|No. 3 – San Antonio Spurs|
|Born||October 11, 1999|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||211 lb (96 kg)|
|High school||Oak Hill Academy|
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
(South Hill, Virginia)
|NBA draft||2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29th overall|
|Selected by the San Antonio Spurs|
|2019–present||San Antonio Spurs|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Keldon Johnson (born October 11, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Johnson attended Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, and played for United States men's national under-19 basketball team during the summer of 2017.
High school career
Johnson was rated as a five-star recruit and is ranked as the 13th best player in the 2018 class by 247Sports.com. He committed to University of Kentucky to play college basketball, being joined by fellow recruits Immanuel Quickley, E. J. Montgomery, Ashton Hagans, and Tyler Herro.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|South Hill, VA||Oak Hill Academy (VA)||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)||205 lb (93 kg)||Nov 11, 2017|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN: ESPN grade: 94|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Rivals: 15 247Sports: 18 ESPN: 7|
As a freshman, Johnson averaged 13.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, shooting 46.1 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from behind the arc. He scored 19 points in a win over top-ranked Tennessee on February 16, 2019. Johnson pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds in a victory over Auburn. Following the season he declared for the NBA draft.
San Antonio Spurs (2019–present)
On June 20, 2019, Johnson was selected with the 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2019 NBA draft. Johnson was later listed in the roster of San Antonio Spurs for 2019 NBA Summer League hosted at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Johnson officially signed with the Spurs on July 1, 2019.
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- "Westtown star Cameron Reddish ascends to No. 1 in recruiting service's rankings". PennLive.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
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- "Choose your own Kentucky basketball adventure: Build 2018-19 Cats roster from available options". SEC Country. May 2, 2018. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
- Fisher, Chris (April 10, 2019). "Keldon Johnson declares for 2019 NBA Draft". 247 Sports. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
- Orsborn, Tom (June 20, 2019). "Spurs select Kentucky's Keldon Johnson with 29th overall pick". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
- "SPURS ANNOUNCE 2019 SALT LAKE CITY SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER". NBA.com. June 26, 2019. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
- "SPURS SIGN 2019 FIRST ROUND PICK KELDON JOHNSON". NBA.com. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
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