Los Angeles during the summer as a player struggling to find a home in this league. So far this season, the 26-year-old has already proven to be a disruptive presence on defense with a knack for blocking shots. He’s also done a great job of shooting the three ball and is currently making over 40 percent of his attempts from downtown. However, Johnson only...
Via Lakerholicz.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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