Basketball World Reacts to Passing of Dennis Johnson

Dennis Johnson had a tremendous impact on the basketball world throughout his playing days in Seattle, Phoenix and Boston, and later as a coach with the Clippers and Celtics staffs, and most recently as the Austin Toros head caoch. Journalists from around the country who covered him during his NBA career weigh in with their thoughts and memories of "DJ".

Jackie MacMullen - The Boston Globe

He always rose to the occasion

Bob Ryan - The Boston Globe

In style and flair, No. 3 was the one and only

Bill Simmons - ESPN.com

DJ should have made Springfield while still alive

Steve Bulpett - The Boston Herald

Respect stands forever

NBA.com

An Appreciation: Dennis Johnson

Steve Kelley - The Seattle Times

Remembering Dennis Johnson

Desmond Connor - The Hartford Courant

Celtics Great Dennis Johnson Dead At 52

Percy Allen - The Seattle Times

D.J. left indelible mark

Randy Hill

DJ overcame obstacles time and time again

Jack McCallum - SI.com

One Cool Customer

Ron Matthews - SuperSonics.com

Johnson Passes Away at 52

Suns.com

Suns Remember Dennis Johnson

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