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28-Year-Old    PF,SF    Toronto Raptors

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

7.9

REB

3.7

AST

1.4

STL

0.8

BLK

1.0

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After two seasons of sporadic minutes off the bench in Sacramento and Memphis, Johnson returns to a Toronto organization in much better shape than the one he left. He started 65 games for the Raptors in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, but with Terrence Ross installed as the startin...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 245 lbs   DOB: 2/20/1987  College: Wake Forest   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a contract with the Grizzlies in December of 2013.

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James Johnson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 65 11.6 3.9 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.7 0.2 45.2 72.9 1.0 0.5 1.4 0.7 32.6 1.5 3.2 0.8 1.1
2010-11 23 CHI 13 9.5 3.2 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.7 0.2 41.5 46.2 1.4 0.5 1.4 0.7 22.2 1.3 3.2 0.5 1.0
2010-11 23 TOR 25 28.0 9.2 4.7 3.0 1.0 1.1 0.2 46.4 70.7 1.8 1.2 3.5 1.0 24.0 3.6 7.8 1.6 2.3
2010-11 23 CHI/TOR 38 21.6 7.1 3.7 2.3 0.9 1.0 0.2 45.6 66.2 1.7 1.0 2.8 0.9 23.5 2.8 6.2 1.2 1.9
2011-12 24 TOR 62 25.2 9.1 4.7 2.0 1.1 1.4 0.3 45.0 70.4 1.6 1.2 3.5 1.0 31.7 3.8 8.4 1.3 1.9
2012-13 25 SAC 54 16.3 5.1 2.7 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.0 41.3 59.7 1.3 0.9 1.8 0.4 9.5 2.2 5.2 0.7 1.2
2013-14 26 MEM 52 18.4 7.4 3.2 2.1 0.8 1.1 0.4 46.4 84.4 1.3 1.2 2.0 1.7 25.3 2.8 5.9 1.5 1.7
2013-14 26 TOR 52 18.4 7.4 3.2 2.1 0.8 1.1 0.4 46.4 84.4 1.3 1.2 2.0 1.7 25.3 2.8 5.9 1.5 1.7
2013-14 26 MEM/TOR 104 18.4 7.4 3.2 2.1 0.8 1.1 0.4 46.4 84.4 1.3 1.2 2.0 1.7 25.3 2.8 5.9 1.5 1.7
2014-15 27 TOR 70 19.6 7.9 3.7 1.4 0.8 1.0 0.2 58.9 65.7 1.1 0.9 2.8 0.7 21.6 3.4 5.8 1.0 1.5
Rest Of Season Projections 28 TOR 1 33.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for James Johnson
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

James Johnson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 17.0 7.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 1.0 0.0 58.3 0.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 1.5 0.0 3.5 6.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 4 15.3 6.3 2.8 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.0 63.2 25.0 2.0 0.8 2.0 0.8 0.0 3.0 4.8 0.3 1.0
Last 30 Days 11 17.2 7.9 2.9 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.1 59.3 64.0 1.3 0.7 2.2 0.7 12.5 3.2 5.4 1.5 2.3
Last 5 Games 5 15.2 6.8 2.4 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 65.2 44.4 1.6 0.6 1.8 0.6 0.0 3.0 4.6 0.8 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 17.6 8.0 2.8 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.1 58.2 62.5 1.2 0.7 2.1 0.8 12.5 3.2 5.5 1.5 2.4
Last 20 Games 20 15.5 6.5 2.7 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.1 50.9 57.6 1.1 0.8 1.9 0.6 16.7 2.7 5.3 1.0 1.7

 

James Johnson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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James Johnson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Power Forward

1.  Terrence Ross

2.  James Johnson

3.  DeMar DeRozan

4.  Greivis Vasquez

5.  Landry Fields

6.  Bruno Caboclo

Toronto Raptors

True Shooting Percentage

61.7%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, James Johnson has a true shooting percentage of 61.7%.

