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Nick Johnson Throws Down A 360 Dunk With Ease During NBA Summer League Game

Nick Johnson is taking the NBA Summer League by storm. On Friday, the former Arizona Wildcat star threw down a 360 dunk on a fastbreak with ease against the Nets. Last week, Johnson posterized Tim Ohlbrecht in his first Orlando Summer League game. [uapointguardu's Instagram] The post Nick Johnson Throws Down A 360 Dunk With Ease During NBA Summer League Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Johnson has one sick dunk in Summer League

Might as well call this the dunk of the Summer League. Houston’s rookie Nick Johnson wowed the crowd at the Orlando Summer League with a sick dunk over Piston’s Tim Ohlbrecht in the third quarter. Get ready to jump off your seats. This is just sick!
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Johnson has one sick dunk in Summer League

Might as well call this the dunk of the Summer League. Houston’s rookie Nick Johnson wowed the crowd at the Orlando Summer League with a sick dunk over Piston’s Tim Ohlbrecht in the third quarter. Get ready to jump off your seats. This is just sick!
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Johnson Posterizes Tim Ohlbrecht

Nick Johnson showed no mercy when he posterized Tim Ohlbrecht...
Via Hoops Addict
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Former Arizona Wildcat Nick Johnson Throws Down A Monster Slam In Summer League Game

Arizona’s Nick Johnson was selected in the second round by the Houston Rockets in this year’s NBA Draft, but he showed some first round explosiveness in a summer league game against the Detroit Pistons. After blowing by Peyton Siva, Johnson rose up for a monster tomahawk slam on German center Tim Ohlbrecht.  That’s one way to make a quick impression in summer league play...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Nick Johnson Kicked Off The NBA Summer League With This Nasty Poster

The NBA Summer League has officially kicked off in Orlando, and the highlights are already pouring in. We posted yesterday about Nerlens Noel and Aaron Gordon exchanging dunks in their NBA debuts, but most impressive had to be this dunk by the Rockets’ Nick Johnson over Tim Ohlbrecht. The former Arizona Wildcat has some hops. [@CJZero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets’ Nick Johnson Throws Down Insane Dunk During Summer League Game (Video)

Houston Rockets guard Nick Johnson made quite the impression in his first game with the team when they took on the Detroit Pistons in an NBA Summer League contest in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday. Already in the midst of a strong game, the No. 42 overall pick in this year’s draft threw down a crazy dunk over 6-foot-10 center Tim Ohlbrecht. Even though it’s summer league...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Arizona SG Nick Johnson Brings Down The Hammer In First NBA Summer League Game

There’s a reason why Nick Johnson’s nickname at Arizona was ‘Air Zona’ the past 3 years. Though he’s just 6’3″, the new Houston Rocket doesn’t lack bounce, and he put that on display during his first NBA Summer League game on Saturday. Johnson rose up and threw it down on Tim Ohlbrecht, a former German professional […] The post Former Arizona SG Nick Johnson Brings...
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nick Johnson Posterizes Defender in Summer League

Nick Johnson may have fallen to the second round in the NBA Draft, but he has first round type athleticism. It took him all of about 30 minutes into his NBA career to show it off. Johnson blew by his defender and threw down a nasty dunk over Pistons’ big man Tim Ohlbrecht in the Orlando Summer League. Check it out. With plays like that, it’ll be tough for Kevin McHale to keep...
Via Standing O Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Nick Johnson Posterizes Tim Ohlbrecht (Video)

Nick Johnson could turn into a valuable second round selection for the Houston Rockets. The explosive shooting guard out of Arizona welcomed himself to the NBA with this filthy back-door dunk over the Pistons Tim Ohlbrecht. h/t GIFDSPORTS
Via Thacover2
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Nick Johnson Posterizes Tim Ohlbrecht (Video)

Nick Johnson could turn into a valuable second round selection for the Houston Rockets. The explosive shooting guard out of Arizona welcomed himself to the NBA with this filthy back-door dunk over the Pistons Tim Ohlbrecht. h/t GIFDSPORTS  
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Jackson Named D-League Player Of The Week

The Idaho Stampede’s Pierre Jackson has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 3 through Sunday, Feb. 9. Jackson, a 5-11, 176-pound guard from Baylor, led Idaho to a 2-1 week and averaged 41.7 points on .561 (46-of-82) shooting, to go along with 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds. On Feb. 4, Jackson set an NBA D-League record with 58 points...
Via RealGM
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vipers To Sign Tim Ohlbrecht

Tim Ohlbrecht will sign with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League. The Vipers are the D-League affiliate of the Houston Rockets. Ohlbrecht was waived by the Rockets in July to clear cap space to sign Dwight Howard and was later claimed by the Philadelphia 76ers. Ohlbrecht was released in October by the 76ers.
Via RealGM
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton brings much-needed depth to Sixers

