Milwaukee Reportedly Interested In Alexander Johnson

March 16th, 2010 by Paul Skoney Leave a reply »
Bucks Looking at Alexander Johnson

According to Scott Schroeder of , the Milwaukee Bucks reportedly held a tryout between former Duke forward Shavlik Randolph and former Florida State standout Alexander Johnson to fill their 15th and final roster spot for their push for the playoffs. 

It appears as though Johnson was the more impressive of the two players.

Johnson, currently of the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA's Development League, is proving himself to be one of the most NBA-ready players without an NBA contract. In 16 games, Johnson has averaged 23.1 points, 11.9 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks per game on 55.1% shooting from the field and 75.7% shooting from the line.


What He'd Bring to the Table

The Milwaukee Bucks have been missing physicality from their power forwards all season long. While Ersan Ilyasova and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute have done a tremendous job lately, each of them are more "finesse" than "bruiser." Because of this they have a tendency to get eaten alive by stronger power forwards such as Carlos Boozer who had his way with them to the tune of 26 points and 14 r ...

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