August 18, 1974 |
Hartsville, South Carolina
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||152 lb (69 kg)|
|Allocated||1999, to the Orlando Miracle|
|Orlando Miracle (1999–2002)
Connecticut Sun (2003)
San Antonio Silver Stars (2004–2006)
Detroit Shock (2007)
Houston Comets (2008)
Seattle Storm (2009)
|Awards and Honors|
|5× WNBA All-Star (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004)|
Johnson competed with USA Basketball as a member of the 1995 Jones Cup Team that won the Bronze in Taipei. After her collegiate playing days, Johnson played for the Columbus Quest with whom she won the 1997 and 1998 American Basketball League championships.
Starting in 1999, Johnson played for the Orlando Miracle of the WNBA. She also played for Fenerbahçe İstanbul from Turkey in winter 1999-00 season. The team moved to Connecticut in 2003 and is now known as the Connecticut Sun. Prior to the 2004 season, Johnson was traded to the San Antonio Silver Stars.
In March 2007, Johnson signed with the Detroit Shock. Names Pat Hewitt, her high school basketball coach, her biggest influence. On March 7, 2008 Johnson signed with the Houston Comets. When the Comets folded, she was not picked in the dispersal draft, therefore becoming a free agent.
Johnson was a WNBA All-Star in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003. She played in Spain for Ros Casares Valencia (2001-2002), Perfumerías Avenida (2002-2003), Dynamo Moscow (2003-2004), Wisla Cracovia (2004-2005), Cadi la Seu (2005-2006), Tarsus Beledeyesi (2006-2007), Palacio de Congresos Ibiza (2008-2010) and CD Zamarat (2010-2011).She was also a key factor in the club as she helped carry the team to Division One on May 1, 2011. Now she is currently assistant coach in Northwesthern State University.  S 
International career 
Vital statistics 
- Position: Guard
- Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
- College: South Carolina
- Team(s): Orlando Miracle, Connecticut Sun, San Antonio Silver Stars, Detroit Shock, Houston Comets (WNBA)
- "1995 WOMEN'S R. WILLIAM JONES CUP". Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- Past Fenerbahçe Squads
- Offseason 2007-08: Overseas Roster
- Offseason 2008-09: Overseas Roster
- Shannon Johnson at WNBA.com
- Johnson's biography at usabasketball.com
- Shannon Johnson's U.S. Olympic Team bio
- Johnson signs with the Houston Comets