SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 26, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Alize Johnson (AL-iz-zay). Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Johnson, 6-7/210, appeared in 23 games with Chicago, Washington and New Orleans last year, averaging 1.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 7.3 minutes. The 26-year-old also played two seasons with the Indiana Pacers before stints with the Nets, Bulls, Wizards, and Pelicans. He holds career averages 2.5 points, 3.0 rebounds in 7.5 minutes across 72 games.
Originally drafted by Indiana with the 50th overall selection in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft, Johnson has spent time in the G League with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Raptors 905, averaging 18.8 points, 13.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.14 steals in 35.6 minutes in 65 games. Prior to the NBA, the forward played two seasons at Missouri State University, where he averaged 14.9 points and 11.1 rebounds and was named to the All-MVC First Team, after beginning his college career at NJCAA institution Frank Phillips College.