Johnson as a member of the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team
February 23, 1989 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Hug (Reno, Nevada)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|2010–2012||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2012||New Jersey Nets|
|2014||Le Mans Sarthe|
|Career highlights and awards|
Armon Deshawn Johnson (born February 23, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for Nevada.
Johnson was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 34th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. On August 2, 2010, he signed with the Trail Blazers after averaging 11.6 points and 4.2 assists in five summer league games. On January 28, 2011, he was assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League. He was recalled on February 22, 2011, then reassigned on January 4, 2012, and recalled again on January 15, 2012. On February 27, 2012, he was waived by the Trail Blazers. He signed a ten-day contract with the New Jersey Nets on April 9, 2012. On April 20, he signed with the Nets for the rest of the season.
On September 29, 2012, Johnson signed with the Orlando Magic. However, he was later waived by the Magic on October 23, 2012 after appearing in five preseason games. In December 2012, he joined Kazakh powerhouse team BC Astana. After scoring 13 points in his debut for Astana on December 16, he was ruled out for the rest of the season with a serious knee injury.
On July 7, 2014, Johnson joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On July 29, he signed with Le Mans Sarthe Basket of France for the 2014–15 season. On October 29, 2014, he was waived by Le Mans after appearing in just five games. On April 2, 2015, he was acquired by the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League.
In 2016 he joined the Nevada Senators ABA team in Reno Nv.
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