NETS Sign Armon Johnson to 10-Day Contract
April 9, 2012
East Rutherford, NJ—The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent guard
Johnson (6-3, 195), started the 2011-12 season with Portland appearing in one contest before being assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League. In six games with the Stampede, he averaged 11.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 6.8 assists in 27 minutes. He was recalled on January 15 before being waived by Portland on February 27.
The University of Nevada product was selected in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft (34th overall) by Portland. Johnson appeared in 38 games as a rookie in 2010-11, averaging 2.9 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.2 assists in seven minutes per game. In 39 career games, he holds averages of 2.9 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.2 assists in seven minutes.