HoopsHype John Henson rumors


October 16, 2012 Updates

Just take a look at the power forwards in the Central Division, where the Bucks reside. Chicago’s Carlos Boozer tips the scales at 258. Detroit’s Greg Monroe weighs 250. Chicago’s Joakim Noah is 232, Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson is 227 and Indiana’s Davis West is 250. Still, Henson doesn’t consider his weight to be an issue. “It’s not about weight, it’s about getting stronger,” said Henson, the 14th overall pick in the 2012 draft. “I’m holding my own down there (in the paint). So, nah, I’m (not concerned). “As I get older, I’m sure I’ll put on weight.”’ Racine Journal-Times

August 6, 2012 Updates

Bucks rookies John Henson and Doron Lamb are back in Las Vegas this week to participate in veteran NBA assistant Tim Grgurich's skills camp. The camp opened Monday and will conclude Thursday. Henson and Lamb played well for the Bucks summer league team which compiled a 4-1 record in Las Vegas last month. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Andrew Perna: Henson on DET interest: “That’s something I’ve noticed. That’s no secret. It’s all up to what they want and what happens before that pick.” Twitter

According to league sources, the Warriors talked to Milwaukee about swapping picks before the Bucks' trade with Houston. The Bucks were said to be considering moving up to secure one of the big men they like. North Carolina products, John Henson and Tyler Zeller, who may not have been available at No. 12, which may be why Milwaukee settled for Dalembert. San Jose Mercury-News

Warriors have also talked with Milwaukee Bucks about moving down to the 12th slot. The Bucks are looking to move up to secure one of the big men they like (John Henson, Tyler Zeller). If Thursday, Milwaukee believes Henson and Zeller will be gone (leaving them stuck with less-ready Meyers Leonard or Jared Sullinger and his back concerns), Bucks GM John Hammond may take the bait. Golden State could get Luc Mbah a Moute in return or even get Ekpe Udoh back. I’ve got to think Mark Jackson would prefer Ekpe Udoh. He had Ekpe playing his best ball before the Warriors (reluctantly) traded him to Milwaukee. Contra Costa Times

Dime: What is the funniest story you have from the process? JH: Probably when me and Perry (Jones) had to go through customs in Canada when we went to work out for the Raptors so we got on line and they looked at our passports and had us fill out the papers, everything was fine. Then Terrence (Jones) comes up and the lady takes him a whole different way so he had to go through the back and a completely different process. They had to recheck him and look and double-check his passport so it was really funny to see him go through that, and it took him 15 minutes more to get downstairs. Dime

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The Pistons are clearly looking for a big at No. 9 and have brought in all the guys who might be available to them at that spot. Illinois' Meyers Leonard, North Carolina's Tyler Zeller, North Carolina's John Henson, Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, Baylor's Perry Jones and Kentucky's Terrence Jones are among those scheduled to go head-to-head in that workout. ESPN.com

Right now, sources say Leonard and Henson are the two leading candidates in the group. Sullinger has slid on the Pistons' draft board since the team saw his draft combine physical. Mississippi State's Arnett Moultrie is also in the running for the No. 9 pick; however, he's more of a long shot. He worked out earlier with the Pistons. ESPN.com

June 23, 2012 Updates

The Sixers, who have the 15th, 45th, and 54th overall picks in next week's draft, will bring in five more players Saturday, all of them big men. The group includes: John Henson, a 6-10 forward (13.7 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks per game), and Tyler Zeller, a 6-11 center (16.3 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 1.5 bpg), both from North Carolina; Baylor 6-10 forward Perry Jones (13.5 ppg, 7.6 rpg); Mississippi State 6-10 forward Arnett Moultrie (16.4 ppg, 10.5 rpg), and St. Bonaventure 6-9 forward Andrew Nicholson (18.5 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.0 bpg). Philadelphia Inquirer

(Toronto) was believed to have narrowed its list to a handful of players expected to be around at No. 8 next Thursday — Weber State point guard Damian Lillard, Connecticut guard Jeremy Lamb and Syracuse guard Dion Waiters — but another name appears to have entered the conversation. Multiple team sources told the Sun that they were impressed with North Carolina power forward John Henson’s workout at the ACC on Thursday. Toronto Sun

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