Damon Johnson (basketball)

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Damon Johnson
Damon Johnson Keflavík 2015.jpg
Damon Johnson with Keflavík in 2015.
Personal information
Born (1974-03-01) March 1, 1974 (age 45)
NationalityAmerican / Icelandic
Listed height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Career information
High schoolScience Hill
(Johnson City, Tennessee)
College
NBA draft1996 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2015
PositionSmall forward
Career history
As player:
1996–1997Keflavík
1997–1998ÍA
1998–1999Keflavík
1999–2000Los Barrios Cadiz
2001–2003Keflavík
2003–2004Caceres
2004Polaris World Murcia
2004–2005CSF Sevilla
2005Lagun Aro Bilbao Basket
2005–2006Plus Pujol Lleida
2006–2007C.B. Hospitalet
2007Ciudad de Huelva
2007–2008Alerta Cantabria
2008–2009Smoky Mountain Jam
2013Keflavík-b
2014–2015Keflavík
As coach:
2010–2012King University (assistant)
2012–2013East Tennessee State (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Damon S. Johnson (born March 1, 1974) is an American/Icelandic former professional basketball player who played in the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild and the Spanish Liga ACB.[1] He won the Icelandic national championship three times and was voted the Úrvalsdeild foreign player of the year twice.[2][3][4][5]

Icelandic national team[edit]

Johnson played 5 games for the Icelandic national basketball team[6] during the 2003 Games of the Small States of Europe, where he averaged 17.3 points per game, helping Iceland finishing second.[7]

Coaching career[edit]

Johnson was an assistant coach for King University from 2010 to 2012 and later for East Tennessee State women's basketball team. In 2019 he was hired as the head coach of Province Academy í Johnson City.[8]

Awards and honours[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Spain[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Damon Johnson í efstu deild á Spáni". Mbl.is (in Icelandic). February 21, 2004. Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  2. ^ Viðurkenningar - Besti erlendi leikmaður úrvalsdeildar karla
  3. ^ "Mikil blessun fyrir mig að fá þetta tækifæri". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). August 13, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  4. ^ Jónsson, Óskar Ófeigur (March 11, 2015). "41 árs en samt gríðarlega mikilvægur fyrir Keflavíkurliðið". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  5. ^ "Damon Johnson fyrr og nú". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). March 31, 2015. Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  6. ^ A-landslið karla
  7. ^ Sigurður Elvar Þórólfsson (June 6, 2003). "Á eftir að læra þjóðsönginn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  8. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (March 26, 2019). "Damon Johnson orðinn aðalþjálfari". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved March 26, 2019.

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