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Grizzlies assign Johnson to the RimRockers

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Memphis Grizzlies have assigned forward Alexander Johnson to their NBA D-League affiliate, Arkansas RimRockers. Johnson is the 21st player to be assigned to a D-League affiliate this season.

Since the 2005-06 season, 26 NBA teams have designated more than 50 players to D-League affiliates.

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Johnson was the 45th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. He averaged 5 points and 3.6 rebounds in 13.9 minutes per game in 44 contests.

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On Dec. 26. against the Washington Bullets, he had a career-high 23 points. He also had his third double-double of the season.

He also had a career-high 10 rebounds on Feb. 7 against the Dallas Mavericks.

Johnson, a rookie, is the third Grizzlies player to be assigned to the D-League. However, he’s the first player so far this season.

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Lawrence Roberts and Anthony Roberson were assigned to the D-League team last season.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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