|2012 NBA Draft||NBA||Drafted 14th overall by Milwaukee.|
|10th July, 2012||NBA||Signed four year, $8,659,181 rookie scale contract with Milwaukee. Included team options for 2014/15 and 2015/16.|
|19th October, 2013||NBA||Milwaukee exercised 2014/15 team option.|
|16th October, 2014||NBA||Milwaukee exercised 2015/16 team option.|
|1st October, 2015||NBA||Signed a four year, $44,000,004 extension with Milwaukee.|
|7th December, 2018||NBA||As a part of a three team deal, traded by Milwaukee to Cleveland, along with Matthew Dellavedova, a protected 2021 first round pick and a 2021 second round pick, in exchange for George Hill, a 2020 second round pick and a 2021 second round pick from Cleveland, as well as Jason Smith and cash from Washington.|
|2009 - 2012||North Carolina (NCAA)|
|June 2012 - December 2018||Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)|
|December 2018 - present||Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)|
June 29, 2017
PF/C, 6’11 229lbs, 26 years old, 5 years of experience
Despite doing the same sort of thing he has always does - and being underappreciated along the way - Henson went to the bench again, because the others in front of him were better. Tried to counter by taking more jump shots; what had been roughly 1/12th of his offensive game previously became about 1/5th this year. Shot 21.7% on them. Wasn’t a positive trend. Henson can come into any game, jump around a bit, drop some lefty hooks (53-100 shooting on hooks this year), rebound a bit, and try to block some shots (well, in previous years at least). He needs to stick with the screening and diving game, running the court, further improving the free throw stroke (sporting a big improvement to 69% this year) and working on the pick-and-roll defence. While the team needs to work on trading him.
Player Plan: Three years and circa. $31.75 million remaining with no options. That’s a decent enough price for a third big, which Henson can be, if not here. It seems likely that either him or Monroe will have to go; Monroe might have the bigger trade value, because he’s better, and provides a rarer skill set, but he’s also expiring sooner. Pick your favourite.
June 30, 2012
Pick 14: Milwaukee, who had just traded down to get Sam Dalembert, were reported to be trying to trade back up in order to get John Henson. As it turns out, they've gotten him anyway.
Between those two and Ekpe Udoh, Milwaukee has an exceptional shot blocking trio of length and athleticism, if not a great deal of girth. And between those three, Larry Sanders just lost his job. Henson also continues a strong Milwaukee pedigree of right handed big men who are really far better with their left hand. This seems relevant.
March 16, 2011