Birthplace: Little Rock, AR
NBA Seasons: 17
All-Star Appearances: 7
Johnson took the BIG3 by storm as a rookie in 2019, shattering the league’s scoring record with 175 points and earning MVP honors. After averaging 21.9 points per game during the regular season, he cranked up his game when it mattered most, scoring 28 in the Triplets’ 50-39 victory over Killer 3s in the BIG3 championship game.
In addition to leading the league in scoring, Johnson topped all Big3 players in assists (3.9 per game) and steals (1.1 per game) and tied for third in rebounds (7.5 per game). He was ninth in three-point percentage (.390) and tied for second in four-point percentage (.500) while making four shots from the longer distance, doubling the total of the next-highest players.
Johnson was named the captain of the expansion Triplets in 2019 after a stellar NBA career that included seven trips to the All-Star Game in 17 seasons and an All-NBA 3rd team selection. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Johnson was known as one of the NBA’s most lethal scorers, tallying 20,405 points and more than 40,000 career minutes. Johnson’s longest stretch with a team was with Atlanta from 2005 to 2012, where he became Eastern Conference Player of the Month on multiple occasions and led the Hawks to the postseason five times.
Known for his iso-scoring ability and versatility given his size and skill set, Johnson had career averages of 16 points, four rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.