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01-09-2011, 03:10 AM
William H Bonney
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Lombardi quotes are up on the signing...

"First, the player had no problem doing a six-, seven- or eight-year deal. That’s very unusual these days, that players, at that stage of their career, will commit to a franchise. He was very sincere about that from day one, and stuck to it. A lot of guys will say it at the beginning and then back off, thinking there will be greater riches down the road. So once we had a player who was committed to that long of a structure, we could go ahead."

Johnson has always been committed to the Kings.

"I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough." - Mark Twain.
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