“Johnson, 33, and his family were happy in Des Moines, Iowa, but Sendek told him to just come to the Valley and hang with him for a day. See if you like it. Johnson agreed — and was hooked. Sendek hired him in April to complete a staff that already had NBA experience in Eric Musselman and Larry Greer.
Within his first couple months, Johnson had a hand in landing 2014 four-star point guard Tra Holder of Los Angeles and junior-college All-American Sai Tummala, whose three years of eligibility starts this season.”