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Ken Johnson - PF/C, 6'11, 240
Retired - Retired after 2010 season
       Date of birth: 02/01/1978
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 49th pick, 2001
     Out of: Ohio State
  NBA Experience: 2 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2001 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 49th overall by Miami.
August 2001 Italy Signed a one year contract with Avellino.
November 2001 Italy Released by Avellino.
28th November, 2001 CBA Signed for the remainder of the season with Dakota Wizards.
25th September, 2002 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Miami. Included team option for 2003/04.
30th June, 2003 NBA Miami declined 2003/04 team option.
5th September, 2003 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Toronto.
26th October, 2003 NBA Waived by Toronto.
6th November, 2003 NBDL Drafted 1st overall in the 2003 D-League Draft by Huntsville Flight.
12th August, 2004 France Signed a one year contract with Bourg.
28th September, 2005 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
31st October, 2005 NBA Waived by Orlando.
3rd November, 2005 D-League Drafted 22nd overall in the 2005 D-League Draft by Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
29th December, 2005 D-League Waived by Albuquerque Thunderbirds due to injury.
18th January, 2006 D-League Re-acquired by Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
2nd March, 2006 D-League Left Albuquerque Thunderbirds.
3rd March, 2006 South Korea Signed for the remainder of the season with KTF Magic Wings.
September 2006 China Signed a one year contract with Yunnan Running Bulls.
2nd March, 2007 Spain Signed for the remainder of the season with Burgos.
August 2007 Switzerland Signed a one year contract with Benetton Fribourg.
23rd December, 2007 Switzerland Left Benetton Fribourg.
23rd December, 2007 Germany Signed for the remainder of the season with Fraport Skyliners.
31st July, 2008 Germany Signed a one year contract with Koeln 99ers.
27th August, 2008 Germany Left Koeln 99ers.
11th September, 2008 Germany Signed for the remainder of the season with Telekom Baskets Bonn.
May 2009 China Signed a one season contract with Hangzhou.
3rd November, 2009 Estonia Signed for the remainder of the season with Kalev/Cramo.
When: Where:
1997 - 2001 Ohio State (NCAA)
August 2001 - November 2001 Avellino (Italy)
November 2001 - June 2002 Dakota Wizards (CBA)
July 2002 Miami Heat (Summer League)
September 2002 - June 2003 Miami Heat (NBA)
July 2003 Philadelphia 76ers (Summer League)
September 2003 - October 2003 Toronto Raptors (NBA)
November 2003 - June 2004 Huntsville Flight (NBDL)
July 2004 Denver Nuggets (Summer League)
July 2004 Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
August 2004 - June 2005 Bourg (France)
July 2005 New Jersey Nets (Summer League)
September 2005 - October 2005 Orlando Magic (NBA)
November 2005 - March 2006 Albuquerque Thunderbirds (D-League)
March 2006 - June 2006 KTF Magic Wings (South Korea)
September 2006 - March 2007 Yunnan (China)
March 2007 - June 2007 Burgos (Spain, LEB)
August 2007 - December 2007 Fribourg (Switzerland)
December 2007 - June 2008 Fraport Skyliners (Germany)
July 2008 - August 2008 Koeln 99ers (Germany)
September 2008 - May 2009 Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany)
May 2009 - July 2009 Hangzhou (China, NBL)
November 2009 - June 2010 Kalev/Cramo (Estonia)
From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 34
2010-03-24

- Kenyatta Allen Johnson

Former Miami Heat big man Ken Johnson has spent most of the previous two seasons in Germany, where he was an All-Star last year. His averages were kind of strange - 7.3ppg, 3.3rpg and 2.1bpg in 47 games - but the blocks per game led the country. This year, he packed up his toys and moved to Estonia to play for a team called BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn. Johnson averaged 6.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in the Estonian league, and 7.4/5.0/3.1 in the Baltic league, before he was replaced last month by former D-Leaguer Kevin Owens.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Ken Johnson - The last update on Johnson is from two years ago - he had returned to Ohio State to complete his art degree, and expressed a desire to become an art teacher. It is unclear if he's done this.

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