Dallas Mavericks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason
By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff…
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
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...
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 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 […]
According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former Atlanta Hawks forward Ivan Johnson
The pay in China, Ivan Johnson said, is great.
It’s everything else that’s a problem.
“The food. They don’t cook it all the way through,” Johnson said Wednesday after auditioning for the Brooklyn Nets at their free-agent minicamp. “The rooms smell like [a] sewer. There’s a lot of stuff you gotta deal with over there. I dealt with it, though. I had to.”
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...
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...
February 23, 2014
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.
February 20, 2014
The Hawks are one of several teams that have expressed an interest in signing Ivan Johnson once he finishes his season in the Chinese Basketball Association, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The CBA regular season ends Feb. 16.
The Hawks have inquired about Johnson’s availability and willingness to return to his former team. No agreement has been reached and no...
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.
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...
Ivan Johnson had options within the NBA. Still he chose to leave the states and accept a lucrative deal to play for the Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls in China.
The former Atlanta Hawks forward had interest from the Chicago Bulls New York Knicks Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Clippers Jared Zwerling of ESPN reported citing Johnson’s agent Jeremiah Haylett.
Haylett did not discuss...
With no NBA out clause, Ivan Johnson has signed a one-year contract with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association, a league source told RealGM.
Johnson, the 6-foot-8 free agent forward, received interest throughout NBA free agency, and his four finalists were the Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls, a source said. He decided...
Interest in Ivan Johnson hasn’t elevated as he had expected, and now the free agent forward is seriously considering leaving the NBA for lucrative offers from Chinese and Italian teams, his agent Jeremiah Haylett told RealGM.
Four NBA teams have remained in discussions with Johnson, but no organization has stepped up in negotiations the way his representatives have wanted,...
According to Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, the Knicks are in discussions with free agent forward, Ivan Johnson. The 23-year-old averaged 6.6 points and 3.9 rebounds in 15 minutes per game for the Hawks this season.
Amid their search for a young big man who could provide interior scoring, rebounding and defense, the Knicks are having discussions with free agent Ivan Johnson, a...
Amid their search for a young big man who could provide interior scoring rebounding and defense the Knicks are having discussions with free agent Ivan Johnson a player source told ESPNNewYork.com.
The 29-year-old Johnson who became an NBA player in 2011 and has played for the Hawks was initially campaigning for a mini mid-level contract. But with remaining attractive free agents...
The Pacers took a commanding 2-0 lead against the Hawks last night with a 113-98 win in Indiana and aside from the game being a blowout, Roy Hibbert added some insult to injury to Ivan Johnson early in the first quarter.
You knew it was not going to be the Hawks night when Hibbert came flying at the rim to send down a vicious dunk all over Johnson.
But give credit to Johnson...
Not only did the Pacers take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series against the Hawks, they also served up two ridiculous facials. The first - Roy Hibbert on Ivan Johnson:
The Indiana Pacers cruised past the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Paul George had another strong showing for Indiana scoring a career playoff high 27 points.
George was named the NBA’s most improved player of the season and he came through for the Pacers yet again.
As strong as George’s night was, Roy Hibbert had...
Roy Hibbert took what was his on Wednesday night during the Pacers vs. Hawks playoff game, completely owning every big of Ivan Johnson.
On Wednesday night, during the Pacers vs. Hawks playoff game, Ivan Johnson unfortunately lost his life following a Roy Hibbert dunk.
Roy Hibbert completely destroyed Ivan Johnson on this dunk on Wednesday night during the Pacers vs Hawks playoff game.
THROW IT DOWN, BIG MAN!
Tweet They say the intensity picks up in the playoffs, and apparently Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert got the memo. Unfortunately, Ivan Johnson from the Hawks didn’t, and the result wasn’t pretty: Now that wasn’t nice at all. Gotta love the NBA Playoffs. -ALR
Pacers Roy Hibbert put Hawks Ivan Johnson on a poster during the first half of Game 2 in Indiana on Wednesday night. Hibbert elevated for the one-handed power slam as Johnson attempted to draw a charge – but instead got called for the foul and was put on a nasty poster: