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Chris Johnson

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Biography

Background

2012-13: Finished his third NBA season (first in Minnesota) by appearing in 30 contests… Signed for the rest of the season on Feb. 8, upon the expiration of his second 10-day contract; he was initially signed to a 10-day contract on Jan. 19… Averaged 3.9 ppg and 2.0 rpg while playing 9.5 mpg; he drew 16 DNP-CDs… Shot 64.0% (48-for-75) from the floor, the highest single-season percentage in franchise history for any player with more than 10 attempts… Blocked a career-high six shots in the Mar. 12 win vs. San Antonio (including five in the 2nd quarter), the single-game high for any Wolves player this season… Hauled in a season-high eight rebounds Mar. 9 at Denver, the second time he led… Tallied 13 of his career-high 15 points in the 4th quarter Jan. 19 vs. Houston, his Wolves regular-season debut… Began the season with the D-League's Santa Cruz Warriors; he was the 16th GATORADE Call-Up of 2012-13… Averaged 10.9 ppg (53.1%), 6.1 rpg and 2.07 bpg in 14 contests (25.6 mpg) with Santa Cruz… Tallied a season-high 24 points (on 10-for-12 shooting) vs. Springfield on Dec. 27, and hauled in 11 rebounds Jan. 8 vs. Austin… Saw action in three preseason contests with the Timberwolves, totaling six points and three rebounds in 15 minutes, before being waived on Oct. 27.

CAREER NOTES:

He went undrafted in the 2009 NBA Draft... 2011-12: Completed his second NBA season with a seven-game stinit in New Orleans, having played 20 contests for Portland before beining vavied on Mar. 15... Claimed by the Hornets on Mar. 19 and later wavied on Apr. 18... Over the 27 combined games, he averaged 2.0 ppg and 1.5 rpg in 6.5 mpg, hitting 48.8% from the floor and 78.9% from the FT line... Registered 11 points and six rebounds Mar. 26 at the Clippers, and swiped a career-high four steals Mar. 31 at the Lakers... Also saw action in nine playof games in the Dominican League, helping Santo Domingo win the championship by averaging 10.1 ppg (48.8%) , 9.0 rpg and 2.2. bpg.

COLLEGE NOTES:

Named 2009 SEC All-Defensive Team... named 2009 All-Lousiana Third Team... Started all 35 games his senior year... Averaged 7.7 points, 7.2 points, 2.7 blocks and 25.2 minutes per game ... Had 12 games in double figures (29 for his career) ... Had eight games in double figure rebounds, six games against SEC opponents ... Blocked 95 shots his senior year, tied for fifth best for a single season ... Block average was second best in the SEC and sixth best single season average at the school ... Averaged 3.4 blocks in conference games (second best) ... Had a team best 38 dunks ... Was the team leading rebounder 15 times ... In the NCAA Tournament had 12 points and six rebounds against Butler (3/19) in the first round and had eight points and a career high five assists in the NCAA second round against North Carolina (3/21)... Started 22 of 25 games for the season his junior year, averaging just under 30 minutes a game... Averaged 11.6 points per game (third on the team), 6.6 rebounds a game and 2.6 blocks per game.

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