Free agent forward Ivan Johnson has been engaged in preliminary talks with six NBA teams, a source close to the player told Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com. However, Haynes is told that there isn't anything imminent at this point with Greg Oden, Lamar Odom, and Antawn Jamison still available on the open market.
We learned yesterday that the Knicks are among the clubs interested in the former Hawk and the two sides are discussing a potential deal. The 29-year-old boasts a career 51.7% shooting percentage with averages of 6.5 PPG, 3.9 RPG, and 0.8 SPG in 15.8 minutes per contest. In addition to two NBA seasons with the Hawks, the power forward has also had stops in the D-League and in Korea.