JOHN HENSON NEWS

Bucks take down Cavaliers

Four years ago, John Henson and Chris Wright took the court together at Madison Square Garden in the NIT championship game. Only back then, their jerseys were different colors — Wright was in black representing Dayton and Henson was wearing North Carolina blue. Wright, then a junior, scored 14 points to help lead the Flyers to an 11-point win over Henson's Tar Heels. It wasn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC extends record home winning streak against Clemson

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina has experienced a lot of firsts this season, and not the good kinds. The Tar Heels were 1-4 in the ACC for the first time under Roy Williams, for one. Their 45-point effort in a loss at Syracuse was a shot-clock era first in futility, for another. It logically follows, then, that Clemson (13-6, 4-3 ACC) had a chance to finally end The Streak. Former...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

John Henson’s Shirt Cares Not For The NCAA

There’s apparently no love lost between Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson and the NCAA, if Henson’s shirt in his latest Instagram upload is any indication. At least Henson got to compete for a championship when he was with the Tar Heels. With the Bucks? Not so much. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

John Henson is not a fan of the NCAA, as evidenced by his shirt

There’s apparently no love lost between Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson and the NCAA, if Henson’s shirt in his latest Instagram upload is any indication. At least Henson got to compete for a championship when he was with the Tar Heels. With the Bucks? Not so much. The post John Henson is not a fan of the NCAA, as evidenced by his shirt appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
Via The Nosebleeds
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Former UNC Forward John Henson Wears T-Shirt Indicating That The NCAA Is A Scam

Today is the second day of the IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum in New York City, where the college conference commissioners meet each year to discuss the future of the NCAA, from business models to rule changes. This year’s forum is particularly interesting because big change is on the horizon for college athletics, as many are convinced that the current system has a number...
Via College Spun
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Heels in the Pro’s: Henson’s squad has a lot of new faces

Many new faces might mean a lot of introductions when it comes to the Milwaukee Bucks, but for former UNC Basketball star John Henson, it can also mean a lot of opportunities in his second season in the NBA. From an article by the Journal Sentinel, it says that the Bucks GM John Hammond hired a new head coach, in former Atlanta Hawks Larry Drew, a totally new coaching staff, along...
Via isportsweb.com
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams' Tar Heels still rebounding

Since Roy Williams took over at North Carolina, his Tar Heels have always been determined to rebound. The Tar Heels (11-5, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) have ranked among the league's best in crashing the boards, getting second shots on the offensive glass and outrebounding their opponents in 10 seasons under Williams. This year's group ranks second in the ACC in both total...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks to rest rookie Henson after knee injury

Milwaukee Bucks rookie forward John Henson will be held out of practice for about two weeks after suffering a left knee sprain and bone bruise in Tuesday's preseason loss to Chicago. The Bucks said Wednesday that Henson will be limited to non-impact activity as he recovers. The 6-foot-11 Henson was the 14th overall selection in the draft. In three years at North Carolina, he...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks like rookie Henson's high ceiling

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. With the shot clock running down at the Bucks scrimmage last Thursday, the ball landed in John Henson's hands as the Bucks rookie stood at the top of the key. There was no time for another pass. He had to shoot.Just inside of the 3-point line, this wasn't the range Henson was used to when he played at North Carolina last season. The Tar Heels had Harrison...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks like rookie Henson's high ceiling

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. With the shot clock running down at the Bucks scrimmage last Thursday, the ball landed in John Henson's hands as the Bucks rookie stood at the top of the key. There was no time for another pass. He had to shoot.Just inside of the 3-point line, this wasn't the range Henson was used to when he played at North Carolina last season. The Tar Heels had Harrison...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks sign first-rounder Henson

MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks announced Tuesday that they had signed first-round draft pick John Henson to a multi-year contract. Henson was the 14th overall pick in last month's NBA Draft. Henson, a 6-foot-11 power forward, joins Milwaukee after a decorated three-year career at the University of North Carolina, where he averaged 10.3 points and 8.1 rebounds in 109 career contests....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: A Look at John Henson

When John Henson came to Chapel Hill three years ago the optimists kept saying to take a good look at him as it would be his only year donning the caroline blue. The pessimists kept talking about his lack of build, as they kept pointing out that “he was too skinny”. Being a realist I can say that in the three seasons under Roy Williams the power forward bulked up some, but more...
Via isportsweb.com
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Buzz (6-27)