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James Johnson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 65 36.0 12.2 6.1 2.3 1.0 2.0 0.7 45.2 72.9 3.0 1.6 4.5 2.2 32.6 4.5 10.0 2.4 3.3
2010-11 23 CHI 13 36.0 12.3 7.0 4.1 2.3 2.6 0.6 41.5 46.2 5.3 1.8 5.3 2.6 22.2 5.0 12.0 1.8 3.8
2010-11 23 TOR 25 36.0 11.8 6.1 3.9 1.3 1.4 0.3 46.4 70.7 2.4 1.6 4.5 1.3 24.0 4.7 10.1 2.1 3.0
2010-11 23 CHI/TOR 38 36.0 11.9 6.2 3.9 1.4 1.6 0.4 45.6 66.2 2.8 1.6 4.6 1.5 23.5 4.7 10.4 2.1 3.1
2011-12 24 TOR 62 36.0 13.1 6.7 2.8 1.6 1.9 0.4 45.0 70.4 2.3 1.7 5.0 1.4 31.7 5.4 11.9 1.9 2.7
2012-13 25 SAC 54 36.0 11.3 5.9 2.4 1.7 2.1 0.1 41.3 59.7 2.8 2.0 3.9 0.9 9.5 4.8 11.6 1.6 2.7
2013-14 26 MEM 52 36.0 14.5 6.3 4.2 1.6 2.1 0.8 46.4 84.4 2.5 2.3 4.0 3.3 25.3 5.4 11.6 2.9 3.4
2013-14 26 TOR 52 36.0 14.5 6.3 4.2 1.6 2.1 0.8 46.4 84.4 2.5 2.3 4.0 3.3 25.3 5.4 11.6 2.9 3.4
2013-14 26 MEM/TOR 104 36.0 14.5 6.3 4.2 1.6 2.1 0.8 46.4 84.4 2.5 2.3 4.0 3.3 25.3 5.4 11.6 2.9 3.4
2014-15 27 TOR 70 36.0 14.6 6.8 2.5 1.4 1.8 0.3 58.9 65.7 2.1 1.6 5.2 1.3 21.6 6.3 10.6 1.8 2.7
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James Johnson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 65 756 256 128 48 21 43 15 45.2 72.9 62 34 94 46 32.6 95 210 51 70
2010-11 23 CHI 13 123 42 24 14 8 9 2 41.5 46.2 18 6 18 9 22.2 17 41 6 13
2010-11 23 TOR 25 699 229 118 75 25 28 6 46.4 70.7 46 31 87 25 24.0 91 196 41 58
2010-11 23 CHI/TOR 38 822 271 142 89 33 37 8 45.6 66.2 64 37 105 34 23.5 108 237 47 71
2011-12 24 TOR 62 1561 566 292 122 71 84 19 45.0 70.4 101 74 218 60 31.7 233 518 81 115
2012-13 25 SAC 54 878 276 145 58 41 50 2 41.3 59.7 68 49 96 21 9.5 117 283 40 67
2013-14 26 MEM 52 956 384 166 111 42 57 22 46.4 84.4 66 60 106 87 25.3 143 308 76 90
2013-14 26 TOR 52 956 384 166 111 42 57 22 46.4 84.4 66 60 106 87 25.3 143 308 76 90
2013-14 26 MEM/TOR 104 1912 768 332 222 84 114 44 46.4 84.4 132 120 212 174 25.3 286 616 152 180
2014-15 27 TOR 70 1370 554 257 95 54 70 11 58.9 65.7 79 61 196 51 21.6 238 404 67 102
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

James Johnson NBA Advanced Stats
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  Advanced Stats
Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 22 65 11.6 53.2 48.8 13.7 17.7 0.8 4.6
2010-11 23 CHI 13 9.5 44.9 43.9 17.8 22.9 0.8 3.7
2010-11 23 TOR 25 28.0 51.7 48.0 21.9 13.4 1.6 12.3
2010-11 23 CHI/TOR 38 21.6 50.5 47.3 21.1 15.2 1.4 9.3
2011-12 24 TOR 62 25.2 49.8 46.8 15.4 12.8 1.2 11.5
2012-13 25 SAC 54 16.3 44.2 41.7 13.2 15.5 0.9 5.7
2013-14 26 MEM 52 18.4 55.2 50.0 21.2 12.6 1.7 9.9
2013-14 26 TOR 52 18.4 55.2 50.0 21.2 12.6 1.7 9.9
2013-14 26 MEM/TOR 104 18.4 55.2 50.0 21.2 12.6 1.7 9.9
2014-15 27 TOR 70 19.6 61.7 60.3 15.3 12.7 1.2 10.7
Rest Of Season Projections 28 TOR 1 33.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for James Johnson
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

