JaJuan Johnson signs with Colton Iverson's former team, Besiktas

As the 2014 NBA Draft approaches, all the theories about the picks and trades go wild, as even Ainge himself said that they are working on at least five scenarios on the Celtics' future. Everyone tends to onverhype/undervalue draft picks at these times, so it is good to remember once in a while that the NBA Draft is really a hit-or-miss thing. Because if you dig a bit in your...
Via Celtics Life
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Rank: #220 MarShon Brooks Profile

Many Celtics fans were happy when they drafted MarShon Brooks with the 25th pick in the 2011 draft. And when Brooks was then traded on draft night for JaJuan Johnson, those fans were left to wonder what might have been, especially when Brooks had a very good rookie year. When Brooks was included in the trade that send Paul Pierce, KG and Jason Terry to New Jersey, Brooks, and...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

MarShon Brooks is a Hard Worker (Video Proof)

Hat Tip to Red's Army for finding the footage of MarShon Brooks training regimen. The video was originally posted by Billy Raymond on Twitter. I know there were many Celtics fans who were disappointed after Danny traded Brooks for JaJuan Johnson in the 2011 draft. Brooks had a very promising rookie season averaging 12.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists in 29 minutes per...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Expect From MarShon Brooks in 2013-14

Sloan Piva One of the most intriguing new additions to the Celtics roster, MarShon Brooks could be a delight to watch this season. The 24-year-old, previously drafted by the Celtics in 2011 then carelessly traded for JaJuan Johnson, could be here to stay now. He's young, he's cheap, he's quick and he does a lot of things well. He's got long arms, which helps on defense...
Via CLNS Radio
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Surprise surprise, Fab Melo clears waivers

Fab Melo has cleared waivers, league source tells Y! — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 1, 2013 Actually not a surprise at all. If any team in the NBA wanted Fab for free they could of had him when the Celtics were offering him around the league like weed at Woodstock. The only team that would bite was Memphis and that was only if the Celtics kicked in cash to pay...
Via Celtics Life
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

MarShon Brooks Back in Boston With Chance to Fulfill Ample Offensive Potential (Poll)

MarShon Brooks can flat-out score. The Celtics knew that when they drafted him in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft. They knew it when they immediately traded him for JaJuan Johnson and a second-round pick. And they still know it, obviously, after trading back for him as part of the blockbuster deal with the Nets earlier this month. After Brooks had been officially introduced...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: MarShon Brooks on Joe Johnson, Rondo and more

MarShon Brooks talks about playing behind Joe Johnson and preparing to play with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley. Brooks should get more minutes with the Celtics, which should be great for him. He averaged 12.6 points per game and 2.3 assists per game in his rookie season at 29.4 minutes per game. That number dipped the next season when the Nets acquired Johnson and Brooks saw only...
Via Celtics Life
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Mar$hon Brooks era begins today

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. All of which makes MarShon Brooks perhaps the most intriguing player in Boston’s return haul. The early iteration of this deal had veteran rebound machine Reggie Evans coming to Boston, but Brooks was later swapped...
Via Red's Army
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Celtics draftees involved in "blockbuster" D-League trade

In a rare D-League trade, two recent Celtics, JaJuan Johnson and Luke Harangody, have been traded for each other. The Charge acquired former Purdue big man JaJuan Johnson on Friday, and they used an old friend to do it. Canton sent the rights to former Cavalier forward Luke Harangody and a 2013 third-round draft pick to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in exchange for Johnson and Fort Wayne’s...
Via Celtics Life
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers Believes JaJuan Johnson Has ‘NBA Talent’ But Ex-Celtics’ Success Depends on ‘Mental Makeup’

BOSTON — The last nine months were interesting for JaJuan Johnson, to say the least. From first-round pick by the Celtics to bench jockey to trade chip and, most recently, top pick in the NBADL draft, the 23-year-old Purdue product has so far not panned out as it was hoped when Boston took him with the 27th pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Before Johnson plays a single game with his...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets waive former Celtic JaJuan Johnson

Former Celtic JaJuan Johnson Let Go By Houston Rockets Prior to the Season On the heels of the Rockets’ blockbuster deal for James Harden, Houston announced Sunday that they have waived former Boston Celtics forward JaJuan Johnson. Johnson was sent to Houston in July as part of the Courtney Lee trade, after averaging 3.2 points, 1.6 [...]
Via CLNS Radio
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets trade G Lee to Boston

The Houston Rockets are sending shooting guard Courtney Lee to Boston in a multi-team trade. The Rockets will receive a second-round pick in next year's draft from Boston, via Charlotte, forward JaJuan Johnson, guard E'Twaun Moore and forward/center Sean Williams. Houston will also acquire the rights to guard Job Diebler from Portland. The Celtics completed the deal by trading...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Looks like Christmas Time could be coming to camp

