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Orlando Johnson

N/A | Guard





After being acquired on Draft night from the Saramento Kings, he assumed a role off of the Pacers bench...In the first 32 games of the season, he made only three scoreless appearances (0-1 FGs)...In those three appearances totaling nine minutes he had one rebound and two turnovers...However, out of the remaining 49 games he played in all of them except one, including 45 straight to finish the season...After 10 straight games on the bench, he scored the first two points of his career on a short fadeaway jumper in the fourth quarter at Boston, 1/4, and totaled seven points on 2-3 FG, 1-1 3-pt FG and 2-2 FT... After having no more than eight points in any of his first 24 games, he helped lead the Pacers to a win over the Pistons, 2/22, with 14 points on 5-5 FG, 2-2 3-pt FG and 2-2 FT...The previous game vs. New York, he had shot 2-2 from long range and his 5-5 3-pt FG in those two outings were the most made without a miss in two consecutive games by any Indiana player this season...He started the season 2-10 from 3-pt range in 11 games, but finished the season, 34-84 (.405) and his 38.3 percent mark was the best among those Indiana players with at least 10 attempts...He played in all 14 games of March, collecting at least two rebounds in 10 and scoring four or more points nine times...In March, he averaged 6.2 points and 3.3 rpg... He scored in double figures three times in March, including a career-high 15 points on 6-12 FG, 2-6 3-pt FG and 1-1 FT...That was one of his four games in double figures this season...After scoring 12 points at Dallas, 3/28, he totaled 21 points in his last eight appearances...In those eight games, he shot 7-33 from the floor and made 5-21 from 3-pt range...He passed out 47 assists in his 51 games and dealt a season-high five vs. Orlando, 3/19...That was one of his 16 games with multiple assists...He had one blocked shot in his first 26 appearances, but rejected eight shots in the last 25 contests, including four in the last 18 games...In his last 18 games, he had 22 assists, four steals and nine turnovers while averaging 14.5 minutes per game.


2012-13: Appeared in 12 games totaling 10 points on 28 combined minutes...Scored 4 points in 6 minutes at New York on 5/7.


2011-12: The first Cal-Santa Barbara player drafted in the NBA since Brian Shaw was selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round in 1988, he is regarded as one of the best players to ever don a Gauchos uniform...he became the school’s all-time leading scorer (1,825 points) in just three seasons and is the only player in school history to have scored 500 or more points in a season three times...his 674 points as a junior and 39 points in a game vs. Cal-Davis are also school records...named to the Lou Henson Mid-Major All American team in all three of his seasons at UCSB, he is one of just two players in school history to be named All-Big West First Team in three straight seasons and to be named to the Big West All-Tournament Team three a senior, he led the team in scoring (19.7 ppg), assists (2.9 apg) and steals (34)...he also averaged 5.8 rebounds per game, which was third best on the team...he scored in double-figures in 30 of 31 games and had double-doubles against UNLV (36 points, 10 rebounds), Washington (24 points, 10 rebounds), Portland (26 points, 12 rebounds), UC Irvine (25 points, 10 rebounds) and Westmont (20 points, 10 rebounds)...his 36 points in the double overtime loss to UNLV were his season-high...he scored 25 or more points six times and 20 or more 19 times...he also led the Gauchos with 70 3-pt FG...he passed out a season-high seven assists at Cal State Fullerton and had four or more assists 12 times... 2010 -11: A member of the Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team for the second straight year, he averaged 21.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game as a junior...he was named First Team All- Big West, First Team All-District 9 and Mid-Major All-American...he was selected Big West Tournament MVP for the second straight year after leading the fifth-seeded Gauchos to wins over three higher seeded teams, including top-seeded Long Beach State in the title game...he averaged 28.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in the Big West Tournament...he made 12-18 3-pt attempts in the three games...he scored 30 or more points six imes, including twice during the Big West Tournament...he scored 20 or more 17 times, including a 21-point effort against Florida in the NCAA Tournament...he tied a school record when he went for 39 points in a home victory over UC Davis and poured in 35 points in a win over Fresno State...he had four double-doubles on the season, one each against Fresno State (35 points, 11 rebounds), UNLV (12 points, 15 rebounds), Cal State Fullerton (17 points, 12 rebounds) and Cal State Northridge (15 points, 13 rebounds)...his 15 rebounds at UNLV were his career-high...he led the team with 66 3-pt FG and made a season-high five twice...he was a perfect 5-5 from 3-pt range in a Big West Tournament semifinal win over Cal State Northridge... 2009-10: Selected Big West Player of the Year, Big West Tournament Most Valuable Player and First Team All-Big West, he averaged 18.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game...he was the first Gaucho player since 1996-97 to score in double-figures in every game over an entire season and he tallied a season-high 28 points in a win at Pacific...he also had 27 points in an overtime win at home over Cal State Fullerton...he scored 15 or more points 23 times and 20 or more 11 times...Johnson had 20 points and five rebounds in UCSB’s NCAA Tournament game against Ohio State...he scored 20 points, pulled down five rebounds and handed out four assists in the Gauchos’ Big West Tournament championship win over Long Beach State...he went for 19 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Weber State and then had 17 points and 10 assists in a loss at Cal...he shot 48.1 percent from the field overall, the second highest mark on the team, including 7-7 FG in a season-opening win over Cal State Los Angeles...he made 46-116 3-point field goal attempts (.397)...he made all four of his 3-pt attempts in a home win over Pacific...he made a 3-pt FG as the final seconds ticked off the clock to give UCSB a win at UC Riverside...he also made a 3-pt FG at the buzzer to tie a game against Cal State Fullerton and the Gauchos ultimately won the game in overtime...he had five or more rebounds 18 times and seven or more on 10 occasions...he shot 70.3 percent from the free throw line, but made 84-101 FT (.832) over the final 16 games... 2008-09: He sat out the season after transferring from Loyola Marymount... 2007-08: He set Loyola Marymount’s school records for freshman by scoring 383 points and averaging 12.4 points per game...he also tied LMU’s record for rebounds by a freshman with 152...he led the Lions in scoring and rebounding, tied for the team-lead in blocked shots with 12, and was second on the team with 40 3-pt FG...he scored in double-figures 20 times in 31 game and scored 15 or more 12 times and 20 or more four times...he scored a season-high 26 points against Wagner, 25 against UC Riverside, 23 against Presbyterian, and 21 against Mercer...he had a season-high 11 rebounds three times and recorded double-doubles against Boise State (16 points, 11 rebounds), Portland (16 points, 11 rebounds), and Pepperdine (17 points, 11 rebounds)...he made a season-high four three-point baskets against UC Riverside...he hit two or more 3-pt FG 10 times...he averaged 2.1 assists per game and had a season- high of six against Boise State.

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