June 27, 2007
Favors, Johnson both considering Wolfpack
Atlanta area products Noel Johnson and Derrick Favors wouldn't call themselves a package deal, but if the opportunity came up to play college basketball together, they definitely would be in favor of it.
Package deals usually fall apart over time, but the two are good friends and traveling team teammates. Favors patrols the lane and mid-range area and is ranked No. 5 by Rivals.com, while Johnson works the perimeter and baseline and is ranked No. 39.
The two stars for the Atlanta Celtics traveling team have been busy this summer, recently excelling at the NBPA camp at the University of Virginia. Favors helped cement his standing as one of the elite juniors in the Class of 2009, while classmate Johnson learned some valuable lessons that will help him in the future.
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