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...
It appears that the backboards at whatever collegiate facility the Hawks practiced at this morning were not ready to handle the punishment that Ivan Johnson was set to dish out. This fact is evidenced by the photo above, in which you can see a scowling Johnson discussing the glass he shattered with a reporter (or maybe he’s showing her the diamonds in his teeth, I don’t know...
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed forward Ivan Johnson, who made a surprise impact as an undrafted rookie last season.
The 28-year-old Johnson averaged 6.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 56 games. He led the team by making 51.3 percent of his shots from the field and ranked fourth in rebounds.
The 6-foot-8, 255-pound Johnson was the NBA's rookie of the month for April.
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012
IVAN THE QUOTABLE
Most NBA rookies would cower in fear at the thought of getting on Kevin Garnett's bad side. Ivan Johnson, however, is not your typical NBA rookie.
ATLANTA -- If you still arent aware of Ivan Johnson, allow this quote as your introduction:
I dont really watch basketball, so I dont really know who anybody is, said Johnson. So when I match up with them, theyre just another player.
That was the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Johnson explaining why and how he goes hard at his opponents, whoever they may be. The night of this quote, he was...