Cavaliers Sign Johnson to 10-Day Contract
CLEVELAND, OH - February 3rd, 2009 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Trey Johnson from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League, Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry announced today. The signing of Johnson marks the seventh GATORADE Call-Up of the 2008-09 D-League season. Johnson will wear No. 24 for the Cavaliers.
In 25 games (all starts), Johnson has averaged 20.1 points on .457 shooting, 3.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 39.2 minutes per game. He is also shooting .462 (36-78) from three-point range, the third-highest percentage in the D-League. Earlier today, he was selected as a 2009 NBA D-League All-Star.
As a senior at Jackson State in 2007, the 6-foot-6, 216-pound guard ranked second in the nation in scoring with a 27.1 point per game average and was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year.