This American professional basketball player goes by the full name Alize DeShawn Johnson. The basketball player was born on April 22, 1996 and plays for the Austin Spurs of the NBA G League. Also, he played college basketball for the Missouri State Bears of the Missouri Valley Conference. In the second round of the 2018 NBA draft, Johnson was selected with the 50th pick by the Pacers.
Biography of Alize Johnson
The American professional basketball player was born on April 22, 1996 which makes him 26 years old. He was born and raised in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. According to research, he has a height of 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) and a weight of 212 lb (96 kg). The basketball player attended St. John Neumann high school in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was just a 5 ft. 9 in. and played as a point guard, during the freshman year. In 2018, the talented basketball player graduated with a communications degree from Missouri State University.
Alize Johnson Family
Alize Johnson is the son of his separated parents David Hill and Chanelle Johnson. According to some research, he also has a stepfather named Adam Edwards. Not much is known about his biological father but the player shares a deep bond with his mother. The extremely talented basketball player is blessed with three younger brothers, David, Davion, and Nasza. Johnson is equally blessed with four junior sisters, Davesha, Destiny, Davida, and Alana. Furthermore, he is the cousin of fellow professional basketball player Chevon Troutman.
Alize Johnson Career
Johnson attended Frank Philips College for his freshman and sophomore years due to lack of Division 1 offers. To finish his athletic and academic career, he transferred to Missouri State University. After several games, he was named to the MVC All-Tournament team. The basketball player declared for the 2017 NBA draft on April 21, 2017. However, he did not hire an agent allowing him to return for his senior season. In order to see the interest, this move was likely to receive feedback from NBA teams.
The Boston Celtics invited Johnson for a private workout on May 15, 2017. He withdrew his name from the draft, prior to the draft and returned to MSU for his senior year. Johnson and other top level NBA talent were invited to the Adidas Nations basketball camp, prior to the 2017-18 season. During this period, Johnson was named Most Valuable Player in the camp over the others. As a result, his draft stock was improved and multiple NBA teams took notice. Prior to the season, mock drafts had Johnson in the middle to the late first round and beginning of the second round.
Indiana Pacers (2018-2020)
With the 50th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, Johnson was selected by the Indiana Pacers on June 21, 2018. At the 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, he made his debut for the Pacers on July 6, 2018. The talented player remained with the team, playing in two more games before being moved down to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on October 27. Throughout all of January, he remained with the Pacers playing in seven games with limited minutes playing. In fact, he remained in the G League until its season ended.
Raptors 905 (2021)
The extremely talented basketball player signed an Exhibit 10 deal with the Toronto Raptors on November 27, 2020. On December 1, 2020, the signing was confirmed by the Raptors and was waived on December 19. Johnson signed with Raptors 905 of the NBA G League on January 27, 2021. During the period he played with the Raptors, he helped them have the seasons best record.
Brooklyn Nets (2021)
Johnson signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on March 22, 2021. In his debut with the Nets on March 24, he recorded a career-high 23 points along with 15 rebounds. The American professional basketball player was signed to a second 10-day contract on April 1. Furthermore, he agreed to a multi-year contract on April 11. He was waived by the Nets on September 3.
Chicago Bulls (2021)
Johnson signed with the Chicago Bulls on September 8, 2021. However, he was waived on December 26.
Washington Wizards (2021-2022)
The professional basketball player signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards on December 28, 2021.
New Orleans Pelicans (2022)
On March 2, 2022, Johnson signed another 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. On that same day in the evening, he made his debut for the team. However, he was waived on March 11. Though he signed a 10-day contract with the Pelicans via the hardship exception, a day later.
Austin Spurs (2022-present)
Johnson joined the Austin Spurs training camp roster on October 24, 2022.
Career Highlights and Awards
All-NBA G League Second Team (2021)
2x First-team All-MVC (2017, 2018)
MVC Newcomer of the Year (2017)
Alize Johnson Net Worth
According to research, his salary yearly on an average is $1, 127, 658 and his Est. earnings is $4, 551, 16. Therefore, his net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.
Alize Johnson Social Handle
According to research, Johnson is active online with lots of followers. The extremely talented basketball player has 2201 Facebook followers, 8196 Twitter followers, and 102k Instagram followers. His Twitter account is @AlizeJohnson. Meanwhile, his Facebook is alize-johnson. Lastly, his Instagram handle is @alizejohnson24.
There is a quote that really applies in the life of this 26-year-old basketball player. The quote is that “No dreamer is ever too small: no dream is ever too big.” This is because the basketball giant has aced it all withstanding his young age.