clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

NBA Draft Rumors: 76ers, Thunder Among Teams Interested In Dayton's Chris Johnson

ESPN NBA draft insider Chad Ford reports that the Sixers, Thunder & Wizards are among the teams interested Dayton guard Chris Johnson as a potential second round pick.

Johnson averaged just over 12 points per game last year shot nearly 40% from 3 point land. Ford noted that while he measured just 6-3½ in socks, he had an amazing 6-11 wingspan and a big vertical jump. Those measurements certainly explain why he was such a good rebounder in college.

Ford says that overall Johnson came off as a good athlete in workouts and showed a nice shooting stroke. His main problem is that he may only ever be a spot up shooter. He’s not a great ballhandler and rarely got to the line in college.

For more on the Sixers, please be sure to check out our blog Liberty Ballers and SB Nation Philly for all the latest news and updates.