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James Johnson

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Biography

Background

NBA TRANSACTIONS:

Selected after sophomore season by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (16th overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft ... Traded by the Bulls to the Toronto Raptors for a first-round pick (2/22/11) ... Traded by Toronto to Sacramento for a 2014 second-round pick (7/16/10).


NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Averaging 6.6 ppg (.452 FG%, .300 3pt%, .699 FT%), 3.4 rpg, 1.6 apg, and 19.0 mpg in 165 career games with Chicago (2009-10 - 2010-11) and Toronto (2010-11 - 2011-12) ... Recorded a career-high 23 points (10-17 FG, 1-2 3pt, 2-3 FT), six rebounds, two assists, two steals, four blocks in 31 minutes vs. Portland (1/20/12) ... Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to accompany 22 points (10-21 FG, 0-2 3pt, 2-2 FT), four assists, one steal, and two blocks in 41 minutes at Milwaukee (4/23/12).


NBA PLAYOFFS HIGHLIGHTS:

Appeared in four games, posting one rebound and one assist in 20 minutes of action with Chicago vs. Cleveland in the 2010 NBA Playoffs.


2011-12 REGULAR SEASON:

Averaged 7.1 ppg (.456 FG%, .235 3pt%, .662 FT%), 3.7 rpg, 2.3 apg, and 21.6 mpg in 38 games (started 25) with Chicago and Toronto ... Averaged 3.2 ppg (.415 FG%, .222 3pt%, .462 FT%), 1.8 rpg, 1.1 apg, and 9.5 mpg in 13 games with Chicago ... Averaged 9.2 ppg (.464 FG%, .240 3pt%, .707 FT%), 4.7 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.0 spg, 1.1 bpg, and 28.0 mpg in 25 games (started 11) with Toronto ... Averaged 19.3 ppg (.535 FG%, .176 3pt%, .918 FT%), 8.9 rpg, 4.3 apg, 1.0 spg, 2.5 bpg, and 32.1 mpg in starting all eight games with NBA D-League's Iowa Energy ... Tallied 31 points (12-16 FG, 3-4 3pt, 4-5 FT), 14 rebounds, seven assists, and six blocks in 40 minutes at Rio Grande Valley (2/2/11).


2010-11 REGULAR SEASON:

In rookie season, averaged 3.9 ppg (.452 FG%, .326 3pt%, .729 FT%), 2.0 rpg, 0.7 apg, and 11.6 mpg in 65 games (started 11) with Chicago ... Scored in double-figures in six games ... Led team in scoring twice ... In first career start, finished with nine points, two rebounds, and two blocks in 24 minutes vs. Atlanta (3/1/10).


COLLEGE:

Averaged 14.8 ppg (.515 FG%, .295 3pt%, .693 FT%), 8.3 rpg, 1.6 apg, and 29.9 mpg in 61 career games in two seasons with Wake Forest ... Was a two-time Third Team All-ACC honoree ... As a sophomore, averaged 15.0 ppg (.542 FG%, .319 3pt%, .697 FT%), 8.5 rpg, 2.0 apg, and 30.5 mpg in starting all 31 games in 2008-09 ... Led the Demon Deacons in field-goal shooting and blocks (48) and was second in steals (44), and third in assists (62) ... Recorded 10 double-doubles ... Posted career-highs with 28 points and 18 rebounds versus North Carolina ... Earned Freshman All-American honors and was runner-up for ACC Rookie of the Year in 2008 after averaging 14.6 ppg (.487 FG%, .280 3pt%, .689 FT%), 8.1 rpg, 1.2 apg, and 29.2 mpg in 30 games (started 28) ... Became the first Wake Forest freshman in the ACC era to average at least 14.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg in a season ... Was second on team in blocks (40) and steals (41) and third in assists (37) ... Scored 20 or more points seven times.


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