Arizona Wildcats sophomore Nick Johnson has turned himself into a force at both ends of the court, as he averages 12 points per game and leads the team with a three assists per game average, while ranking fourth in the Pac-12 in steals and ranks third on the club with 19 blocked shots.
The 6-foot-3 guard from Gilbert, Ariz., is the first Arizona player since 2009-10 to collect 100 or more assists in a season.
Additionally, he's the first Wildcat since Hassan Adams in 2005-06 (82) to collect more than 60 steals in a season.
Tucson News Now's David Kelly sat down with UA athletic sophomore guard to chat about the influence of his dad, Joey, a legend for his jumping ability while a player at rival Arizona State and his late uncle, Dennis, a five-time NBA All-Star who won three championship rings including two with the famed Boston Celtics teams in the 1980s.
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David Kelly contributed to this story.
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