Discussion

Celtics land Purdue's JaJuan Johnson

Updated: June 24, 2011, 10:47 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics have preached a focus on getting younger and more athletic this offseason and started that process Thursday by adding Purdue power forward JaJuan Johnson with the team's first-round selection in the NBA draft.

The Celtics originally held pick No. 25, but worked a draft-day deal with the New Jersey Nets, acquiring a 2014 second-round pick to move down two spots, where New Jersey grabbed Johnson for Boston. The Celtics chose Providence's Marshon Brooks at No. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Ramirez Hurt In Sox Loss
    The news got worse Monday for the Red Sox when Hanley Ramirez sprained his shoulder running into the side wall in left.

MORE NBA HEADLINES