Buck Johnson

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Buck Johnson
Personal information
Born (1964-01-03) January 3, 1964 (age 53)
Birmingham, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Hayes (Birmingham, Alabama)
College Alabama (1982–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career 1986–2006
Position Small forward
Number 1, 2
Career history
19861992 Houston Rockets
1992–1993 Washington Bullets
1993 Wichita Falls Texans
1993–1994 Tofaş
1994–1995 Hapoel Tel Aviv
1995–1996 Apollon Patras
1996–1997 Maccabi Tel Aviv
1997–1998 Girona
1998–2000 Iraklis Thessaloniki
2000–2002 Dafni
2002–2003 Peristeri
2005–2006 Birmingham Magicians
Career NBA statistics
Points 4,617 (9.1 ppg)
Rebounds 1,760 (1.7 rpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Alphonso "Buck" Johnson Jr. (born January 3, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player. Johnson, a 6'7" small forward, was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1986 NBA draft.

High school career[edit]

Johnson played high school basketball at, and graduated from, Hayes High School in Birmingham, Alabama.

College career[edit]

Johnson played college basketball at the University of Alabama, with the Alabama Crimson Tide, from 1982–1986.

Professional career[edit]

Johnson was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1986 NBA draft. Johnson played in 7 NBA seasons, from 1986 to 1993. He played for the Rockets from 1986 to 1992, and for the Washington Bullets during the 1992–93 season.

Johnson's best year as a pro came during the 1990–91 season, as a member of the Rockets, when he appeared in 82 games, and averaged 14.8 points per game. In his NBA career, Johnson played in 505 games, and scored a total of 4,617 points.

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