New Orleans Hornets pick up Chris Johnson

Courtesy of Blazersedge, former Trail Blazers center Chris Johnson, who was waived along with Greg Oden to make room for roster space, has signed with the New Orleans Hornets.

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have claimed former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson off of waivers. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced. The 26-year old center was waived by the Portland Trail Blazers on Mar. 15.