Bulls Send James Johnson To D-League

UPDATE: The Chicago Bulls announced on Thursday that they’ve sent forward James Johnson to the Developmental League.

Updated on January 27, 2011 at 12:50 PM

According to a report, the Chicago Bulls will send James Johnson to the Developmental League.

Johnson, the 16th overall selection in last year’s NBA Draft, is expected to be assigned to the Iowa Energy, according to a report by AOL Fanhouse.

Through the first 71 games of his NBA career, Johnson has averaged 3.9 points and 2.0 rebounds in just over 11 minutes per game. He’s struggled through the early part of his career and has been rumored to be a part of several potential trades.

The Bulls with play the Orlando Magic at the United Center of Friday.

Originally posted on January 27, 2011 at 8:59 AM


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