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Linton Johnson | Forward

Team: Orlando Magic
Age / DOB:  (37) / 6/13/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'8" / 205
College: Tulane

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The Magic have waived forward Linton Johnson, leaving their roster at just 13 players.
Johnson was happy to make the team after training camp, but he's once again looking for a job. Wed, Oct 28, 2009 01:16:00 PM

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Forward Linton Johnson has made the Magic's opening-night roster for Wednesday's game against the Sixers.

Johnson's chances of making the team were not good until Adonal Foyle had surgery on his right knee last week. Of course, he will not have any fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 25, 2009 01:11:00 PM

The Bulls signed forward Linton Johnson for the rest of the season on Tuesday.

He was likely signed when it became clear to the Bulls that Luol Deng wouldn't be making an appearance any time soon.
Tue, Apr 7, 2009 09:30:00 PM

The Bulls signed forward Linton Johnson to a second 10-day contract on Friday.

Suffice to say, Johnson hasn't scored a point all season.
Sat, Mar 21, 2009 09:20:00 AM

The Bulls signed forward Linton Johnson to a 10-day contract on Wednesday.

Johnson played 41 games for the Bulls during the 2003-04 season, averaging 4.2 points and 4.5 rebounds. He might pick up some playing time with Tim Thomas (knee) sidelined, but won't have any fantasy value.
Wed, Mar 11, 2009 10:29:00 AM

Linton Johnson was waived by the Bobcats on Wednesday.

He rarely played after signing with the team just after the start of the season.
Wed, Nov 19, 2008 03:37:00 PM

Linton Johnson was claimed off waivers by the Bobcats on Thursday.

He even played a few minutes in order to guard LeBron James on Thursday, but has no fantasy value. Larry Brown has contemplated starting Andre Brown at PF, but Brown was inactive in favor of Johnson in the Bobcats' opener.
Fri, Oct 31, 2008 01:59:00 AM

The Bobcats are expected to sign forward Linton Johnson on Tuesday.

That will put their roster at 15 players and knowing Larry Brown, it would not be surprising to see Johnson start some games at power forward this season.
Mon, Oct 27, 2008 08:59:00 PM

The Suns signed F Linton Johnson on Wednesday.

He'll be on the playoff roster, but will likely remain on the inactive list in the postseason.
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 03:11:00 PM

Based on the comments of Raptors coach Sam Mitchell, Toronto Star writer Doug Smith thinks that the team's signing of Linton Johnson could mean dissatisfaction with Jamario Moon, Carlos Delfino, Andrea Bargnani, or Kris Humphries.

"We were looking for defense, rebounding, all those intangible things, getting on the floor, getting loose balls, bringing some grit and toughness to our basketball team," Mitchell said. Moon's minutes seem safe given that he's a high-energy player and a good rebounder, but owners may want to watch just in case. Mitchell has already shown his displeasure with Bargnani by benching him.
Fri, Mar 28, 2008 03:30:00 PM

The Raptors signed forward Linton Johnson to a 10-day contract on Thursday, waiving guard Darrick Martin to make room on the roster.

Johnson will fill a specific defensive need, but won't be a factor in fantasy leagues. Martin, meanwhile, is expected to be named a basketball development consultant in the next few days.
Thu, Mar 27, 2008 06:48:00 PM

Linton Johnson's 10-day contract expired on Wednesday, but the Suns opted not to re-sign him for the rest of the season.

Johnson had no fantasy value.
Thu, Mar 13, 2008 11:25:00 AM

The Suns signed Linton Johnson to another ten-day contract on Monday.

Because Tyronn Lue decided to sign with the Mavericks, Johnson could remain in Phoenix for the rest of the season. Johnson has no fantasy value.
Tue, Mar 4, 2008 12:23:00 AM

The Suns signed free agent Linton Johnson to a 10-day contract on Thursday.

Phoenix had to fill its vacant 13th roster spot by Friday, and the 10-day contract leaves the possibility of signing a player who is bought out in the next week. Brent Barry and Gordan Giricek are both expected to be bought out by their teams.
Thu, Feb 21, 2008 09:25:00 PM

The Suns still have to add a 13th player to their roster by Feb. 22 - a day after the trade deadline.

They might make a minor trade to obtain perimeter defensive help, but they will also bring in four free agents for a workout on Tuesday. The players coming to Phoenix are Linton Johnson, a four-year veteran; Ronald Dupree, who played 19 games with the Pistons last year; Bobby Jones, who began the season with Denver and had two 10-day stints with Memphis earlier this season; and Carlos Powell, a from South Carolina, who is averaging 22.3 points and 6.3 rebounds with the Dakota Wizards of the D-League.
Fri, Feb 15, 2008 09:15:00 AM

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