No, Ricky. You need to put it IN the bucket. - USA TODAY Sports
5 Total Updates since January 19, 2013
4 months ago Article 320 comments
A jury-rigged Wolves roster soars past a flatlined Rockets offense behind a couple of guys signed at breakfast that morning
4 months ago Update 114 comments
I was over in St. Paul watching Tara Bichapart and the Garda Belts stick it to the Dagger Dolls and I missed Jelly Belly and tall Chris Johnson dominate the 4th quarter against the Houston Rockets. Maybe I should go to more roller derby matches.
NOT IN THE FACE!!!
4 months ago Article 753 comments
Here we go.
4 months ago GameThread 596 comments
What's left of the Minnesota Timberwolves takes on the Houston Rockets. This is your first half thread
4 months ago Update 21 comments
From the team:
Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed center Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract. The Timberwolves were granted an NBA hardship exception for a 16th roster spot due to having four players out for a minimum of two weeks due to injury.
Johnson was playing with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA D-League where he was averaging 10.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 25.6 minutes in 14 games. He is the 16th GATORADE Call-Up from the NBA D-League to the NBA this season.
Johnson, 27, was a free agent invitee at the Wolves training camp this past fall. He appeared in three preseason games for Minnesota, and averaged 2.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 5.0 minutes per game. Johnson was waived on Oct. 27, 2012.
The 6-11 center has played parts of two NBA seasons with Boston, Portland and New Orleans. He started the 2011-12 season with Portland, averaging 1.6 points and 0.9 rebounds in 20 contests. Johnson finished the 2011-12 season in New Orleans where he averaged 3.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in seven contests. In 41 career games, he holds averages of 2.1 points and 1.5 rebounds.
Johnson averaged 16.2 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks during the 2010-11 season for the Dakota Wizards and was named the 2011 NBA D-League Defensive Player of the Year. Spent his collegiate years at Louisiana State University and went undrafted in the 2009 NBA Draft.