Exclusive Interview With James Johnson

James Johnson chatted with Ryan McNeill after a pre-draft workout in Toronto about what it was like to have Sports Illustrated write a feature story on him this season, how his MMA training provides him with additional toughness on the basketball court, what he feels he would bring to the Raptors if they drafted him, what he and Jeff Teague are doing to help each other out during pre-draft workouts, what it’s been like having all of his workouts with Earl Clark and what he’s learning about himself from hearing what coaches around the NBA are telling him about his game.

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Ryan McNeill Ryan McNeill has appeared on ESPN Radio, MTV Canada, SiriusXM, The Fan 590 and other radio programs and TV shows. He has covered the NBA with media credentials since the 2007-08 season.

Comments (5)

  1. Mark

    James Johnson’s voice sounds like RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan. He is one of my favorite prospects who I wouldn’t have an issue with drafting at nine.

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