Ollie Johnson (basketball, born 1949)

Ollie Johnson (born May 11, 1949) is an American former professional basketball player.

Ollie Johnson
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Personal information
Born (1949-05-11) May 11, 1949 (age 70)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolSouth Philadelphia
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeTemple (1969–1972)
NBA draft1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career1972–1987
PositionSmall forward
Number44, 35, 33, 27, 18
Career history
19721974Portland Trail Blazers
1974–1975New Orleans Jazz
19751977Kansas City–Omaha / Kansas City Kings
1977–1978Atlanta Hawks
19781980Chicago Bulls
19801982Philadelphia 76ers
1984–1985Hobart Devils
1985–1986Basket Groot Willebroek
1986–1987West Sydney Westars
Career NBA statistics
Points5,341 (7.7 ppg)
Rebounds2,280 (3.3 rpg)
Assists1,212 (1.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

A 6'6" forward from Temple University, Johnson played ten seasons (1972–1982) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Jazz, Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, and Philadelphia 76ers. He averaged 7.7 points per game in his NBA career.[1]

He became director of athletics at the Community College of Philadelphia, retiring in 2011.[2]


  1. ^ "Ollie Johnson". basketball-reference.com.
  2. ^ CCP Athletic Department. Retrieved on July 30, 2016.