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#1 Aaron Johnson
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  • Last played with Stal Ostrow (Poland, 2017)
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  • 5'8" / 185lbs
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  • 10/27/1988
  • USA
  • Undrafted, 2011
  • UAB
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DateLeagueTransaction
6th August, 2011ItalySigned a one year contract with Assi Basket Ostuni.
19th July, 2012ItalySigned a one year contract with Vanoli Cremona.
1st November, 2013D-LeagueDrafted 17th overall in the 2013 D-League Draft by Bakersfield Jam.
23rd January, 2014D-LeagueWaived by Bakersfield Jam.
29th January, 2014ItalySigned for the remainder of the season with Venezia.
30th July, 2014FinlandSigned a one year contract with Nilan Bisons.
16th September, 2015RomaniaSigned a one year contract with Craiova.
15th July, 2016PolandSigned a one year contract with Stal Ostrow WLKP.
21st July, 2017PolandSigned another one year contract with Stal Ostrow WLKP.
Career Moves
Time PeriodTeam
2007 - 2011UAB (NCAA)
August 2011 - June 2012Assi Basket Ostuni (Italy, Lega Due)
July 2012 - June 2013Cremona (Italy)
November 2013 - January 2014Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
January 2014 - June 2014Venezia (Italy)
July 2014 - June 2016Nilan Bisons (Finland)
September 2015 - June 2016Craiova (Romania)
July 2016 - June 2017Stal Ostrow (Poland)
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June 22, 2011

Aaron Johnson - Johnson is UAB's all-time assists leader, and led the nation last season at 7.7 per game. He also defends about as well as a 5'8 guard in a major-ish conference can, being named to the Conference USA All-Defensive team. But Johnson can't shoot, and is no consistent threat around the basket due to his lack of size. He's not scared - he's just small. He'll make money somewhere, but not here.

Israel, maybe.

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March 16, 2011

Point guard Aaron Johnson leads the entire country in assists at 7.7 per game. This is mainly because he dribbles so much that his palms are orange. And there's nothing wrong with that. The quick and strong 5'8 senior drives the ball to the basket relentlessly, in both the half court and transition games, collapsing defenses and finding open players. He scores rather little himself - 12 points per game in more than 36 minutes, shooting only 42% from the field and 23% from three; what he does get is mostly around the basket, which is no mean feat from one so small. He's also an extremely pesky defender for his size, and just won the Conference-USA DPOY award. Unquestionably, Johnson is the leader of the UAB roster.

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