Arnie Johnson

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Arnie Johnson
Personal information
Born (1920-05-16)May 16, 1920
Gonvick, Minnesota
Died June 6, 2000(2000-06-06) (aged 80)
Rochester, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College Bemidji State (1938–1942)
Playing career 1946–1953
Position Power forward / Center
Number 17, 12
Career history
1946–1953 Rochester Royals
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 2,888
Rebounds 1,272
Assists 731
Stats at

Arnie Johnson (May 16, 1920 – June 6, 2000) was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Gonvick, Minnesota.

A 6'5" forward/center from Bemidji State University, Johnson played seven seasons (1946–1953) in the National Basketball League[1] and National Basketball Association as a member of the Rochester Royals. He averaged 8.7 points and 6.2 rebounds in his career and won a league championship in 1951.

In 2003, Monroe Community College in New York established the Arnold L. Johnson Endowed Memorial Scholarship for student athletes.[2]


  1. ^ Official NBA Encyclopedia. Doubleday, 2000. pg. 566.
  2. ^ Monroe CC financial aid

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