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Prospect Profile

Armon Johnson

  • Full Name: Armon Deshawn Johnson
  • Position: Point Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-3 / 195
  • Birthdate: February 23, 1989
  • College: Nevada
Portland Trail Blazers Round 2: Pick 34
Nevada
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2007-08 33 32 134 278 0.482 83 107 0.776 28 81 0.346 133 111 25 7 379 11.5
2008-09 34 33 193 448 0.431 116 147 0.789 25 90 0.278 122 145 30 6 527 15.5
2009-10 34 34 219 442 0.495 80 118 0.678 17 71 0.239 115 189 28 12 535 15.7

An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.

 

Career Highlights: Earned First Team All-WAC honors as a sophomore and Second Team All-WAC honors as a junior. Named to the WAC All-Tournament team as a sophomore. Named 2008 WAC Freshman of the Year as a freshman.

  

Junior (2009-10): Led team in assists (5.6 apg) while ranking second in scoring (15.7 ppg) and third in field-goal percentage (.495). Started all 34 of the team’s games, scoring in double figures 31 times, including six games with 20 or more points. Scored a season-high 30 points on 13-for-21 shooting against BYU, to go along with five assists. Dished a career-high 12 assists twice, against Houston and Hawaii. Also broke double digit assists in two games against New Mexico State, once with 11 and once with 10.

  

Sophomore (2008-09): Led team in assists (4.3 apg) while ranking second in scoring (15.5 apg). Started 33 of the team’s 34 games, scoring in double figures 25 times, including 10 games with 20 or more points. Scored a career-high 33 points on 11-for-21 shooting against California. Scored 27 points on 9-for-16 shooting against Louisiana Tech. Dished out a season-high 11 assists to go along with 11 points against Oregon State.

  

Freshman (2007-08): Led team in assists (3.4 apg) while ranking fourth in points (11.5 ppg) and rebounds (4.0 rpg). Started in 32 of the team’s 33 games, scoring in double figures 21 times, including four games with 20 or more points. Scored a season-high 23 points twice, against North Carolina and Idaho. Dished out a season-high seven assists against Hawaii. Scored 20 points to go along with six assists against Boise State.

  

Strengths: Extremely strong and athletic point guard with explosive scoring ability. A very good finisher at the rim with a respectable jump shot. Has excellent defensive tools.

 

Personal: Son of Camella Riley. Majoring in human development and family studies.

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