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Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson
DOB31st Dec 1988
BirthplaceScarborough, Canada
Height1.93 m (6' 4")
PositionGuard - Forward
ClubVanoli CR, Italy
Caps32
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International Career:

Johnson came through the Great Britain Futures squad in 2011, earning himself a promotion into the senior roster for the EuroBasket finals in Lithuania. He featured at the 2012 Olympic Games, contributing nine points in GB’s victory over China.

Year by Year Stats:

 

PPG

RPG

APG

 

2011 EuroBasket Finals (Great Britain)

6.8

2.5

0.3

 

2012 Olympic Games (Great Britain)

2.4

0.6

0.4

Club Career:

Montengranaro (2012- ), Apoel Nicosia, Cyprus (2011-12), Ilissiakos, Greece (2011), Long Island University, USA (2007-11), West Hill Collegiate Institute, Canada (2004-7)

Johnson capped his college career by helping Brooklyn-based Long Island University capture the 2011 Northeast Conference championship and post a 27-6 record en route to an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The 6-foot-5 guard made an LIU-record 124 appearances and averaged 11.6 points per game. He ranks 11th all-time at the school in scoring (1,433) and is second in both three-pointers made (240) and attempted (666). He made his professional debut with Ilissiakos in Greece in 2011 before transferring to Apoel Nicosia. He spent the 2012-13 campaign in Italian Lega A with Sutor Montengranaro, as the club finished in 13th place.
 

Year

Team

PPG

RPG

APG

2007-08

Long Island

10.3

3.9

0.7

2008-09

Long Island

13.8

5.2

0.6

2009-10

Long Island

11.5

6.6

1.1

2010-11

Long Island

10.8

5.5

0.9

2012-13

Montengranaro

8.1

3.5

0.8

2013-14 Italy 3.1 3.2  
2014-15 Canada 13.7 4.8 1.7
2014-15 Italy 10.8 5.1 1.6
2015-16 Italy 11.3 3.3  

Personal:

His first sporting love was football before moving onto basketball. Favourite Olympic memory was when Donavon Bailey broke the 100 metres world record at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta to win gold. He cites his greatest moment in basketball as playing in the London 2012 Olympic Games. Majored in business management and marketing.

Trivia:

His favourite athletes are Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. – he supports the Los Angeles Lakers.

 
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