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Ivan Johnson Signs In NBA D-League

Two-year NBA veteran Ivan Johnson has signed in the NBA Development League, joining the waiver player pool, sources told RealGM.Johnson had discussed deals overseas since becoming a final roster cut out of training camp with the Dallas Mavericks in October, but he had always leaned toward joining the D-League in hopes of an NBA call up.Johnson, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 5.3 points...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Cut Player With Guaranteed Contract To Keep Charlie Villanueva

The Dallas Mavericks made their final cuts in advance of Tuesday's regular season opener against the San Antonio Spurs by releasing center Bernard James, guard Doron Lamb and forward Ivan Johnson.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
October 26, 2014

Mavs waive backup center Bernard James, 2 others

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks have waived center Bernard James, forward Ivan Johnson and guard Doron Lamb to get their roster to 15 for the start of the season. The moves Saturday mean 10th-year forward Charlie Villanueva will be with the Mavericks when they open the season Tuesday night at San Antonio. James, a former staff sergeant in the Air Force who did three tours in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Waive Bernard James, Ivan Johnson, Doron Lamb

The Dallas Mavericks announced Saturday that they have waived Bernard James, Ivan Johnson and Doron Lamb. The Mavericks' roster stands at 15, with Charlie Villanueva making the regular season roster out of training camp.
Via RealGM
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks Sign Doran Lamb

The Dallas Mavericks are making it a point this offseason to bring in as much talent to training camp as possible. The team already has 15 players on its roster with guaranteed contracts for the upcoming season, but that hasn’t stopped Mark Cuban from bringing in veterans like Charlie Villanueva, Ivan Johnson, Victor Liz, Eric Griffin in for training camp. The list doesn...
Via Standing O Sports
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

5 NBA Signing And Trade Grades

Atlanta Hawks re-sign Mike Scott to a 3-year, $10 million deal Scott is what I like to call a per minute All Star. He played 18.5 minutes per game, but per 36 minutes he averaged 18.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. To put that into perspective, Paul Millsap was an All Star for the Hawks and averaged 17.9 points and 8.5 rebounds in 33.5 minutes per game. Pretty close right? 3.33 million...
Via HoopStuff
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Dallas Mavericks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Moves made: Signed Al-Farouq Aminu, Eric Griffin, Richard Jefferson, Ivan Johnson, Jameer Nelson, and Chandler Parsons Traded for Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton, and Greg Smith Resigned Devin Harris and Dirk Nowitzki Strongest: Keeping Dirk Nowitzki at a steal of a price You...
Via HoopStuff
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavericks

Ivan Johnson’s contract with the Dallas Mavericks will be for two seasons, with partial guarantees, league sources told RealGM. The Mavericks announced the signing on Tuesday. Johnson played for the Mavericks’ summer league entry in Las Vegas, averaging 7.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, one steal and 20.8 minutes per game. Johnson spent the 2013-14 season with the Zhejiang in the Chinese...
Via RealGM
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson the type of player the Celtics need? Gets ejected from Summer League game, says "I gotta @%*! whoever is in front of me"

One of the last times we saw Ivan Johnson playing regularly in the NBA, he did this..That's right. That is Mr. Johnson flipping off a Celtics fan after a Hawks Game 6 loss back in March of 2012. It was his rookie year, he was fined 25 grand, played one more year in the NBA and then disappeared.UNTIL NOW!!Ivan Johnson is back with avengeance, and he is not a new man. He's the same...
Via Celtics Life
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Saying “Really Motherf***er” to a referee got Ivan Johnson ejected from a summer league game (Video)

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is a place for rookies to get some court time with their new teams and a good opportunity for others to impress in hopes of landing a spot on a roster for the upcoming season. Ivan Johnson, formerly of the Atlanta Hawks, most recently played for the Zhejiang Golden […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs among teams that have worked out former Hawks forward Ivan Johnson

According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former Atlanta Hawks forward Ivan Johnson
Via Project Spurs
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NBA player played in China instead of USA to support his kids

Ivan Johnson turned down playing in the NBA for the sake of his kids Ivan Johnson, formally of the Atlanta Hawks, turned down multiple offers from NBA teams to play in China. While this might come as a surprise to most people, the reason for Johnson’s decision is very respectable. While we’ve heard of many cases of athletes owing child support or completely abandoning their kids...
Via Pass The Pill
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Buyout Market: Best of the Rest

After seeing the San Antonio Spurs top free agent targets sign with other teams, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and R.C. Buford are still left with an empty roster spot that they can use to improve the team however they see fit. With the buyout market seemingly dwindling by the day, it's time to look the remaining buyout candidates, and how they would fit in a silver and black uniform...
Via Project Spurs
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers, Nets Remain Possibilities For Ivan Johnson, Others In Mix

Even after upcoming signings in the frontcourt, the Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets remain possible suitors for Ivan Johnson, league sources told RealGM. Johnson has been in dialogue with other interested NBA teams, too, and has recently worked out for several organizations. No frontrunner has emerged. The Clippers had been a finalist for Johnson in free agency last offseason...
Via RealGM
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson Could Sign 10-Day Deal With Clippers

Ivan Johnson is recently worked out for the Los Angeles Clippers and is a candidate to sign a 10-day trade. Johnson recently finished a 24-game stint in China in which he averaged 26.0 points per game. Johnson was with the Atlanta Hawks in the preseason.
Via RealGM
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Johnson Receiving Interest From Several NBA Teams

Ivan Johnson has received interest from multiple NBA teams once he finishes his season in the Chinese Basketball Association. The CBA regular season ends on Feb. 16. The Atlanta Hawks are one of the interested teams. In 25 games for the Golden Bulls, Johnson is averaging 25.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in 33.0 minutes.
Via RealGM
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Planning to Re-Sign Ivan Johnson

The last two off-seasons have presented an enormous amount of surprises for the Atlanta Hawks.  First came the blockbuster Joe Johnson trade, then the Marvin Williams deal with Utah, shortly followed by the departure of lifetime Hawks Josh Smith and Zaza Pachulia, but none seemed to surprise me as much as their decision to let […]The post Atlanta Hawks Planning to Re-Sign Ivan...
Via The League News
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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