Celtics land Purdue's JaJuan Johnson

Updated: June 24, 2011, 10:47 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics have preached a focus on getting younger and more athletic this offseason and started that process Thursday by adding Purdue power forward JaJuan Johnson with the team's first-round selection in the NBA draft.

The Celtics originally held pick No. 25, but worked a draft-day deal with the New Jersey Nets, acquiring a 2014 second-round pick to move down two spots, where New Jersey grabbed Johnson for Boston. The Celtics chose Providence's Marshon Brooks at No. ...

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