Hometown: Washington, D.C.
NBA Seasons: 3
Chris Johnson was picked with the 2nd overall selection in the 2019 BIG3 draft. Johnson was a standout at the combine and has a great combination of size and skills.
Born in Washington D.C., Johnson was a standout at Louisiana State University for his four years there between 2005 and 2009. He stands behind only Shaquille O’Neal on the Tigers all-time blocks list.
Johnson would go undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, but signed with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2011 after a season he would spend overseas. From there, Johnson would then play for the New Orleans Hornets, Santa Cruz Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves before going back overseas. Over the past few seasons, Johnson was a Croatian Cup champion in 2018 and CBA Slam-Dunk Contest winner in 2014.