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James Johnson (basketball)

James Johnson (basketball)
NameJames Johnson
TeamToronto Raptors
Number0
CollegeWake Forest University
SportBasketball
PositionSmall Forward
Height Ft6
Height In9
Weight Lb245
NationalityAmerican
Birth DateFebruary 20, 1987(age 29)
Birth PlaceCheyenne, Wyoming
High SchoolCheyenne East High School in Cheyenne
Draft Round1
Draft Pick16
Draft Year2009
Draft TeamChicago Bulls
Career Start2009
Teams *Chicago Bulls (2009 2011) *→Iowa Energy (2011) *Toronto Raptors (2011-present)
Profilejames_johnson
Highlights2008 third team All-Atlantic Coast Conference
2008 first team ACC All-Rookie
2009 third team All-Atlantic Coast Conference

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James Patrick Johnson (born February 20, 1987 in Cheyenne, Wyoming) is an American basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 16th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Johnson was the starting power forward for the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest University from 2007-2009. He declared his eligibility for the 2009 NBA Draft following his sophomore year. Johnson is listed as 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) and 245 lb (111 kg). During Johnson's senior year at Cheyenne East High School he averaged 28 points and nine rebounds per game.

He is of African-American and Samoan heritage.


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