Kevin Johnson Rumors
Alex Kennedy: Rajon Rondo had a career-high 25 assists in 30 minutes to beat BKN. Rondo is just the 7th player in NBA history to record 25 assists, joining Scott Skiles, John Stockton, Jason Kidd, Kevin Johnson, Nate McMillan, Isiah Thomas. At 31, Rondo is oldest to do it. HIGHLIGHTS via NBA: pic.twitter.com/EmbwFdB3WW
ISE also announced that it has hired former Sacramento Mayor and NBA All-Star Kevin Johnson as Vice Chair. Johnson will work on the corporate vision of the company and will be available to all athlete clients for contract negotiations and career development guidance. The company in a release said it remains firmly committed to basketball.
Notable players eligible again this year on the include Kevin Johnson, Maurice Cheeks, Tim Hardaway, Mark Price, Chris Webber and Paul Westphal. Coaches again up for induction include Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, Charles “Lefty” Driesell and Oklahoma State’s Eddie Sutton.
A man took a coconut cream pie from a grocery bag, grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the face with it at a charity event, leading the former NBA star to start swinging and then tackle the man, who was left battered and facing assault charges. The pie wielder and local activist, Sean Thompson, 32, said Thursday that the mayor overreacted, sending him to the hospital for nine stitches before he went to jail.