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Encyclopedia > Anthony Johnson (basketball)
Anthony Johnson
Position Point guard/Shooting guard
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Team Atlanta Hawks
Nationality USA
Born October 2, 1974 (1974-10-02) (age 32)
Charleston, South Carolina
College Charleston
Draft 2nd round, 40th overall
Pro career 1998–present
Former teams Sacramento Kings (1997-1998)
Atlanta Hawks (1998-2000) (2000-2001)
Orlando Magic (2000)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2001)
New Jersey Nets (2001-2003)
Indiana Pacers (2003-2006)
Dallas Mavericks (2006-2007)
Awards 1997 Trans American Athletic Conference Player of the Year

Anthony Mark Johnson (born October 2, 1974 in Charleston, South Carolina) is an American professional basketball player, currently with the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. Johnson is a 6'3" (1.91 m) point guard. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Shooting guard (SG), also known as the two or off guard,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude... The College of Charleston (C of C) is a public university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. ... The 1998-99 NBA season was the 53rd season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


After leading Stall High School to the South Carolina AA football championship, he received a basketball scholarship at the College of Charleston, where his older brother Stephen was a standout years earlier. By his senior year, he developed into one of the top players in the now defunct Trans American Athletic Conference, named conference player of the year in 1997, while leading the College of Charleston to an NCAA basketball tournament first round victory over the University of Maryland at the Memphis regional. Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude... The College of Charleston (C of C) is a public university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ...


He was the first player in College of Charleston history selected in the NBA draft, picked by the Sacramento Kings in the late second round. In the 1997-1998 season, he started 62 games, averaging 7.5 points per game. Over the next several seasons, he played with the Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, and New Jersey Nets. In the 2003-2004 season, he was signed by the Indiana Pacers, where he had a career resurgence, averaging nearly 22 minutes per game and scoring 6.5 points per game. Prior to the 2004-2005 season, the longtime NBA journeyman earned his first long term contract, a four-year deal with the Indiana Pacers. The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ...


Johnson drew a five-game suspension from the NBA as a result of his actions in the Pacers-Pistons brawl which broke out at the The Palace of Auburn Hills near the end of a November 19, 2004 game between the two teams. It has been suggested that John Green (fan) be merged into this article or section. ... The Palace of Auburn Hills (a. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During the 2004-2005 season, Pacers' starting point guard, Jamaal Tinsley, missed extended periods of time due to injury, which led to a starting role for Anthony Johnson during much to the latter half of that season. Jamaal Tinsley (born February 28, 1978 in Brooklyn, New York) is an NBA basketball player, currently playing point guard for the Indiana Pacers. ...


In the 2006 NBA Playoffs, Johnson scored a career-high 40 points against the New Jersey Nets in Game 6 of the series. Despite his heroics, the Pacers lost 96-90, and the series 4-2 to the Nets. The 2006 NBA Playoffs was the postseason of the National Basketball Associations 2005-06 season. ...


In the 2006 off-season, Johnson was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for guard Darrell Armstrong, and forwards Josh Powell and Rawle Marshall. The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Darrell Eugene Armstrong (born June 22, 1968 in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Indiana Pacers. ... Josh Powell (born January 25, 1983 in Charleston, South Carolina) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He currently plays for the Golden State Warriors. ... Rawle Junior Kalomo Marshall (Born February 20, 1982 in Georgetown, Guyana) is an American basketball player. ...


On February 22, 2007, Johnson was traded back to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a second round draft choice. It will be Johnson's third stint with the team.[1] is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Hawks acquire A. Johnson from Mavs. SI.com (2007-02-22). Retrieved on 2007-02-22.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Anthony Johnson Player Info at NBA.com
  • Anthony Johnson Statistics at Basketball-Reference.com

 
 

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