Johnny Rogers

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For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1910s and '20s for Bridgend (RU), Cardiff, Great Britain (RL), and Huddersfield, see Johnny Rogers (rugby).
Johnny Rogers
No. 32
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1963-12-30) December 30, 1963 (age 50)
Fullerton, California
Nationality American / Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school La Quinta (Westminster, California)
College Stanford (1981–1983)
UC Irvine (1984–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Pro playing career 1986–2004
Career history
1986–1987 Sacramento Kings
1987–1988 Cleveland Cavaliers
1988–1989 Real Madrid (Spain)
1989–1991 Pamesa Valencia (Spain)
1991–1992 Philips Milano (Italy)
1992–1993 Cagiva Varese (Italy)
1993–1994 Telemarket Forlì (Italy)
1994–1995 CB Murcia (Spain)
1995–1996 Cáceres CB (Spain)
1996–1997 Pamesa Valencia (Spain)
1997–1999 Olympiacos (Greece)
1999–2002 Panathinaikos (Greece)
2002–2004 Caprabo Lleida (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

John Bernard "Johnny" Rogers Bakker (born December 30, 1963) is a retired Spanish American professional basketball player. Listed at 6'10" and 225 lbs he played the power forward position and played collegiately at Stanford University and the University of California, Irvine.


Rogers was selected with the 10th pick of the second round in the 1986 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. He played for the Kings (1986–87) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (1987–88), playing 69 games and averaging 3.6 points per game and 1.5 rebounds per game in 9.2 minutes per game.


He also played professionally in Italy for Philips Milano (1991–1992, coached by Mike D'Antoni), Cagiva Varese (Serie A2, 1992–1993) and Telemarket Forlì (Serie A2, 1993–1994).

He played with the Greek giants Olympiacos and Panathinaikos of Athens, winning 2 Euroleague titles (2000, 2002) and 2 Greek championships (2000, 2001).

During his time in Spain Rogers acquired Spanish citizenship and played for the Spanish national team[1] at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[2]


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