Former Robert Morris University (NCAA D1) men’s basketball player Russell Johnson (PA) will continue his basketball career overseas, as the forward has signed his first professional team contract with C.B. Peñas Huesca in Huesca, Spain. CB Peñas is part of the LEB Oro, the second league of the Spanish basketball league system. The deal was orchestrated by rising star basketball agent Ray Strickland of Arete Sports Agency. Deal size was undisclosed.
Russell was recently named First Team iBall Pro Combine by showing a complete package (14.7 value per game-#5 overall) as reported by iBall United. The 6’6” G/F from Chester, PA showed a superb mix of Skill and athleticism (#3 overall athlete). He distributed the ball very well (2.3 apg-#5) and was picked as a Top 3 overall defensive player with ability smother players with length, quickness, strength, jumping ability and shot-blocking abilities. (4 total-#1). read more articles about Russell’s signing
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