Stanley Johnson (basketball), Bio, Age, Trade, NBA, Draft, Stats and Highlights

Stanley Johnson born Stanley Herbert Johnson Jr. on May 29, 1996 is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Stanley Johnson Bio

Stanley Johnson born Stanley Herbert Johnson Jr. on May 29, 1996 is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Johnson played one season of college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats before being selected eighth overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 2015 NBA draft.

Stanley Johnson  Age | How Old Is Stanley Johnson

Born on May 29th 1996, Stanley is 22 years old as of 2018.

High School

Johnson who is a native of Fullerton, California, was one of the top high school recruits of 2014 by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN. At Mater Dei High School, he was a four-time CIF State champion. He took part in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game, 2014 Jordan Brand Classic and the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit. Stanley was also a 2014 USA Today first team All-USA Boys Basketball Team selection.

Stanley Johnson College

In his freshman year in 2014–15, at Arizona, Johnson was voted first-team All-Pac-12, and was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. In all 38 games he played for the Wildcats, he started, averaging 13.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 28.4 minutes per game. He declared for the NBA draft, on April 23, 2015, forgoing his remaining three years of college eligibility.

Stanley Johnson NBA | Stanley Johnson Draft

Stanley Johnson Pistons

He joined the 2015 NBA draft as the 11th ranked prospect on ESPN’s Top 100 draft board. In hope of being drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the eight overall pick, or the Miami Heat with the 10th selection, he reportedly refused to attend a pre-draft workout hosted by the Charlotte Hornets. He was selected on June 25, 2015, with the eighth overall pick by the Pistons. On October 27, he recorded seven points, four rebounds and three assists off the bench in his debut for the Pistons in a 106–94 win over the Atlanta Hawks. He recorded 20 points and seven rebounds in a 109–95 loss to the Golden State Warriors, on November 9. On February 4, Johnson scored a season-high 22 points in a 111–105 win over the New York Knicks, while starting at shooting guard in place of the injured Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

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Johnson spent a day in December 2016, with the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League. He scored a season-high of 17 points in a 115–98 loss to the Indiana Pacers, on March 8, 2017 . On January 30, 2018, in a 125–114 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, he scored a career-high 26 points. On November 9, 2018, in a 124–109 win over the Atlanta Hawks, he scored a season-high 22 points .

New Orleans Pelicans (2019–present)

Johnson was acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans on February 7, 2019, in a three-team trade involving the Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks.

Stanley Johnson Stats

Year

Team

GP

GS

MPG

FG%

3P%

FT%

RPG

APG

SPG

BPG

PPG

2015–16

Detroit

73

6

23.1

.375

.307

.784

4.2

1.6

.8

.2

8.1

2016–17

Detroit

77

1

17.8

.353

.292

.679

2.5

1.4

.7

.3

4.4

2017–18

Detroit

69

50

27.4

.375

.286

.772

3.7

1.6

1.4

.2

8.7

2018–19

Detroit

48

7

20.0

.381

.282

.804

3.6

1.3

1.0

.3

7.5

Career

267

64

22.1

.372

.291

.766

3.4

1.5

1.0

.2

7.1

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Highlights

Stanley Johnson News

Pistons trade ex-Arizona Wildcat Stanley Johnson to Milwaukee

Source: tucson.com

As the NBA trade deadline approaches, the Pistons and Bucks have agreed to send wing Stanley Johnson to Milwaukee in exchange for center Thon Maker, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Johnson, a former Arizona Wildcat and first-round lottery pick from 2015, is in his fourth season in the NBA. He’s averaging 7.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season.

Johnson will play for Mike Budenholzer, a Holbrook native and former Atlanta Hawks head coach. Johnson will be teammates with All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. Other shooting guards and small forwards in Milwaukee include Malcolm Brogdon, Khris Middleton, Tony Snell and Sterling Brown.

Johnson, 22, is set to earn $3.9 million this season in his final year of the rookie contract. He’ll become a restricted free agent if the Bucks don’t issue a qualifying offer, which is worth $5.3 million, following this season.

Milwaukee has a 1.5-game lead over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference. Here are the upcoming games for the Bucks:

Friday: at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. MT

Saturday: vs. Orlando, 7 p.m. MT

Monday: at Chicago, 6 p.m. MT

Feb. 13: at Indiana, 5 p.m. MT