So in case you haven't been keeping track. The Celtics gave up JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Sean Williams (to Houston) Sasha Pavlovic and a second-round draft pick (to Portland) in exchange for Courtney Lee in a three team trade with the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers. As a result of the purge of players, the door is open for everyone's favorite Summer Leaguer...
Via Celtics Life
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Sasha Pavolovic added to Courtney Lee sign-and-trade

Last night, Celtics fans held their collective breath as there was news on Twitter that the Courtney Lee deal was liable to fall through. We all remembered what happened last year with David West, and didn't want another nightmare. Luckily, the deal did go through according to sources, and Courtney is on his way to Boston. But now it appears that Sasha Pavlovic is also included...
Via Celtics Life
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics Trade JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore An A Draft Pick For Rockets Courney Lee

The Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to a sign and trade deal with the Houston Rockets that would send  Courtney Lee to the Celtics in exchange for forward JaJuan Johnson, E’Twan Moore and Sean Williams plus A draft pick according to Yahoo Sports and SB Nation. This is a good trade for the Celtics, guard [...]
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Courtney Lee Signs and Trade

Celtics to acquire G Courtney Lee from Rockets in a sign and trade sending back F JaJuan Johnson, sources tell Y! Details being finalized. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 19, 2012 Kinda tough giving up JJJ. We get Lee at 6'5" and Rockets get back JJJ at 6'9". More details on the deal emerge Celtics will send E'Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson,Sean Williams...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics get Courtney Lee in sign-and-trade for JaJuan Johnson

Not long after a supposed cousin of Courtney Lee’s tweeted his congratulations for signing with the Celtics come word from Yahoo’s Marc Spears that the Celtics will acquire Lee in a sign-and-trade for JaJuan Johnson Celtics to acquire G Courtney Lee from Rockets in a sign and trade sending back F JaJuan Johnson, sources tell Y! Details being finalized. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo...
Via Red's Army
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics To Acquire Courtney Lee In Sign-And-Trade

The Celtics will acquire Courtney Lee in a sign-and-trade with Houston for JaJuan Johnson.
Via RealGM
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Update: Courtney Lee to Boston for Johnson, Moore, Williams, and pick

We now have a credible source confirming that the Courtney Lee to Boston Twitter rumor is true. Yahoo's Mark Spears posted that the Boston Celtics will send JaJuan Johnson to the Houston Rockets in a sign-and-trade for Courtney Lee. Details will follow as soon as they have been finalized. Update: The Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett released more details on the trade, including...
Via Celtics Life
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Celtics vs Hawks Summer League GreenLights

The Celtics began their Las Vegas summer league play with a throttling over the Atlanta Hawks. Fab Melo opened some eyes and dropped some jaws with some inspiring play while Jared Sullinger once again played very well. Check out compilations of both Melo and Sullinger as well as a loud dunk from JaJuan Johnson. Fab Melo’s Touch Pass to Sean Williams: Fab Melo Highlights vs Hawks...
Via Red's Army
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Left Over GreenLights from Orlando Summer League

Today the Celtics will begin their second week of summer league play in Las Vegas.  They had a solid 4-1 record in Orlando and earlier we posted some GreenLights from the first couple of games.  Here are some left over clips from the remaining three games, mostly highlighting JaJuan Johnson’s best game vs Detroit as well as more solid play from Kris Joseph. Kris Joseph Steal...
Via Red's Army
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

On JaJuan Johnson, who still needs extra weight, work and polish

About three weeks ago I ran into JaJuan Johnson at Moe’s. We met eyes and said, “What’s up?” He walked over and gave me a fist pound. We shared a little small talk, I told him it was nice to see him, he said likewise, and he walked away to sit down at his seat across the restaurant. My buddy immediately interjected, “I know Moe’s food is crack, but I can’t believe...
Via Celtics Town
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

as Celtics dominate final Orlando Game

Summer league part one is over for the Celtics, and the story of this game is Dionte Christmas. He dominated the first half of this game as the Celtics built a huge lead… waxing the Orlando Magic by 21.  Christmas, who will not be playing for the Celtics in Las Vegas, wowed us with an array of jumpers and drives dropping 21 points on 7-14 shooting (3-7 3pt). E’Twaun Moore bounced...
Via Red's Army
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics vs Pistons Summer League Highlights

The Celtics are no longer undefeated in the Summer League as the Detroit Pistons really dominated a good majority of this game to win 93-79. Kris Joseph continued to impress in the Celtics loss, scoring 17 point and grabbing 11 rebounds, as the Celtics pulled within single digits in the fourth but could never complete the comeback. JaJuan Johnson had his best scoring game of the...
Via Celtics Life
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Summer League continues to provide encouraging results

Final score (85-77) and three-game winning streak aside, Celtics fans have reason continue to be encouraged by the performances this week at the Orlando Summer League. Jared Sullinger continues to show signs of being NBA-ready… this time by scoring 16 points on 7-12 shooting while also grabbing 8 rebounds and blocking 2 shots.  It wasn’t all great for Sullinger, who also made...
Via Red's Army
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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