Armon Johnson

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Armon Johnson
Armon Johnson.jpg
Johnson as a member of the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1989-02-23) February 23, 1989 (age 26)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Hug (Reno, Nevada)
College Nevada (2007–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 2010–present
Career history
20102012 Portland Trail Blazers
2011–2012 Idaho Stampede
2012 New Jersey Nets
2012 Astana
2014 Valladolid
2014 Le Mans Sarthe
2015 Austin Spurs
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-WAC (2009)
  • Second-team All-WAC (2010)
  • WAC Freshman of the Year (2008)
  • WAC All-Newcomer Team (2008)

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.

College career[edit]

In his three-year career at Nevada, Johnson averaged 14.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 101 games.[1]

Professional career[edit]

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.[2] On January 28, 2011, he was assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.[3] 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.[4] On April 20, he signed with the Nets for the rest of the season.[5]

On September 29, 2012, Johnson signed with the Orlando Magic.[6] However, he was later waived by the Magic on October 23, 2012 after appearing in five preseason games.[7] In December 2012, he joined Kazakh powerhouse team BC Astana.[8] 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.[9]

In March 2014, after passing a tryout period, Johnson signed with the Spanish team CB Valladolid for the rest of the season.[10]

On July 7, 2014, Johnson joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[11] On July 29, he signed with Le Mans Sarthe Basket of France for the 2014–15 season.[12] On October 29, 2014, he was waived by Le Mans after appearing in just five games.[13] On April 2, 2015, he was acquired by the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League.[14]

On August 14, 2015, Johnson signed with Göttingen of the German Basketball Bundesliga.[15] On September 15, 2015, he parted ways with Göttingen before the start of the season.[16]


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