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WESLEY JOHNSON RUMORS

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...
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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...
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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

Wesley Johnson likes jokes about the Clippers

Wesley Johnson has been a Laker for less than a month, but he’s already fitting in with the purple and gold just fine. Laker fans have been clowning on the Clippers for years, and now Johnson is joining in with the festivities. On Sunday night, Johnson took to his Twitter account to ask a simple question regarding “The Fast and the Furious” movie franchise: How many fast and...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nick Young and Wesley Johnson working out at Lakers’ practice facility

Nick Young and Wesley Johnson are both looking to have bounce-back seasons next year, and the way they’re working this summer, the more it looks like a “comeback” could be on the cards for the two new Lakers. In a video posted by the Lakers’ official Vine account, we get a sneak peak at Swaggy P and Wes putting in work with the Lakers’ staff at their facility in El Segundo...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers And G/F Wesley Johnson Agree To Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers and guard/forward Wesley Johnson have agreed to a one-year deal that will pay the guard the veteran’s minimum. Johnson, who will provide depth at shooting guard and small forward, should get a chance at some playing time with Metta World Peace recently having been amnestied and a few veterans such as Antawn Jamison most likely leaving via free agency. The...
Via FF Locker Room
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson joins Lakers, leaves Suns

Despite the fact that he’s still fairly young and began to flourish late in the season last year, the Suns declined to re-sign shooting guard Wesley Johnson this summer, allowing the Lakers to pick him up Saturday, according to Los Angeles Time Lakers beat writer Mike Bresnahan.
Via One is the Loneliest Number
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson looks forward to 'rebirth' with Suns

PHOENIX -- It was abundantly clear Tuesday as the Phoenix Suns introduced new wingman Wesley Johnson the team's front office had done its homework. Suns general manager Lance Blanks went as far back as Johnson's high school days as a big man in detailing why the team believes the best is yet to come for the 25-year-old acquired last week from the Minnesota Timberwolves....
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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