Herb Johnson (basketball)

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Herb Johnson
College Tulsa
Sport Basketball
Position Power forward/Center
Jersey # 50
Career 1981–1985
Height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Nationality USA
Born (1962-12-16) December 16, 1962 (age 54)

Herb Johnson is a professional basketball player with Villars Basket in Switzerland.[1] Johnson played collegiately with the University of Tulsa.

College career[edit]

At Tulsa, Johnson helped the team to the 1981 NIT title and appearances in the 1982, 1983, and 1984 NCAA Tournaments. As of 2010, Johnson is in the top 5 of Golden Hurricane career leaders in rebounds, top 10 in steals, and top 15 in scoring.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Johnson was a third-round pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1985 NBA Draft.[3] His professional career has included stops in France, Spain, Japan, Turkey and most recently Switzerland. Johnson played the 2004-05 season with ENSA Union Neuchâtel Région, 2005 to 2007 with Pages Jaunes Pully Basket, and the 2008-09 season with Vevey Riviera Basket.[4] He joined Villars Basket for the 2009 season.