Alize DeShawn Johnson was born on April 22,1996 and is an American professional basketball player for the Wisconsin Herd of the NBA G League.
31 Facts About Alize Johnson
Alize Johnson played college basketball for the Missouri State Bears of the Missouri Valley Conference.
Alize Johnson played his AAU basketball for Team Pennsylvania, based out of Harrisburg.
Alize Johnson then transferred to Missouri State University to finish his athletic and academic career.
On May 15,2017, Alize Johnson was invited for a private workout with the Boston Celtics.
Alize Johnson was named Most Valuable Player in the camp over these players and thus improved his draft stock and multiple NBA teams took notice.
On June 21,2018, Alize Johnson was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 50th pick in the 2018 NBA draft.
On July 6,2018 Alize Johnson made his debut for the Pacers at the 2018 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas where against the Houston Rockets Alize Johnson scored 15 points had 4 rebounds and 2 assists in 16 minutes of play.
Alize Johnson played in 4 games during the 2018 summer league averaging 12.4 ppg, 8.6 rpg and 1.6 apg in 23 minutes played.
On July 17,2018, Alize Johnson signed a two-year, guaranteed contract worth $2,255,316 with the Pacers.
Alize Johnson remained in the G League until its season ended.
Alize Johnson finished the season with averages of 18.8 points per game, 13.5 rebounds per game, 3.3 assists per game and 1.4 blocks per game.
On November 27,2020, Alize Johnson signed an Exhibit 10 deal with the Toronto Raptors The signing was confirmed by the Raptors on December 1,2020.
On January 27,2021, Alize Johnson signed with Raptors 905 of the NBA G League.
On March 22,2021, Alize Johnson signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
On September 8,2021, Alize Johnson signed with the Chicago Bulls.
On December 28,2021, Alize Johnson signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.
On March 2,2022, Alize Johnson signed another 10-day contract, this time with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Alize Johnson made his debut for the team that evening.
On October 24,2022, Alize Johnson joined the Austin Spurs training camp roster.
On November 29,2022, Alize Johnson signed a contract to join the San Antonio Spurs.
Alize Johnson is the son of David Hill and Chanelle Alize Johnson.
Alize Johnson has three brothers David, Davion, and Nasza as well as four sisters, Davesha, Destiny, Davida and Alana.
Alize Johnson is the cousin of fellow professional basketball player Chevon Troutman, who plays overseas.
Alize Johnson graduated with a communications degree from Missouri State University in 2018.
Alize Johnson is very active in the charity and activism landscape.
Alize Johnson mainly focuses on his hometown of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, but has been a player in the Indianapolis area as well, participating in multiple community events with the Pacers and Mad Ants.
In November 2018, Alize Johnson donated basketball shoes for three Lycoming County varsity high school basketball teams, over 40 players from Williamsport, Loy ck and St John Neumann high schools were given pairs.
In early 2019, Alize Johnson announced he was donated $145,000 to open a basketball court at park.
In July 2019, Alize Johnson held his first annual basketball camp in Springfield at his alma mater.
On July 19,2019, Alize Johnson held his first basketball camp at his former high school.