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March 30, 2012

From The Korean Basketball League To The NBA

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Ivan Johnson, a San Antonio native, didn’t get along with his coaches. He got into fights, and when Dick spoke with him in 2008, he’d played for four colleges and a team in the NBA’s developmental league. He then played for six more teams – including two in the Korean Basketball League, where he was banned for making an obscene gesture to a referee. It seemed he might never play for the NBA. But Ivan got his break this year: He's a forward for the Atlanta Hawks - and he’s dominating.

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