NBA Draft Edition: Armon Johnson

June 12th, 2010 by Del Choc Leave a reply »
Armon Johnson, 6'4", 200 lbs, G, Nevada

The 6'4" Chicago native hasn't drawn a lot of publicity because of a late transition to the point guard role.

Early on, he was known to have a score-first mentality, where such capabilities afforded the 21-year-old bragging rights over his high school nemesis and college teammate, Luke Babbitt, for all-time scorers place, which was held by Babbitt the year previous.

Armon Johnson, in my opinion, is the second best point guard in this year's NBA Draft to John Wall, and he's definitely in constant distance with Kentucky's Wildcat.

Johnson doesn't appear to have the fabled past, coming from obscured beginnings in Chicago, making way to Reno, then declaring for 2010's June 24th in hopes of hearing his name called.

But I also wouldn't sneeze at his game for one second.

His abilities on the court are high quality, almost manipulative with the old school caressing of the basketball, using his backside very well, and displaying high IQ on every isolation.

Also, his mid-range game is probably better than Bradley's, who most not only consider the best lo ...

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