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Britton Johnsen
SF/PF - 6'10, 210lbs - 44 years old - 2 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
  • Birthdate: 07/08/1979
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2003
  • Pre-draft team: Utah
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
12th September, 2003NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
17th September, 2003CBADrafted 19th overall in the 2003 CBA Draft by Gary Steelheads.
16th November, 2003NBAWaived by Orlando.
26th November, 2003NBDLAcquired by Fayetteville Patriots.
10th March, 2004NBASigned a 10 day contract with Orlando.
20th March, 2004NBASigned a second 10 day contract with Orlando.
30th March, 2004NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Orlando.
29th September, 2004NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with New Orleans.
31st October, 2004NBAWaived by New Orleans.
10th November, 2004CBACBA draft rights traded by Gary Steelheads to Idaho Stampede in exchange for a 2005 fourth round pick.
10th November, 2004CBASigned for the remainder of the season with Idaho Stampede.
25th November, 2004NBASigned an unguaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Indiana.
7th December, 2004NBAWaived by Indiana.
8th December, 2004CBADesignated as a returning player by Idaho Stampede.
13th August, 2005SpainSigned a one year contract with Etosa Alicante.
8th March, 2006SpainLeft Alicante.
11th March, 2006GreeceSigned for the remainder of the season with Panellinios.
16th August, 2006FranceSigned a one year contract with Pau Orthez.
5th January, 2008D-LeagueAcquired by Bakersfield Jam.
10th January, 2008D-LeagueTraded by Bakersfield Jam to Utah Flash in exchange for Michael Cuffee.
1st February, 2008D-LeagueLeft Utah Flash.
1st February, 2008TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Galatasaray.
26th September, 2008NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
29th September, 2008NBAWaived by Utah.
29th December, 2008GreeceSigned for the remainder of the season with PAOK Thessaloniki.
July 2009GreeceSigned a one year contract with Panellinios.
March 2010GreeceReleased by Panellinios.
27th July, 2011ArgentinaSigned a one year contract with Quilmes.
16th November, 2011ArgentinaReleased by Quilmes.
Career Moves
1997 - 2003Utah (NCAA)
July 2003Washington Wizards (Summer League)
September 2003 - November 2003Orlando Magic (NBA)
November 2003 - March 2004Fayetteville Patriots (NBDL)
March 2004 - June 2004Orlando Magic (NBA)
July 2004Orlando Magic (Summer League)
September 2004 - October 2004New Orleans Hornets (NBA)
November 2004Idaho Stampede (CBA)
November 2004 - December 2004Indiana Pacers (NBA)
December 2004 - June 2005Idaho Stampede (CBA)
July 2005San Antonio Spurs (Summer League)
August 2005 - March 2006Alicante (Spain)
March 2006 - June 2006Panellinios (Greece)
July 2006Phoenix Suns (Summer League)
August 2006 - June 2007Pau Orthez (France)
January 2008Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
January 2008 - February 2008Utah Flash (D-League)
February 2008 - June 2008Galatasaray (Turkey)
September 2008Utah Jazz (NBA)
December 2008 - June 2009PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece)
July 2009 - March 2010Panellinios (Greece)
July 2011 - November 2011Quilmes (Argentina)
Articles about Britton Johnsen

March 19, 2013

Britton Johnsen - After retiring for the second and final time this summer, Johnsen returned to Utah to complete his degree, and is now developing a basketball academy. He has also done occasional commentary work for the Jazz.

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April 19, 2011

Britton Johnsen - Johnsen retired from the game this summer, and now works (or will work) as a trainer at this camp.

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March 24, 2010

- Britton Weaver Johnsen

Johnsen has spent the year with Panellinios in Greece. He averaged 6.2 points and 3.2 rebounds per game in the Greek league, alongside 7.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game in the Eurocup. However, he has not played for last six weeks due to a knee injury.

One thing I didn't know until about Britton Johnsen until just now; a decade ago, he got into a fight with Amadou Makhtar N'Diaye (not Mamadou), who accused him of using the N word. I'm guessing Johnsen used the word "bigger" at some point, which N'Diaye misinterpreted. Either way, strange times.

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