Ivan Johnson signs to play in China

Ivan Johnson agreed to a deal to play in China next season, according to his agent.

Johnson, who played two seasons with the Hawks, will play for Zhejiang China next season, his agent Jeremiah Haylett said.

Johnson became an unrestricted free agent following the season when the Hawks declined to extend the forward/center a qualifying offer. He appeared in 125 games for the Hawks and averaged 6.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in 15.8 minutes.

Last week unrestricted-free-agent center Johan Petro also agreed to play in China with a deal to play for Zhejiang Guangsa Lions after one season with the Hawks.

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