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David Johnson: Cut by Memphis
Johnson was waived by the Grizzlies on Saturday.
Johnson joined Memphis on Wednesday, but this deal was likely in an effort to obtain his G League rights. He should report to the Memphis Hustle for the 2023-24 season.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' David Johnson: Signs with Memphis
The Grizzlies have announced the signing of Johnson on Wednesday.
Johnson will add depth for the Grizzlies, but he's not likely to make the Opening Night roster. It's worth noting he hasn't played an NBA game since Dec. 2021.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Plays 15 minutes
Johnson (illness) logged nine points (4-7 FG, 1-3 3Pt) and four rebounds across 15 minutes during the 905's 121-119 win over Grand Rapids on Sunday.
Fortunately for Johnson, he did not have to sit out multiple times because of his recent illness. But like they were against Grand Rapids, Jeff Dowtin and Ron Harper are expected to remain the 905's starting backcourt, leaving Johnson to create value for himself as a substitute.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: DNP with illness
Johnson did not play during Thursday's 905's 127-112 loss to Delaware because of an illness.
A non-COVID illness prevented Johnson from participating in the 905's fourth game and first loss of March. Given the nature of his absence, it could be a relatively short stay on the sidelines.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Scores 24 points
Johnson logged 24 points (9-14 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, three assists and one steal across 34 minutes during the 905's 104-87 win Saturday at Motor City.
Johnson was the 905's best scorer as they evened their 2023 record back to .500. Since the 2023 All-Star break's conclusion, he has averaged 15.6 points across his three G League games.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Scores 14 points
Johnson (groin) logged 14 points (6-13 FG, 2-6 3Pt), four rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks across 30 minutes during the 905's 114-110 loss to Windy City on Wednesday.
Fortunately for Johnson, the All-Star break helped prevent him from logging multiple absences because of his previous groin injury. Dalano Banton was assigned to the 905 before Wednesday, but Johnson is expected to continue being part of their starting lineup, at least until Jeff Dowtin is ready to play again after sitting out against Windy City.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: DNP with groin injury
Johnson did not play during Monday's 113-104 loss to Westchester because of a groin injury.
A groin strain prevented Johnson from participating in the 905's latest game. Jeff Dowtin and a returning Sterling Brown are expected to continue starting in the backcourt if Johnson is unavailable after the All-Star break.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Serviceable in start
Johnson logged 10 points (5-7 FG, 0-2 3Pt), four assists, one assist and one steal across 19 minutes during the 905's 126-117 loss to Maine on Wednesday.
Sterling Brown did not play because of a personal issue, so Johnson joined the 905's starting lineup Wednesday. He could hang onto an increased role if Brown misses any additional time.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Excellent in start
Johnson logged 22 points (8-11 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), eight assists, five rebounds and one steal across 30 minutes during the 905's 135-126 win Saturday at Wisconsin.
The 905 decided to switch their lineup Saturday, with backup Johnson and starter Ron Harper changing spots. Both benefited from the changes. Each guard scored 22 points without shooting poorly, and there is a chance Johnson's new role could stick.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Minimal output in return
Johnson (back) compiled two points (1-3 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 0-1 FT) over 13 minutes Friday versus Maine.
Johnson hasn't been a particularly big scorer for 905 this season, averaging 5.9 points per contest, but his three field-goal attempts fell well below his average of 7.1 per contest on the year. He should see a bit more action and take more shots moving forward, assuming he can remain healthy.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Misses with lower back issue
Johnson didn't play Monday versus the Swarm due to a lower back injury.
Johnson missed a bit of time earlier in the season due to injury and illness, but each of his stays on the sideline has been brief. It remains to be seen if his back issue will cost him additional time.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Rough night in return
Johnson (illness) compiled three points (1-5 FG, 1-3 3Pt), two rebounds, an assist and a block over 13 minutes Monday versus Long Island.
Johnson is shooting just 33.3 percent from the field and 22.2 percent from beyond the arc over his first four appearances, but he does add in a little bit in the other categories to bolster his stat lines. Either way, his role appears to be smaller at 15.0 minutes per game than the 32.1 he saw in his nine appearances with Raptors 905 last season.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Sits with illness
Johnson dididn't take the floor during Friday's game versus the Blue Coats due to a non-COVID illness.
Given the reason for Johnson's absence, it doesn't seem like he will be sidelined for too long. He's averaged 6.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists over 15.5 minutes per game in his three appearances with the team this season.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Struggles with shot in return
Johnson (undisclosed) finished with two points (1-5 FG, 0-1 3Pt), three rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block over 15 minutes Tuesday versus the Swarm.
Johnson missed the previous game while rehabbing an injury, but he wasn't out long. Unfortunately, he struggled with his shot in the contest, which has been the case all season, shooting just 16.7 percent from beyond the arc and 36.4 percent from the field.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Doesn't play Thursday
Johnson didn't take the floor Thursday against the G League Knicks while rehabbing an injury.
Johnson did play 12 minutes in the season opener, so it's unclear if he's suffered a new injury or if this was simply a night off to rest a previous issue. Either way, the phrasing of the issue doesn't sound particularly serious.... See More ... See Less
David Johnson: Joins G League's 905
The G League's Raptors 905 announced Monday that Johnson has been included on the club's training camp roster.
Johnson, a 2021 second-round draft pick, spent his entire rookie campaign in the Raptors organization as a two-way player. He made only two appearances at the NBA level in 2021-22 and wasn't retained in free agency this offseason, though Toronto elected to sign and waive him Oct. 15 in order to retain his G League rights, per Aaron Rose of SI.com. For the second year in a row, Johnson is poised to see most of his playing time in the G League, though he no longer possesses a spot on the NBA roster.... See More ... See Less
Raptors' David Johnson: Scores 10 points in playoff defeat
Johnson registered 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-8 3Pt), four rebounds, three assists and two steals across 31 minutes in Sunday's 143-139 loss to the Delaware Blue Coats in the Eastern Conference Final.
Johnson and 905's season came to an end in a tight defeat to the Blue Coats on Sunday. The rookie out of Louisville averaged 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, shooting 40.8 percent from the field, 32.4 percent from deep and 81.3 percent from the free-throw line.... See More ... See Less
Raptors' David Johnson: Near double-double in defeat
Johnson recorded 14 points (6-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 0-1 FT), eight rebounds, two assists and a block across 26 minutes in Thursday's 114-99 loss to the Long Island Nets.
Johnson shot efficiently and almost had a double-double against Long Island on Thursday. He's averaging 11.3 points in 23.7 minutes per game in the G League this season.... See More ... See Less
Raptors' David Johnson: Scores 15 in return from injury
Johnson (knee) managed 15 points (6-15 FG, 3-9 3Pt), six rebounds, five assists and a steal across 28 minutes Thursday for the G League's Raptors 905 in a 126-121 victory over the College Park Skyhawks.
After he was sidelined for just under a week with left knee inflammation, Johnson checked back into the lineup for the 905 with a productive outing. Johnson, one of Toronto's two two-way players, is shooting 39.6 percent from the floor and 30.4 percent from deep this season during his time with the 905.... See More ... See Less
Raptors' David Johnson: Back with Raptors 905
Toronto assigned Johnson (knee) to the G League's Raptors 905 on Wednesday.
Johnson had been on the Raptors' injury report since last Friday due to left knee inflammation, but his assignment to the G League could hint that he's healthy again. The 905 return to action Thursday against the College Park Skyhawks.... See More ... See Less
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