When the curtain rose on Wednesday for the portion of Sixers practice open to the media center Daniel Orton was seen walking through plays. The Sixers signed Orton the 29th overall pick by Orlando in the 2010 draft to a contract and waived Tim Ohlbrecht. Orton 23 was waived by Oklahoma City last week. Orton 23 has played in just 29 NBA games the Magic and Thunder. He averaged 12...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers Sign Former First Round Pick Daniel Orton

Why not? A day after the Sixers reassured their ping-pong-ball-hungry fanbase by falling to the Brooklyn Nets 127-97, Sam Hinkie has decided to reinforce his paper-thin frontcourt by taking a flier on gargantuan Kentucky standout Daniel Orton. The 6-10, 275-lb big man will replace Tim Ohlbrecht on the 20-man roster, and figures to have a decent shot at making the team as yet another...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Sign Daniel Orton, Waive Tim Ohlbrecht

The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Daniel Orton while waiving Tim Ohlbrecht. Orton has played for the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City since entering the NBA in 2010 out of Kentucky. Despite being a first round pick, Orton has played in just 29 career games.
Via RealGM
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Sign C Daniel Orton

Daniel Orton is the newest member of the Philadelphia 76ers and might have his best shot at playing significant minutes since he left Kentucky. RT @PompeyOnSixers: #Sixers sign Daniel Orton and waive Tim Ohlbrecht .http://t.co/Z5VsLKf6qz #76ers #NBA #OKC #Magic #BIGBLUE — Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) October 16, 2013 The Sixers signed  the 6-foot-10, 275-pound center to a multi...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Sign C Daniel Orton

Daniel Orton is the newest member of the Philadelphia 76ers and might have his best shot at playing significant minutes since he left Kentucky. RT @PompeyOnSixers: #Sixers sign Daniel Orton and waive Tim Ohlbrecht .http://t.co/Z5VsLKf6qz #76ers #NBA #OKC #Magic #BIGBLUE — Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) October 16, 2013 The Sixers signed  the 6-foot-10, 275-pound center to a multi...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers Sign Daniel Orton, Cut Tim Ohlbrecht

The Sixers have made their first cut of the fall but aren’t any close to finalizing their opening night lineup having immediately signed another player to bring their roster count back up to 20. Mark Deeks of ShamSports.com reports (via Twitter) that Philadelphia has signed Daniel Orton and waived Tim Ohlbrecht. Orton 23 was released by the Thunder last Thursday giving all 30...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers intentions to struggle should open opportunities for unproven players

Read the original article, published on Philly.com here. --"One silver lining of the Sixers’ intentions to struggle this season is the opportunities opened up for young, developing players and prospects. Teams intending to contend may fill their training camp roster with a few fringe players, but usually such rosters are mostly made up of the prerequisite stars, proven starters...
Via Around the Arc
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

D-LEAGUE 101

This summer the Philadelphia 76ers announced that the franchise had purchased an NBA Development League affiliate and that Joshua Harris & Co. were now the sole owners of the Delaware 87ers. Then on August 29, the organization announced that the 87ers had acquired the rights to 16 players via the 2013 NBA D-League expansion draft. So, now what? The thing to keep in mind with...
Via Philadunkia
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers' Richardson slowly making strides in rehab

There were so many new faces in the gym at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for Friday’s Sixers’ media day that it was a good thing the players had their names on the backs of their uniforms. Tony Wroten Darius Morris James Anderson Rodney Williams Vander Blue Tim Ohlbrecht Hollis Thompson … where did all those guys come from? But wearing No. 23 was a familiar...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NOTES, LINKS & TWEETS

Last week we reported that the 76ers had hired Brandon Williams who at the time was the NBA’s Associate VP of Basketball Operations for a “key position” under General Manager Sam Hinkie. Now Williams’ role has become crystal clear — he will be the GM of the 87ers. ESPN.com has launched its annual NBA player rankings and another 76er has come in as the distinguished “Mr...
Via Philadunkia
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hinkie Focused On 76ers Acquiring Undervalued Assets

Sam Hinkie is rebuilding the Philadelphia 76ers behind a strategy of accumulating young draft picks and players that have possibly been overlooked. "Any player we're investing in, we do it because we assume they're undervalued," Hinkie said. The 76ers have acquired the likes of Royce White, James Anderson and Tim Ohlbrecht this offseason. "We'll focus on...
Via RealGM
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Waive A Pair, Including James Anderson

The Philadelphia 76ers waived a pair of forwards, guard/forward James Anderson and forward Tim Ohlbrecht. Of the two, only Anderson got any regular playing time in 2012, averaging 10.6 minutes in 29 games while hitting .440 from the floor and averaging less than 4 points per game. Neither players departure should affect the team much. The post 76ers Waive A Pair, Including James...
Via FF Locker Room
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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