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Orlando Johnson
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Johnson playing for UCSB
No. 0 -- Sacramento Kings
Position Shooting Guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born March 11, 1989 (1989-03-11) (age 32)
Monterey, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 (1.96 m)
Listed weight 220 lbs (100 kg)
Career information
High school Palma
(Salinas, California) and Northern Salinas
Colleges Loyola Marymount and UC Santa Barbara
NBA Draft 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Pro career 2000-present (21 years)
Career history
Years Team
2012-2014 Indiana Pacers
2012-2013 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2014-present Sacramento Kings
Career highlights and awards
  • Big West Player of the Year (2010)
  • Big West Tournament MVP (2010)
NBA.com profile Orlando Johnson
ESPN.com profile Orlando Johnson

Orlando Johnson is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. Johnson played college basketball for Loyola Marymount before transferring to UC Santa Barbara because of a coaching change. His brother, Jamell Johnson, played football at St. Mary's while Orlando's other brother, Robert, played basketball at Weber State .

High School career

Orlando Johnson played basketball and football in high school and was a member of the Principal's Honor Roll in his sophomore and senior years in high school. He earned all-league and underclassman MVP honors as a junior in Palma High School. 

Northern Salinas Vikings (2003-2005)

Johnson attended Northern Salinas High School for his freshman and sophomore years. He helped their basketball team win the league title.

Palma Chieftains (2005-2007)

Orlando Johnson played high school basketball at Palma High School in Salinas, California. He led the Palma High School Chieftains to the CIF Central Coast Section title and the Northern California regional championship game. 

Collegiate career

Loyola Marymount Lions (2007-2008)

Orlando Johnson played for the Loyola Marymount men's basketball team from 2007 to 2008. He led the team in points and rebounds as a freshman yet the Lions still finished with a record of 5-26. Johnson was also named West Coast Conference Player of the Week once when he was with Loyola Marymount.

UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (2009-2011)

Johnson transferred to UC Santa Barbara but he didn't play for the entire 2008-09 season because of NCAA transfer rules. He made an instant impact when he started playing for UC Santa Barbara. Orlando Johnson was named the 2010 Big West Player of the Year and led the Gauchos to the 2010 Big West Men's Basketball Tournament title. He was the first Gaucho to score in double-figures in every game over an entire season.

International career

2011 World University Games

Johnson played for Team USA in the 2011 World University Games in ShenzhenChina. He averaged 7.3 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game. 

Professional career

Indiana Pacers (2012-2013)

As the 36th overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2012 NBA Draft, Orlando Johnson was traded to the Indiana Pacers almost immediately. Johnson also played for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League during his rookie season. He played in 51 of the Pacers' 82 regular season games and started in none of them.


Sacramento Kings (2014)

On February 26, 2014, Johnson signed a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings. On March 8, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Kings. On March 18, 2014, the Kings did not offer him a rest of season contract.

Austin Spurs (2014–2015)

On December 3, 2014, he was acquired by the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League.

Statistics Legend

 GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

College Statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 LMU 31 30 26.0 .412 .320 .642 4.9 2.1 0.6 0.4 12.4
2009–10 UCSB 30 29 31.3 .481 .397 .703 5.4 2.3 0.7 0.6 18.0
2010–11 UCSB 32 32 33.3 .475 .405 .804 6.2 2.9 1.2 0.5 21.1
2011–12 UCSB 31 31 34.4 .451 .427 .698 5.8 2.9 1.1 0.7 19.7

International Statistics

Year Team GP GS FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011  USA 8 5 .444 .364 .824 3.9 1.9 0.9 0.0 7.3

NBA D-League Statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012-13 Fort Wayne 4 4 39.1 .427 .304 .885 5.8 3.3 1.8 0.5 23.5

NBA Statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012-13 Indiana 51 0 12.1 .400 .383 .719 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.2 4.0

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