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Ken Johnson
PF/C - 6'11, 240lbs - 46 years old - 2 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2010 season
  • Birthdate: 02/01/1978
  • Drafted (NBA): 49th pick, 2001
  • Pre-draft team: Ohio State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2001 NBA DraftNBADrafted 49th overall by Miami.
August 2001ItalySigned a one year contract with Avellino.
November 2001ItalyReleased by Avellino.
28th November, 2001CBASigned for the remainder of the season with Dakota Wizards.
25th September, 2002NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Miami. Included team option for 2003/04.
30th June, 2003NBAMiami declined 2003/04 team option.
5th September, 2003NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Toronto.
26th October, 2003NBAWaived by Toronto.
6th November, 2003NBDLDrafted 1st overall in the 2003 NBDL Draft by Huntsville Flight.
12th August, 2004FranceSigned a one year contract with Bourg.
28th September, 2005NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
31st October, 2005NBAWaived by Orlando.
3rd November, 2005D-LeagueDrafted 22nd overall in the 2005 D-League Draft by Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
29th December, 2005D-LeagueWaived by Albuquerque Thunderbirds due to injury.
18th January, 2006D-LeagueRe-acquired by Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
2nd March, 2006D-LeagueLeft Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
3rd March, 2006South KoreaSigned for the remainder of the season with KTF Magic Wings.
September 2006ChinaSigned a one year contract with Yunnan Running Bulls.
2nd March, 2007SpainSigned for the remainder of the season with Burgos.
August 2007SwitzerlandSigned a one year contract with Benetton Fribourg.
23rd December, 2007SwitzerlandLeft Benetton Fribourg.
23rd December, 2007GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Fraport Skyliners.
31st July, 2008GermanySigned a one year contract with Koeln 99ers.
27th August, 2008GermanyLeft Koeln 99ers.
11th September, 2008GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Telekom Baskets Bonn.
May 2009ChinaSigned a one season contract with Hangzhou.
3rd November, 2009EstoniaSigned for the remainder of the season with Kalev/Cramo.
Career Moves
1997 - 2001Ohio State (NCAA)
August 2001 - November 2001Avellino (Italy)
November 2001 - June 2002Dakota Wizards (CBA)
July 2002Miami Heat (Summer League)
September 2002 - June 2003Miami Heat (NBA)
July 2003Philadelphia 76ers (Summer League)
September 2003 - October 2003Toronto Raptors (NBA)
November 2003 - June 2004Huntsville Flight (NBDL)
July 2004Denver Nuggets (Summer League)
July 2004Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
August 2004 - June 2005Bourg (France)
July 2005New Jersey Nets (Summer League)
September 2005 - October 2005Orlando Magic (NBA)
November 2005 - March 2006Albuquerque Thunderbirds (D-League)
March 2006 - June 2006KTF Magic Wings (South Korea)
September 2006 - March 2007Yunnan (China)
March 2007 - June 2007Burgos (Spain, LEB)
August 2007 - December 2007Fribourg (Switzerland)
December 2007 - June 2008Fraport Skyliners (Germany)
July 2008 - August 2008Koeln 99ers (Germany)
September 2008 - May 2009Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany)
May 2009 - July 2009Hangzhou (China, NBL)
November 2009 - June 2010Kalev/Cramo (Estonia)
Articles about Ken Johnson

March 19, 2013

Ken Johnson - The last update on Johnson is from two years ago - he had returned to Ohio State to complete his art degree, and expressed a desire to become an art teacher. It is unclear if he's done this.

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March 24, 2010

- Kenyatta Allen Johnson

Former Miami Heat big man Ken Johnson has spent most of the previous two seasons in Germany, where he was an All-Star last year. His averages were kind of strange - 7.3ppg, 3.3rpg and 2.1bpg in 47 games - but the blocks per game led the country. This year, he packed up his toys and moved to Estonia to play for a team called BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn. Johnson averaged 6.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in the Estonian league, and 7.4/5.0/3.1 in the Baltic league, before he was replaced last month by former D-Leaguer Kevin Owens.

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