Britton Johnsen

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Britton Johnsen
Personal information
Born (1979-07-08) July 8, 1979 (age 38)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Murray (Murray, Utah)
College Utah (1997–1998, 2000–2003)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–2011
Position Small forward / Power forward
Career history
2003 Orlando Magic
2003–2004 Fayetteville Patriots
2004 Orlando Magic
2004 Indiana Pacers
2004–2005 Idaho Stampede
2005–2006 Lucentum Alicante
2006 Panellinios
2006–2007 Pau-Orthez
2008 Bakersfield Jam
2008 Utah Flash
2008 Galatasaray Café Crown
2008–2009 PAOK Thessaloniki
2009–2010 Panellinios
2011 Quilmes de Mar del Plata
Career highlights and awards

Britton Weaver Johnsen (born July 8, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player. He graduated from Murray High School and the University of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, his hometown is Murray, Utah. Johnsen is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1]

College career

Johnsen played college basketball with the University of Utah's Utah Utes.

Pro career

Johnsen was selected with the #19 pick of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) draft by the Gary Steelheads in 2003. He then played briefly for the Orlando Magic in the NBA in the 2003–04 NBA season averaging 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game. He then played with the New Orleans Hornets during the 2004 NBA preseason and with the Indiana Pacers in the 2004–05 NBA season averaging 2.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.

He also played with the summer league squad of the Utah Jazz at the Rocky Mountain Revue and with the Jazz during their preseason training camp in the year 2008.[2]

He also played in the NBA D-League with the Fayetteville Patriots, the Bakersfield Jam, and the Utah Flash[3] and in the CBA with the Idaho Stampede.

Overseas

Johnsen also played overseas for several professional clubs. He moved to the Spanish ACB League club Etosa Alicante in 2005. He then moved to the Greek A1 League club Panellinios Athens in 2006.

In 2007, he joined the French Pro A League club Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. In 2008, he moved to the Turkish League club Galatasaray Café Crown. In 2009, he joined the Greek team PAOK Thessaloniki.[4] A year later, he signed with Panellinios B.C. In 2011, he joined the Argentine team Quilmes de Mar del Plata.[5]

Notes

  1. ^ Johnsen has faith to keep knocking.
  2. ^ Ex-Ute Britton Johnsen at Jazz camp.
  3. ^ Flash acquire Johnsen from Bakersfield Jam.
  4. ^ PAOK signs Johnsen. (in Greek) Archived January 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Britton Johnson. latinbasket.

References

  • NBA Profile @ NBA.com
  • Euroleague.net Profile
  • Basketpedya.com Profile
  • TSN.ca Career Transactions
  • NBA D-League Profile

External links

  • FIBA Profile
  • TBLStat.net Profile
  • Doudiz Player Profile
  • Britton Johnsen NBA Statistics @ Basketballreference.com
  • University Of Utah Player Bio
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