Chicago Rookie James Johnson Leads Team to Big Win in London

Posted: 6th October 2009 by Ash Marshall in NBA
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Preseason basketball doesn't count, eh?

Don't tell that to rookie James Johnson or the Chicago Bulls who defeated the Utah Jazz in London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.

Johnson scored the game's winning basket as time expired to give the Bulls a 102-101 victory and set off a flurry of celebrations similar to as if it was March.

The closing moments of the contest saw Johnson experience both the highs and the lows of NBA basketball.

With the Bulls trailing by one, Johnson threw up a three point airball from the corner with 6.5 seconds remaining.

Fortunately for the Bulls, the Jazz couldn't come away with the loose ball. Instead, they could only knock it out of bounds to hand it back to Chicago for one final chance.

Seconds later Johnson was underneath the ba ...

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