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Short Info

Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1969
DiedJanuary 21, 2010, Redwood City, California, United States
SpouseCeleste Wingfield
Fact(1996-) Foward for the New York Knicks.

Larry Johnson is a retired American professional basketball player who was born on March 14, 1969, in Tyler, Texas. He is the son of Larry and Shirley Johnson. He has two sisters, Lisa and Lori. Johnson was a star player on his high school basketball team. He was recruited by several colleges, but chose to play for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Johnson was a two-time All-American and led the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels to the NCAA championship in 1990. He was the first overall pick in the 1991 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets.

Johnson had a successful rookie season, averaging 19. 2 points per game and being named Rookie of the Year. He was also selected to play in the 1992 All-Star Game. Johnson’s career was plagued by injuries, but he still managed to be a productive player. He averaged double figures in scoring nine times in his 14-year NBA career. Johnson retired in 2005 with career averages of 16.

2 points and 6. 6 rebounds per game. He was inducted into the UNLV Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. He has been married twice and has four children. ..

General Info

Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1969
DiedJanuary 21, 2010, Redwood City, California, United States
Height2.01 m
Weight113 kg
ProfessionBasketball player, Actor
EducationOdessa College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


SpouseCeleste Wingfield
ChildrenLarry Johnson, Jr.
ParentsLarry Johnson, Christine Johnson
SiblingsTony Johnson


AwardsNBA Rookie of the Year Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Rookie Team, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, McDonald's All-American Game, John R. Wooden Award, Sporting News Men's College Basketball Player of the Year, Oscar Robertson Trophy, USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, NABC Player of t...
NominationsHeisman Trophy, Best NFL Player ESPY Award
MoviesHuman Highway, Year of the Horse, CSNY/Déjà Vu, Solo Trans, Journey Through the Past, Greendale, Neil Young: Silver and Gold, Joni Mitchell: Shadows and Light, Bonnaroo Music Festival 2002, Rickie Lee Jones: Live at the Wiltern Theatre

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1Retired from the NBA [October 2001]
2(1996-) Foward for the New York Knicks.
3Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Attempted Leader (1,962).
4Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Leader (1,513).
5Charlotte Hornets All-Time Rebounds Leader (3,479).
6Charlotte Hornets All-Time Defensive Rebounds Leader (2,293).
7Charlotte Hornets All-Time Offensive Rebounds Leader (1,186).
8Forward for Charlotte Hornets (1991-1996) and New York Knicks (1996-2001).
91st overall draft pick in 1991 NBA Draft.
101992 NBA Rookie of the Year. Charlotte's all-time leading rebounder with 3,479. Traded by Charlotte to the New York Knicks for Anthony Mason and Brad Lohaus on 7/14/96.



The Garden's Defining Moments2015TV Mini-Series
Space Jam1996Larry Johnson
Eddie1996Charlotte Hornets
Family Matters1993TV SeriesGrandmama


Triumph of Faith2001Documentary executive producer


Four Courses with J.B. Smoove2013TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami2009TV SeriesHimself - Professional Football Player
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
2007 Trumpet Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimself
1993 NBA All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Runnin' Rebels of UNLV2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball2005TV Movie documentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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