  - The Bucks trying to trade up to get John Henson? -Bobcats’ coach says trading No. 2 pick “makes a lot of sense”. -Houston Rockets make a trade for draft picks; will they pursue Dwight Howard? -Despite injury concerns the 76ers could take Jared Sullinger with the 15th pick. -The Bulls look to draft on the perimeter. -Washington Wizards NBA Draft Rumors And...
Via roundballchat.com
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC’s John Henson one of most overrated players in 2012 NBA Draft

North Carolina‘s John Henson is one of the most overrated players in this year’s NBA Draft. Of course he is, he was a member of the Tar Heels college basketball team, meaning he’s going to get more pub than other, often more deserving prospects. UNC guys receive a brighter spotlight than what they deserve. Henson is a gawky, gangly fellow who just has trouble putting on and...
Via The Sports Bank
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Profiling the NBA Draft: John Henson

In anticipation of the NBA Draft Lottery on May 30th, we will be profiling each of the top-10 players available in the NBA Draft from 10 to 1, discussing their strengths, weakness, and how each player could theoretically fit or not fit with the Cavaliers. For Tyler Zeller click here, and Perry Jones III click here. Below is our profile on North Carolina big man John Henson. To...
Via Stepien Rules
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: James McAdoo is coming back

For the coaches, team and fan base there was some relief yesterday as the official web site of UNC Athletics released a statement saying that freshman forward James McAdoo would be coming back for a second season in Chapel Hill. The 6’9″/220 lbs forward, who averaged 6.1 points and 3.9 rebounds this season, is sure to be a big part of the Tar Heels’ offense with the departure...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: UNC awaits McAdoo’s decision

Late last week James McAdoo’s dad said that his son was coming home and would have a decision soon, but he would probably be coming back to Chapel Hill. Yesterday morning Ronnie McAdoo texted that his son would be making the decision this week, or by the weekend at the latest. And while I praise both the young man and his family for taking their time in this decision, the reality...
Via isportsweb.com
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heel trio (Barnes, Henson, Marshall) entering NBA Draft

The University said Thursday that Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the 2012 NBA draft. The school didn’t state whether the three sophomores planned to hire agents or not, or if they already had, in its press release announcing the departures, though it appears they’re in the draft to stay. On the same day, Marshall won…. the winner of the 2012...
Via The Sports Bank
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Two of Tar Heels' trio not ready for NBA

The challenge and the lure of the NBA was too much to resist for North Carolina's Kendall Marshall, John Henson and Harrison Barnes, though longer-term thinking could have resulted in at least two of them earning more money down the road.The Tar Heels' trio announced their intention of entering the NBA draft Thursday, significantly depleting UNC's talent base and thrusting...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Barnes, Henson, Marshall going pro

North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft, the school said Thursday. The school didn't state whether the three planned to hire an agent in its release announcing the departures, though it appears the three are in the draft to stay. ''It's a great day for three youngsters who are taking another step toward...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC trio of Barnes, Henson and Marshall to enter NBA draft

The North Carolina Tar Heels put together a solid 2011-2012 season before falling to Kansas in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels won 32 games behind the play of sophomore forward Harrison Barnes and point guard Kendall Marshall and defensive presence of junior forward John Henson. It appears as if the [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Barnes, Henson, Marshall entering NBA draft

North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft. The school announced their departures in a statement Thursday afternoon. In the statement, coach Roy Williams says he is happy the three are pursuing their goals of playing in the NBA, but sad ''because I won't get to coach them again.'' Barnes, a 6-foot...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Barnes, Henson, Marshall entering NBA draft

(AP) -- North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft. The school announced their departures in a statement Thursday afternoon. In the statement, coach Roy Williams says he is happy the three are pursuing their goals of playing in the NBA, but sad "because I won't get to coach them again." Barnes, a 6-foot...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Henson, Barnes, Marshall To Enter 2012 NBA Draft

UNC announced today in a press release that John Henson, Harrison Barnes, and Kendall Marshall are entering the 2012 NBA Draft.  Below are a few quotes from the press release. Roy Williams “It’s a great day for three youngsters who are taking another step toward their ultimate goal of playing professional basketball,” says head coach Roy Williams. “On a very small stage...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas shoves North Carolina aside

ST. LOUIS -- The line of scrimmage in basketball is not a line at all but rather an arc. It is just underneath the basket, and not coincidentally the ladder straddles this line when nets are being cut down by champions. This is where close games between evenly matched teams are won, as clichd as this sounds. This is where the elbows fly and the men roam. This is where it is never...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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