James Johnson 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 18 WAS                                
Apr 15 CHA 15 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
Apr 14 at BOS 19 10 1 1 0 1 2 5 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Apr 11 at MIA 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Apr 10 at ORL                                
Apr 8 at CHA 23 11 7 1 0 0 3 5 7 1 4 0 0 1 6 2
Apr 4 BOS 15 9 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 3 5 0 0 0 1 3
Apr 3 at BKN 19 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 2
Apr 1 at MIN 23 13 4 2 1 2 2 5 7 2 4 1 2 2 2 2
Mar 30 HOU 19 6 2 2 1 0 2 2 6 2 3 0 2 0 2 3
Mar 27 LAL 26 17 6 3 2 0 0 7 10 3 4 0 0 2 4 2
Mar 25 CHI 13 8 2 1 0 0 0 2 5 4 4 0 0 0 2 1
Mar 24 at DET                                
Mar 22 NYK 13 7 4 3 1 0 2 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 3
Mar 20 at CHI 14 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 1 2 0 1
Mar 18 MIN 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mar 16 at IND                                
Mar 15 POR 13 2 3 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Mar 13 MIA 13 7 5 1 2 1 1 3 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 2
Mar 10 at SAS 5 6 2 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Mar 8 at OKC 15 4 4 2 4 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 1 2 2 1
Mar 6 at CHA 17 6 1 1 1 1 1 2 6 2 4 0 0 1 0 1
Mar 4 CLE 19 11 2 0 0 1 0 5 9 0 0 1 2 0 2 4
Mar 2 at PHI 19 4 1 1 1 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Feb 28 at NYK 33 14 7 2 0 3 3 6 11 2 3 0 2 1 6 4
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Feb 27 GSW 21 4 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Feb 24 at DAL 26 6 4 2 3 1 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 3
Feb 23 at NOP 35 15 5 1 1 1 1 7 10 0 0 1 2 1 4 4
Feb 21 at HOU 35 27 5 0 4 4 2 10 16 6 8 1 2 0 5 1
Feb 20 at ATL 19 7 4 0 2 2 0 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 2
Feb 11 WAS 19 6 3 2 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Feb 8 SAS 30 20 4 0 0 0 1 8 10 3 4 1 1 1 3 0
Feb 6 LAC 19 16 5 3 2 0 1 7 7 2 2 0 0 1 4 0
Feb 4 BKN                                
Feb 2 MIL                                
Jan 31 at WAS                                
Jan 30 at BKN                                
Jan 28 SAC 7 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Jan 27 at IND                                
Jan 25 DET 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 23 at PHI 9 6 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Jan 21 at MEM 8 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Jan 19 at MIL                                
Jan 18 NOP 11 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Jan 16 ATL 27 17 6 3 1 2 3 7 11 3 3 0 0 1 5 4
Jan 14 PHI 15 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 2
Jan 12 DET 35 11 4 4 0 1 1 3 3 5 6 0 0 1 3 5
Jan 10 BOS 36 15 10 4 0 2 2 7 12 1 2 0 0 3 7 3
Jan 8 CHA 23 7 4 0 0 4 1 3 5 1 3 0 0 2 2 1
Jan 4 at PHO 26 17 7 2 2 1 2 7 9 3 4 0 0 1 6 3
Jan 2 at GSW 12 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Dec 30 at POR 32 14 11 2 1 0 1 7 11 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Dec 28 at DEN 19 5 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 1 2 0 2 0 3 3
Dec 27 at LAC 21 7 6 2 1 0 1 3 7 0 0 1 3 1 5 3
Dec 22 at CHI 33 16 2 1 4 2 3 7 10 2 2 0 1 1 1 3
Dec 21 NYK 24 10 6 2 0 2 0 5 7 0 0 0 1 3 3 2
Dec 19 at DET 29 12 8 2 0 1 0 5 9 2 2 0 3 1 7 2
Dec 17 BKN 27 5 6 3 0 1 1 2 4 1 4 0 0 0 6 2
Dec 15 ORL 21 8 3 1 1 2 1 4 5 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
Dec 14 at NYK 15 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Dec 12 IND 15 13 3 1 0 2 0 6 9 0 0 1 2 0 3 1
Dec 9 at CLE 22 12 4 0 1 1 1 6 13 0 0 0 2 3 1 5
Dec 8 DEN 20 4 4 2 0 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 3 1
Dec 5 CLE 28 11 6 4 1 0 0 5 10 0 0 1 2 1 5 4
Dec 3 at UTA 19 2 3 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Dec 2 at SAC 28 19 7 0 1 1 1 9 13 0 1 1 1 2 5 3
Nov 30 at LAL 22 8 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 2 2 0 1 1 3 6
Nov 28 DAL 17 2 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 3
Nov 26 at ATL 20 4 1 1 1 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Nov 24 PHO 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Nov 22 at CLE                                
Nov 21 MIL                                
Nov 19 MEM                                
Nov 15 UTA 14 5 4 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 1 3 2
Nov 13 CHI 24 16 5 1 4 4 1 7 9 2 3 0 1 2 3 5
Nov 11 ORL 22 6 10 2 1 1 1 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 10 2
Nov 9 PHI 21 8 4 3 0 2 2 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 1
Nov 7 WAS 17 5 2 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 2
Nov 5 at BOS 22 6 3 4 2 1 0 3 9 0 0 0 2 1 2 2
Nov 4 OKC 21 8 4 5 0 1 1 3 7 1 2 1 2 2 2 3
Nov 2 at MIA 20 8 3 0 0 3 1 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 3 2
Nov 1 at ORL 19 12 3 0 0 0 1 4 6 4 5 0 0 1 2 2
Oct 29 ATL 14 2 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0

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James Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson received a DNP-CD on Saturday against the Wizards.

