Britton Johnsen

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Britton Johnsen
Small forward / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1979-07-08) July 8, 1979 (age 35)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Murray (Murray, Utah)
College Utah (1997–1998, 2000–2003)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Pro career 2003–2011
Career history
2003 Orlando Magic
2003–2004 Fayetteville Patriots (D-League)
2004 Orlando Magic
2004 Indiana Pacers
2004–2005 Idaho Stampede (D-League)
2005–2006 Lucentum Alicante (Spain)
2006 Panellinios (Greece)
2006–2007 Pau-Orthez (France)
2008 Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
2008 Utah Flash (D-League)
2008 Galatasaray Café Crown (Turkey)
2008–2009 PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece)
2009–2010 Panellinios (Greece)
2011 Quilmes de Mar del Plata (Argentina)
Career highlights and awards

Britton Weaver Johnsen (born July 8, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player. He graduated from Murray High School and the University of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, his hometown is Murray, Utah. Johnsen is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1]

College career[edit]

Johnsen played college basketball with the University of Utah's Utah Utes.

Pro career[edit]

Johnsen was selected with the #19 pick of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) draft by the Gary Steelheads in 2003. He then played briefly for the Orlando Magic in the NBA in the 2003-04 NBA season averaging 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game. He then played with the New Orleans Hornets during the 2004 NBA preseason and with the Indiana Pacers in the 2004-05 NBA season averaging 2.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.

He also played with the summer league squad of the Utah Jazz at the Rocky Mountain Revue and with the Jazz during their preseason training camp in the year 2008.[2]

He also played in the NBA D-League with the Fayetteville Patriots, the Bakersfield Jam, and the Utah Flash[3] and in the CBA with the Idaho Stampede.

Overseas[edit]

Johnsen also played overseas for several professional clubs. He moved to the Spanish ACB League club Etosa Alicante in 2005. He then moved to the Greek A1 League club Panellinios Athens in 2006.

In 2007, he joined the French Pro A League club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. In 2008, he moved to the Turkish League club Galatasaray Café Crown. In 2009, he joined the Greek team PAOK Thessaloniki.[4] A year later, he signed with Panellinios B.C. In 2011, he joined the Argentine team Quilmes de Mar del Plata.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Johnsen has faith to keep knocking.
  2. ^ Ex-Ute Britton Johnsen at Jazz camp.
  3. ^ Flash acquire Johnsen from Bakersfield Jam.
  4. ^ PAOK signs Johnsen. (Greek)
  5. ^ Britton Johnson. latinbasket.

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