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In this interview with Stanley Johnson at the McDonald’s All-American game, he says he’s practiced in Chicago this week “like my life has depended on it.” That’s music to Sean Miller’s ears. According to the interview, Miller has commented to Johnson that he can play anywhere from the point guard to power forward position but most likely shooting guard. Signals that Nick Johnson is seriously thinking NBA.
2014 All-American Player Profile: Stanley Johnson (Arizona) http://t.co/ZIXfVfugIJ
— Mike Pendleton (@MP2310) April 2, 2014
Bruce Pascoe of The Arizona Daily Star is in Chicago reporting. He interviewed Concord (Calif.) De La Salle coach Frank Allocco, former coach of Elliott Pitts, about Stanley Johnson. “He’s going to be a high-impact player because of his talent, but more important because of his infectious personality, what a great teammate he is. He’s just won guys over,” Allocco, the McDonald’s West coach, told Pascoe.
Arizona Wildcats basketball: No rest for Stanley Johnson http://t.co/LCrZskJzyy
— Arizona Daily Star (@StarNet) April 2, 2014
This is a paid feature on Scout.com about Stanley Johnson. In part of the interview Johnson discusses his future position with Arizona, commenting that he will either play the shooting guard or small forward position next year depending on who goes to the NBA (Rondae Hollis-Jefferson or Nick Johnson, or both).
McDonald's All-American Spotlight: Stanley Johnson – http://t.co/XNBMTnPg3D
— Josh Gershon (@JoshGershon) April 1, 2014
Stanley Johnson has the skills, basketball IQ and winning infectious personality that college recruiters loved and now NBA scouts admire. Arizona: Enjoy him while you can.
Did some polling of a handful of NBA types here and Stanley Johnson and Jahlil Okafor consistently come up as two they see closest to ready
— Eric Bossi (@ebosshoops) April 1, 2014
I always judge an Arizona recruit: Would Bobbi Olson like him? Remember the late wife of Lute Olson gave the passing grade during the recruiting process based on character? After speaking to him in person and reading this, Stanley Johnson would pass with flying colors.
Stanley Johnson is signing autographs, taking pictures, shaking hands. His mother wants him to treat the fans nicely and he's doing that.
— eric sondheimer (@latsondheimer) March 30, 2014