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Johnson stuffed the stat sheet Friday against the Lakers, posting 17 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 26 minutes of action.

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Johnson moved to the bench Friday against the Hornets as he put up six points, one rebound, one assist, one steal, and one block in 17 minutes.

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Johnson will move to the bench for Friday's game against the Hornets, TSN Sports reports.

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Johnson scored four points (2-4 FG) with two blocks and a steal in just 19 minutes during Monday's win over the 76ers.

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Johnson scored a team-high 27 points (10-16 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 6-8 FT) with five rebounds, four steals, and four blocks in 35 minutes Saturday.

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Johnson got the start at small forward Friday, scoring seven points (3-4 FG, 1-1 FT) with four rebounds, two steals and two blocks in just 19 minutes of court time during a win over the Hawks.

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Johnson is starting Wednesday's game against the Wizards, Canada.com reports.

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Johnson scored a season-high 20 points (8-10 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-4 FT) with four rebounds in 30 minutes during Sunday's win over the Spurs.

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Johnson will start against the Spurs on Sunday.

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Johnson (hamstring) shot a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor Friday night in a comeback win over the Clippers, finishing the game with 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in 19 minutes.

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Johnson (hamstring) is expected to be available Friday night against the Clippers, Josh Lewenberg of TSN 1050 reports.

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2013-14

After a forgettable season in Sacramento, Johnson signed a non-guaranteed training camp deal with the Hawks. The versatile forward has started 87 games throughout his four-year career but isn't likely to be a major factor in Atlanta if he makes the roster.

2012-13

Johnson had his best full NBA season with the Raptors in 2011-12 but was shipped to Sacramento in a salary dump this offseason. Johnsonís versatility is probably what appealed to the Kings, considering he can play the two, the three, and the four. He probably wonít start, but thereís no reason he canít come close to the 25.2 minutes per game he averaged last season. Johnson averaged 9.1 points on 45 percent shooting to go with 4.7 rebounds in 2011-12, and thereís some room for improvement if Johnson continues to improve on his three-point shot. He raised his three-point percentage to 31.7 percent last season, up from 24 percent the previous season. If he can continue to improve in that category, he could become an even more well-rounded fantasy player. If you owned Johnson last season, you probably scooped him up because he averaged 1.15 steals per game Ė 14th best among forwards. Considering he doesnít have any serious deficiencies in any roto categories, those steals totals can be valuable when they come from a player as cheap as Johnson. He is primarily a deep league play on draft day, but standard league owners should keep an eye on Johnson as a possible early season waiver-wire addition.

2011-12

Heís 6-9, 245 pounds and extremely athletic. Halfway through his sophomore season, he was traded from the Bulls to the Raptors and was inserted straight into the starting lineup at small forward. He played well, putting up averages of 9.2 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.1 bpg and 1.0 spg in 28 mpg as a Raptor. Johnson can jump, handle the ball, score on his own and play very solid defence. If he can polish his jump shot, he could be a very high-caliber player for years to come and may get plenty of opportunity to produce this season.

2010-11

Johnson, selected 16th by the Bulls last season, fell behind Gibson on the depth chart. With Boozer and Gibson in Chicago, Johnson will see much of his time at small forward, but needs to be in better shape to even earn minutes there.

2009-10

Johnson, selected 16th by the Bulls, averaged 14.8 points on 51.4 percent shooting in two seasons at Wake Forest. Though questions persist about his habit of losing focus, his ability to score with either hand and in a variety of ways impressed Chicago. Johnson also was impressive in summer league play, showing versatility as he has 3-man skills based on the way he can handle the ball and make plays off the dribble, with the size and bulk of a 4. With Thomas and Noah able to play the 4, Deng expected to be 100 percent and the selection of Gibson, Johnson may have to fight for minutes but will play both forward spots. Taj Gibson: Gibson, selected 26th by the Bulls, is an athletic big man who can move well for someone of his size. He is a proficient scorer from both inside and outside, and has a knack for finding a way to make an impact even without the ball. The Bulls were impressed by Gibson's maturity and length during his workout and interview process. He has a 7-4 wingspan, which should prove valuable on defense, allowing Chicago to mix and match up front. His weaknesses are most pronounced in half-court sets, as he needs to get stronger while his jump shot is only effective in a clear rhythm. But with the Bulls hoping to emphasize more open-court offense and upgrade their defense, Gibson is positioned to contribute.