Marvin Johnson (basketball)

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Marvin Johnson
Personal information
Born (1956-06-22) June 22, 1956 (age 62)
DeRidder, Louisiana
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolDeRidder (DeRidder, Louisiana)
  • Howard County JC (1974–1976)
  • New Mexico (1976–1978)
NBA draft1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
PositionSmall forward

Marvin Johnson (born June 22, 1956) is a retired American basketball player who played two years for the University of New Mexico varsity under coach Norm Ellenberger. A transfer from Howard Junior College, he led the Lobos in scoring in his rookie season in 1976–77. Johnson was chosen on the second round by the Chicago Bulls in the 1978 NBA draft.[1]

Johnson went on to play for the Solent Stars in the English league and was named the circuit's Most Valuable Player in 1981.[2]


  1. ^ "Marvin Johnson Player Profile, New Mexico, NCAA Stats, Awards - RealGM". Retrieved 2015-08-29.
  2. ^ "Solent Stars Basketball Club - The Complete History: Solent Stars 1980/81 Season". Retrieved 2015-08-29.

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