Johnson headed to Denver - Tucson News Now

Johnson headed to Denver

Houston, TX (KOLD) - Former Wildcat Nick Johnson is heading to Denver after being traded by the Rockets. 

Johnson is apart of a big package en route to the Nuggets. In addition to Johnson, Denver receives forward Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Joey Dorsey, and a future first round pick in exchange for embattled guard Ty Lawson. 

Lawson is currently in a Southern California rehabilitation facility after his second arrest for a DUI this year. 

Last season Johnson played in 28 games for Houston averaging 2.6 points per game and 1.4 rebounds per game.

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