Thursday, June 23, 2011
The JaJuan Johnson File
By Greg Payne
Everything you need to know about JaJuan Johnson, the Celtics' first-round draft pick (No. 27 overall) in the 2011 NBA Draft:
Full name: JaJuan Markeis Johnson
Age: 22 | Birthday: Feb. 8, 1989
Position: Power forward/Center
Height: 6-10 | Weight: 221 lbs.
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Franklin Central (Indianapolis)
College: Purdue University
Major: Organizational Leadership and Supervision
2010-11 Averages: 20.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.3 blocks; FG%: 49.4, FT%: 80.9
Notable Accomplishments: 2011 Big Ten Player of the Year; 2011 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year; 2011 First-Team All-American; 2011 Pete Newell Big Man Award (awarded to the top low-post player in the country); 2nd in Purdue history in career blocks (263).
Twitter Username: @BoilerBaller25