Buck Johnson

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Buck Johnson
Personal information
Born (1964-01-03) January 3, 1964 (age 51)
Birmingham, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Hayes (Birmingham, Alabama)
College Alabama (1982–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Pro career 1986–2006
Position Small forward
Number 1, 2
Career history
19861992 Houston Rockets
1992–1993 Washington Bullets
1993 Wichita Falls Texans (CBA)
1993–1994 Tofaş (Turkey)
1994–1995 Hapoel Tel Aviv (Israel)
1995–1996 Apollon Patras (Greece)
1996–1997 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
1997–1998 Girona (Spain)
1998–2000 Iraklis Thessaloniki (Greece)
2000–2002 Dafni (Greece)
2002–2003 Peristeri (Greece)
2005–2006 Birmingham Magicians (ABA)
Career NBA statistics
Points 4,617 (9.1 ppg)
Rebounds 1,760 (1.7 rpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Alphonso "Buck" Johnson Jr. (born January 3, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft. A 6'7" forward from the University of Alabama, Johnson played in 7 NBA seasons from 1986 to 1993. He played for the Rockets from 1986 to 1992 and for the Washington Bullets during the 1992–93 season. Johnson graduated from Hayes High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Johnson's best year as a pro came during the 1990–91 season as a member of the Rockets when he appeared in 82 games and averaged 14.8 ppg. In his NBA career, Johnson played in 505 games and scored a total of 4,617 points.

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